Tag: African All Stars

Soccer – Nigeria striker Junior Ajayi signs Al Ahly extension

Soccer – Nigeria striker Junior Ajayi signs Al Ahly extension

Junior Ajayi has signed a new three-year contract with Al Ahly. In the summer of 2016, the Nigeria striker joined the Egyptian giants for a reported fee of $2million from Tunisian side CS Sfaxien. ✍🏽 سيد عبد الحفيظ، أعلن عن تمديد عقد جونيور أجاي، لاعب الفريق، لمدة ثلاث سنوات قادمة. pic.twitter.com/OZDdDozXoo — Al Ahly SC…

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Soccer – Liverpool news: Jordan Henderson knows all about struggles at Anfield and sees Naby Keita starting to justify £53m fee

Soccer – Liverpool news: Jordan Henderson knows all about struggles at Anfield and sees Naby Keita starting to justify £53m fee

A man who is now the Reds’ skipper initially struggled to make his mark on Merseyside and has seen a current colleague come through similar tests Jordan Henderson claims Naby Keita has come through Liverpool struggles similar to those he experienced when first arriving at Anfield to start justifying a £52.75 million ($68m) price tag.…

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Soccer – Zambia’s Racheal Kundananji joins Kazakhstan queens BIIK Kazygurt from Indeni Roses

Soccer – Zambia’s Racheal Kundananji joins Kazakhstan queens BIIK Kazygurt from Indeni Roses

The Zambia international has teamed up with the Kazakhstan champions after successful medicals Racheal Kundananji has joined Kazakhstan champions BIIK Kazygurt on a two-year-long loan deal from Indeni Roses. The forward was hugely impressive for Indeni Roses in 2018 as she scored 21 goals in 18 games to help them to Zambia’s Copperbelt Women League…

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Soccer – Kevin-Prince Boateng’s home burgled while in action for Barcelona

Soccer – Kevin-Prince Boateng’s home burgled while in action for Barcelona

The 31-year-old was being robbed during his LaLiga debut for the Catalans with some valubables carted away Kevin-Prince Boateng’s residence in Spain was burgled on Saturday while he was in action for Barcelona in their 1-0 win over Real Valladolid. The Ghanaian midfielder played his first match at the Camp Nou as well as his…

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Soccer – Sadio Mane’s crucial to Liverpool’s cause vs. Bayern Munich, says Hamann

Soccer – Sadio Mane’s crucial to Liverpool’s cause vs. Bayern Munich, says Hamann

Jurgen Klopp’s men will hope to claim a first-leg advantage when they take on the German champions at Anfield Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann believes Sadio Mane can lead the Reds past Bayern Munich in Tuesday’s Champions League game. The in-form Senegal international has scored in each of his last four games, helping Jurgen Klopp’s…

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Soccer – Champions League exclusive: ‘Barcelona are something else!’ – Lyon star Maxwel Cornet braced for showdown

Soccer – Champions League exclusive: ‘Barcelona are something else!’ – Lyon star Maxwel Cornet braced for showdown

The Ligue 1 side will take on the Catalans in France on Tuesday and the 22-year-old believes they can compete with the Liga giants Maxwel Cornet says Lyon are 100 per cent focused on Tuesday night’s Champions League encounter with Barcelona, admitting the Liga giants are “something else”. Lyon qualified in second place of Group F, finishing behind…

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Soccer – Karl Toko Ekambi on target as Villarreal clinch first 2019 home win

Soccer – Karl Toko Ekambi on target as Villarreal clinch first 2019 home win

The Cameroon international scored his 12th goal of the season to help the Yellow Submarine to a comfortable victory at Estadio de la Ceramica Karl Toko Ekambi found the target as Villarreal clinched their first home win in 2019 with a 3-0 victory over Sevilla in Sunday’s Spanish LaLiga game. After a five-game winless run…

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Soccer – Hakim Ziyech continues impressive run as Ajax demolish NAC Breda

Soccer – Hakim Ziyech continues impressive run as Ajax demolish NAC Breda

The Morocco international scored and created another to help Erik ten Hag’s men bounce back to winning ways Hakim Ziyech continued his impressive run in Ajax Amsterdam’s 5-0 thrashing of NAC Breda in Sunday’s Dutch Eredivisie tie. After netting in their Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, the 25-year-old delivered another outstanding performance scoring and…

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Soccer – African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Manchester United plot record £90m move for Kalidou Koulibaly

Soccer – African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Manchester United plot record £90m move for Kalidou Koulibaly

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to African stars across the world Man Utd plot £90m move for Koulibaly Manchester United are prepared to splash £90m to sign Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer, according to The Sun. The Red Devils reportedly had their top scout to watch the…

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Soccer – Moses Simon praises Levante’s fighting spirit after Celta Vigo win

Soccer – Moses Simon praises Levante’s fighting spirit after Celta Vigo win

The Super Eagles attacker was on parade for the entire duration as Paco Lopez’s men sealed their eighth win of the season Moses Simon has praised his Levante teammates for their ‘good’ fighting spirit after thrashing Celta Vigo 4-1 in Saturday’s La Liga encounter. The Frogs bounced back from their 2-0 loss to Deportivo Alaves…

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Soccer – Franck Kessie lauds AC Milan win over ‘strong’ Atalanta

Soccer – Franck Kessie lauds AC Milan win over ‘strong’ Atalanta

The 22-year-old helped Gennaro Gattuso’s men come from a goal behind to halt their hosts’ eight-game unbeaten run in all competitions Franck Kessie has described AC Milan’s 3-1 win over his former side Atalanta in Saturday’s Serie A encounter as a very important result. The Cote d’Ivoire international returned to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia…

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Soccer – Mahrez pleased as Manchester City advance to FA Cup quarter-finals

Soccer – Mahrez pleased as Manchester City advance to FA Cup quarter-finals

The Algeria international helped City overcome the League One side, scoring his 10th goal of the season at Rodney Parade Riyad Mahrez has expressed his delight after Manchester City defeated Newport County 4-1 to advance to the FA Cup quarter-finals. After a first-half stalemate, Leroy Sane broke the deadlock to open the goals surge with…

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Soccer – Salomon Kalou stars as Werder Bremen hold Hertha

Soccer – Salomon Kalou stars as Werder Bremen hold Hertha

The Cote d’Ivoire international provided an assist as the Old Lady got forced to a share of the spoils at Olympiastadion Salomon Kalou was in fine form as Werder Bremen held Hertha to a 1-1 stalemate in Saturday’s German Bundesliga game. After returning to winning ways against Borussia M’glabach last time out following back-to-back defeats…

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Soccer – Riyad Mahrez hits double figures as Manchester City reach FA Cup quarter-finals

Soccer – Riyad Mahrez hits double figures as Manchester City reach FA Cup quarter-finals

The Algeria winger scored a late goal – his 10th across all competition – to seal victory for the Citizens against their stubborn hosts Riyad Mahrez found the target as Manchester City defeated Newport County to progress to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. The winger who has had to be content with cameo roles…

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Soccer – Man Utd transfers: Napoli defender Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with interest

Soccer – Man Utd transfers: Napoli defender Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with interest

The defender has been linked with a Napoli exit and says he wants to demonstrate that he is one of the greatest defenders in the game Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is pleased to be attracting reported interest from the likes of Manchester United and says he is aiming to prove he is one of the top…

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Soccer – Gambia’s Penda Bah joins Nigerian side Dream Stars from Interior FC

Soccer – Gambia’s Penda Bah joins Nigerian side Dream Stars from Interior FC

The Gambia international has teamed up with the Nigeria top-flight side for a season-long loan deal Penda Bah has joined newly promoted Nigeria Women Premier League side Dream Stars on a season-long loan deal from Interior FC, with an option to purchase. The 20-year-old featured at the 2012 Fifa U17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan,…

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Soccer – Christian Luyindama scores as Galatasaray suffer Europa League blow

Soccer – Christian Luyindama scores as Galatasaray suffer Europa League blow

The 25-year-old levelled the scoring at the Turk Telekom Arena, but Haris Seferovic struck to gift the visitors a huge first-leg advantage Christian Luyindama scored on his debut Europa League appearance for Galatasaray, but his side fell 2-1 at home to Benfica in the first leg of their round of 32 fixtures. The forward joined…

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Soccer – African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Juventus offer Dybala plus £43.9m for Liverpool’s Salah

Soccer – African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Juventus offer Dybala plus £43.9m for Liverpool’s Salah

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to African stars across the world Torino want permanent Aina deal Following his impressive performances in the Serie A this season, Torino are prepared to sign Chelsea loanee Ola Aina on a permanent basis in the summer. The Mirror reports that Walter Mazzarri’s side…

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Soccer – Mohamed Diame confident of Newcastle United’s Premier League stay

Soccer – Mohamed Diame confident of Newcastle United’s Premier League stay

Although the Magpies are only one point above the relegation zone, the former Senegal international is upbeat of their survival Mohamed Diame has expressed his confidence in Newcastle United’s Premier League stay at the end of the season. After stunning league champions Manchester City they have since failed to claim a victory in the subsequent…

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