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ROUND-UP: Africans in the EPL – Week 28

March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

EPL sides returned to action midweek with Leicester still living the fairytale and champions Chelsea on a run of back to back victories for the first time this season. Africa Football Shop’s EPL correspondent reports...

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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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Gradel hints at Chelsea move

August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Max Gradel has hinted that he could join Chelsea in the future, days after signing for Premier League newcomers Bournemouth. The £7 million signing rejoined the Cherries, after a loan spell with the club back...

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AFSTZ: Bouremouth sign Gradel

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth have completed the signing of Ivory Coast forward Max Gradel for £7 million from St Etienne. The one-time Cherries loanee has returned to the club on a permanent basis, having scored 17 goals in...

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AFSTZ: Watford enter foray for Max Gradel

July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watford are the second newly promoted Premier League club reported to be vying for the signature of St Etienne winger Max Gradel. The Hornets are preparing a bid to match the French club’s £7 million...

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AFSTZ: Cherries close in on Max Gradel

July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth are finalising a £6m deal to sign Max Gradel from St Etienne after agreeing terms with the player. Eddie Howe is edging nearer towards his sixth summer capture and hopes to make the Ivorian...

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African winners of 2014/15 season

June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a long season, these five African players have stood out for their commitment, performances and part they’ve played in their team’s success in the 2014/15 season. Stephane Mbia to Sevilla has been as enjoyable...

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Ludovic Sane

AFS TOTW – Gradel, Sané & Matip star

March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The AFS Team of the Week returns with another edition dominated by African players drawn from seven different leagues. The Africa Football Shop team had a tough task this week selecting our front-men as it...

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Finke accepts blame

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cameroon coach Volker Finke has conceded that Cote d’Ivoire made the most of their mistake which resulted in defeat in their final Africa Cup of Nations match on Wednesday. Ivorian winger Max Gradel scored the...

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REPORT: Cameroon 0 Cote d’Ivoire 1

January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Max Gradel’s sensational first-half effort was enough to give Cote d’Ivoire a 1-0 victory over Cameroon and qualification to quarter-final berth of AFCON 2015 in Equatorial Guinea. Gradel’s goal was his second of the competition as...

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