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Iheanacho stars as Manchester City run riot

October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nigeria youngster Kelechi Iheanacho was the star of the show as Manchester City cruised past Crystal Palace with a 5-1 win in the League Cup. Palace knew about the Nigerian forward, having seen him score...

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Toure named on 23-man Ballon d’Or shortlist

October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure has been named on the 23-man Ballon d’Or shortlist, with the winner announced in Zurich on January 11. The 32-year-old made the grade for the top individual award in world...

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African Player of the Year nominees announced

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The nominees for the Confederation of African Football’s African Player of the Year Award have been announced this week. Manchester City midfielder and former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure is a clear favourite for the...

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Cisse partakes in voodoo ritual

October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse took part in a voodoo-style ritual after his fine form early in his Magpies career came to a halt. The 30-year-old Senegal international is understood to have looked for help...

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Neville: Toure’s the best midfielder in the EPL

September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Manchester United legend Gary Neville rates Ivory Coast and Manchester City’s Yaya Toure as the best midfielder in the Premier League. But Neville has urged boss Manuel Pellegrini to start using the 32-year-old a little...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in Bundesliga – Week 5

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The shocker of Bundesliga match day five was served off-field as Ibrahima Traore’s coach Lucien Favre resigned as the head coach at Borrusia Monchengladbach. Last season’s Bundesliga best gaffer was left with no option with...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in Bundesliga – Week 4

September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The usual heated pre-match rumbling was replaced by a soft-hearted humane one as all 18 clubs in the German Bundesliga fashioned a way to accommodate refugees, this didn’t deter the competitiveness. The African players, most...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Africa Football Shop’s Football League Round-up is back, with coverage of Leagues One and Two this weekend, as the Championship takes an international break. It was a quiet weekend for the Africans taking part in Football League...

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ROUND-UP: Sunday’s AFCON 2017 Qualifiers

September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The road to AFCON 2017 continued on Sunday with Africa’s top-ranked team Algeria and champions Ivory Coast all in action. Africa Football Shop‘s comprehensive round-up on Sunday’s round of AFCON 2017 qualifier’s below. Algeria secured...

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Egypt into world’s top 50

September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

FIFA’s latest world rankings have seen Egypt return to the world’s top 50, after their record-high of 24 last year. Hector Cuper’s men dropped drastically down the table after failing to qualify for this year’s...

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