Rio 2014 Stars to Watch: Frank Acheampong

Rio 2014 Stars to Watch: Frank Acheampong

Frank Acheampong started his career with King Faisal Babes, under the direction of Romain Krider his first coach. He joined Berekum Chelsea on free transfer after King Faisal failed ...

Gabriel Batistuta, the Argentinian cannon ball and his record in the world cup

Gabriel Batistuta, the Argentinian cannon ball and his record in the world cup

From a total of 48 hat-tricks scored in the history of the World Cup, only four players, managed to reach this achievement twice: Hungary’s Sandor Kocsis (1954), Just Fontaine of ...

Ramadan Sobhi: the new Abu Trika in the Egyptian football

Ramadan Sobhi: the new Abu Trika in the Egyptian football

The Egyptian playmaker Ramadan Sobhi has stolen the show in his team’s game Al Ahly against th Brazilian team Botafogo in the third round of the U-17 Zayed Cup. The Youngster has ...

Barcelona and Tottenham fight over Nigerian Iniesta Musa Yahaya

Barcelona and Tottenham fight over Nigerian Iniesta Musa Yahaya

The 16-year-old was part of a Nigerian team which recently won the Under-17 World Cup, and clubs from all over Europe have been interested in signing him. Spanish giants Barca were ...

Kenya star Oliech struggles in Ajaccio

Kenya star Oliech struggles in Ajaccio

On 22 January 2013, Oliech joined Ajaccio of Ligue 1 after completing a move from Ligue 2 side Auxerre and signing a two and a half-year contract. He was handed the number 29 jersey ...

Emmanuel Adebayor revival !

Emmanuel Adebayor revival !

Emmanuel Adebayor’s path  with Tottenham this season wasn’t easy. But in the end he managed to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Left behind in the early season by André ...

Video: 5 important goals in Drogba’s career

Video: 5 important goals in Drogba’s career

Adored, loved, respected, feared.. this is how Drogba was seen by football players and football fans. A player who has filled europeen stadiums with his talent, his greatness, and ...

Rio 2014 Stars to Watch: Frank Acheampong

Frank Acheampong started his career with King Faisal Babes, under the direction of Romain Krider his first coach. He joined Berekum Chelsea on free transfer after King Faisal failed to negotiate a new deal. He was invited for trials by Sheikh Mansour, who owns the English side Manchester City, to his base in Abu Dhabi to be observed by Al-Jazeera, the other club he owns. In February 2011, he joined Thai ...

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Gabriel Batistuta, the Argentinian cannon ball and his record in the world cup

From a total of 48 hat-tricks scored in the history of the World Cup, only four players, managed to reach this achievement twice: Hungary’s Sandor Kocsis (1954), Just Fontaine of France (1958), Germany legend Gerd Muller (1970) and Argentina’s Gabriel Batistuta (1994/1998), but the latter is the only one to score two hat-tricks in different two different editions of the world cup. the first was in 1994 in ...

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Ramadan Sobhi: the new Abu Trika in the Egyptian football

The Egyptian playmaker Ramadan Sobhi has stolen the show in his team’s game Al Ahly against th Brazilian team Botafogo in the third round of the U-17 Zayed Cup. The Youngster has delivered a good display, which lead foorball specialists in Egypt to see in him the the Egyptian football legend Abu Trika, and predict that he will take his place later on his career. Despite his young age (16 years old), Ramadan ...

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Barcelona and Tottenham fight over Nigerian Iniesta Musa Yahaya

The 16-year-old was part of a Nigerian team which recently won the Under-17 World Cup, and clubs from all over Europe have been interested in signing him. Spanish giants Barca were in talks with Yahaya’s agent last week, but Spurs have since moved in and agreed a deal to bring him to White Hart Lane. According to reports, the midfielder will have a medical in north London before the weekend ahead of signing ...

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Kenya star Oliech struggles in Ajaccio

On 22 January 2013, Oliech joined Ajaccio of Ligue 1 after completing a move from Ligue 2 side Auxerre and signing a two and a half-year contract. He was handed the number 29 jersey and went on to score on his debut against Evian Thonon Gaillard in a 1–1 draw, which he was delighted to score on his debut. Kenya star Oliech has played only a bit-part in a difficult season for Corsican side Ajaccio, which sees ...

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Emmanuel Adebayor revival !

Emmanuel Adebayor’s path  with Tottenham this season wasn’t easy. But in the end he managed to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Left behind in the early season by André Villas-Boas, the Togolese had to settle for few Premier League appearances. The dark period for the former Metz began in the middle of July after the death of his older brother, Peter. After months of struggling in the bench, ...

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Video: 5 important goals in Drogba’s career

Adored, loved, respected, feared.. this is how Drogba was seen by football players and football fans. A player who has filled europeen stadiums with his talent, his greatness, and his shining performance. What if we resume the whole career of Drogba in 5 goals ? “Not feasible” you would say, but if it was to choose only 5 of his most impressive goals, we would choose. His goal against Newcastle when ...

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Bernard Parker 2014 CHAN’s top scorer is also PSL top scorer!

The 2014 Orange CHAN top scorer Bernard Parker with 3 goals is also for now PSL top scorer with 9 goals this season. This season the Chiefs ace is three goals ahead of his next closest challengers: Mashego again, this time in Mamelodi Sundowns colours, and Swallows' on-loan striker Edward Manqele, who are on six goals. 2013/14 PSL top scorers: Bernard Parker - 9 Edward Manqele - 6 Katlego Mashego - 6 Atusaye ...

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Gedion Zelalem Arsenal’s new discovered talent from Ethiopia(video)

Highly-rated central midfielder Gedion Zelalem arrived at Arsenal in January 2013. The Germany youth international, who also has Ethiopian heritage, was spotted by Arsenal scout and former Gunner Danny Karbassiyoon playing in the Dallas Cup – and was firmly on the Club’s radar after that. Formerly of Hertha Berlin, Gedion broke into the Gunners’ under-21 team at the end of last season, turning in an assured ...

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Ikechukwu Uche Villarreal top scorer

In the last day of the 2011 summer transfer window Uche was purchased by Villarreal CF, before immediately being loaned out to fellow top-divisioner Granada CF. On 17 September he scored the game's only goal against the team that held his rights, in a home fixture. His stable performance and goal scoring abilities have led him to return to the Yellow Submarine, Uche led his team in scoring as it returned to ...

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