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Song makes shock Cameroon return

March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alex Song will step out of international retirement and be a part of Cameroon’s squad to face South Africa this month. New Indomitable Lions coach Hugo Broos has called upon the 28-year-old West Ham midfielder’s services,...

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A Nigerian man has been killed after arguing with a friend over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer in the world Africa Football Shop understands. Nigerian national Michael Chukwuma, 21, stabbed...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 29

March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leicester City’s fairytale EPL form continued as star man Riyad Mahrez’s goal against Watford was enough to get take them five points clear at the top. Africa Football Shop‘s EPL correspondent Ravi Palawani reports all...

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Nigeria coach Oliseh resigns

February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh has resigned from his post citing contract violations, lack of support and unpaid wages. Oliseh, 41, who took over the Super Eagles post in July 2015 after the sacking of...

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FEATURE: 8 African transfers that made headlines

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The mid-season transfer window in European football has now closed, with teams having used the month of January to buy and sell players in order to strengthen their squads. A number of African players made...

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CAF AWARDS: AUBAMEYANG ENDS TOURE REIGN

January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been crowned CAF African Player of the Year for the first time. The 26-year old beat Ivorian Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew to the crown, the...

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Partey strike sends Madrid top

January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey was the hereo as Atletico Madrid earned a hard fought 1-0 victory over Levante to go top of La Liga. The goal was Partey’s first in the Spanish top-flight and it...

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Feghouli wins African Best player in LA LIGA

December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Algerian star Sofiane Feghouli has been voted best African player in the Spanish La Liga for the 2014/15 season. The Algerian international becomes the second player to win the individual accolade after his compatriot Brahimi...

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Africa’s WC qualifiers draw set for June

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The draw for the group stage of CAF qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place in Cairo on 24 June 2016, FIFA announced on their official website on Friday. Twenty nations have...

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Coach Le Roy quits Congo

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Frenchman Claude Le Roy has quit as coach of the Republic of Congo after leading them to the third phase of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The much travelled 67-year-old explained to AFP, after a...

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