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Afobe

African Football League Round-up

February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

A busy weekend in the Championship for African players was in contrast to a quiet one at the base of the English Football League. Benik Afobe’s brace helped Wolverhampton Wanderers on their way to closing...

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OUT: Assombalonga to miss 12 months

February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Terrible news for the Nottingham Forest faithful: striker Britt Assombalonga will miss a year of action after undergoing knee surgery. Assombalonga, who is top scorer for Forest with 15 goals in the Championship, sustained the...

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Carl Ikeme

Football League African Round-up

December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The weekend’s focus was on Africans in the Championship as Leagues One and Two continued their FA Cup campaigns. The continent’s stars failed to score, while Carl Ikeme was kept busy for Wolverhampton Wanderers. Carl...

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Assombalonga to decline DR Congo AFCON call?

December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce is not perturbed at the prospect of a DR Congo call-up for striker Britt Assombalonga. The Leopards have previously extended a call-up to the 21-year-old who was born in Kinshasa,...

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African Football League Round-up

November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a story of missed opportunities for the Africans in Football League action this weekend, as Championship teams returned following the international break. Britt Assombalonga came back refreshed following a week off as his...

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Football League African Round-up

November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Leagues One and Two began their FA Cup campaigns this weekend, the spotlight was on the Championship with two Africans gaining their 10th goals of the season. Africa’s star man in the Championship was Britt...

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The Play-Offs Await

Assombalonga ignites Forest comeback

November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nottingham Forest arrested their Championship struggles with a 2-1 victory over newly-relegated Norwich City. Britt Assombalonga started life at the former European Champions explosively, and tore into the lead in the Championship scoring charts. There...

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Football League African Round-up

October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Football League teams begin to establish what end of the table they will be competing at this season, Africa’s stars endured a mixed bag of results and fortunes this weekend. While the Championship was...

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Gestede |In the Hunt

Gestede scores as Forest flounder

October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rudy Gestede have Blackburn Rovers the lead as they secured a 3-1 victory away at Nottingham Forest. Nottingham Forest’s promotion surge has slowed in recent weeks. The East Midlanders made an exceptional start to the...

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Assombalonga ends drought as Forest lose

October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congolese forward Britt Assombalonga ended his goal drought but was unable to help Nottingham Forest avoid their first defeat of the Championship campaign. The wheels have really come off Nottingham Forest’s promotion campaign. The side...

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