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ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 7

October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crucial goals and late winners were the name of the game this week in the EPL from the African contingent with Mame Biram Diouf grabbing the headlines. Africa Football Shop‘s English Premier League correspondent, Ravi...

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Rudy Gestede

Benin call up Gestede

August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rudy Gestede, striker of English Premier League side Anton Villa is back in the Benin squad after a one-year of absence from International football. Gestede has been included in the Squirrels squad for their 2017...

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Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood believes Benin forward Rudy Gestede will prove a “nightmare” for defenders in the Premier League. Gestede got his Villa career off to a great start after scoring the winner for...

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AFSTZ: Promoted duo target Gestede

June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Newly-promoted Premier League sides Norwich City and Watford will battle it out for the signing of Blackburn Rovers’ Rudy Gestede. The Benin international, 26, is subject of interest from the former Championship sides, who won...

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Gestede |In the Hunt

Gestede unhappy with Blackburn demands

January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Benin striker Rudy Gestede is disappointed with his club Blackburn Rovers and believes they’re pricing him out of a move to the Premier League. EPL clubs Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion and Hull City are...

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Johnson returns to training

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Coventry City captain and Benin international Reda Johnson has returned to training and should be fit for the nation’s upcoming friendly. The West African minnows are set to face would-be Cup of Nations hosts Morocco...

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Versed in Promotion

Gestede effort not enough for Blackburn

November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rudy Gestede scored his third goal in four days, but it wasn’t enough for Blackburn Rovers to see off Millwall. Blackburn and Millwall met in East London in the Championship on Tuesday evening. The visitors...

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Gestede |In the Hunt

Gestede brace in Blackburn rout

November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benin hitman Rudy Gestede returned to scoring ways with a brace as Blackburn Rovers beat Reading 3-1. Rovers moved to within four points of Championship leaders Watford with a comfortable 3-1 victory over struggling Reading....

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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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Stephane Sessegnon

Baggies’ Africans earn point against United

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

West Bromwich Albion’s African talents helped earn the Baggies a valuable point against a Manchester United side still finding their feet under Louis van Gaal. It took just eight minutes for the home side to...

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