PSG beat Man United to Napoli’s defender Koulibaly
Paris Saint-Germain has reportedly agreed to a €75m price with Napoli for in-demand defender Kalidou Koulibaly, claims a report. Koulibaly’s future in Italy has been unclear for 12 months or more with Manchester United
Diedhiou overshadows Mane in four-goal Senegal romp
Bristol City forward Famara Diedhiou overshadowed Liverpool star Sadio Mane on Sunday by scoring a hat-trick as Senegal crushed eSwatini 4-1 in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
FIFA chief appalled as Dalbert racist abuse halts Serie A game
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday the problem of racism in Italian football has "not improved" after a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted for several minutes because of racist abuse of Brazilian Dalbert.
'Sorry' Koulibaly hands Juventus victory in seven-goal Napoli thriller
Kalidou Koulibaly handed Juventus a dramatic win on Saturday with a last-gasp own goal that consigned Napoli to a painful 4-3 Serie A defeat after his side had battled back from three goals down to level the scores.
Ogu blasts Ighalo, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi’s omission from CAF best XI
Super Eagles’ midfielder, John Ogu has criticized the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) for omitting Nigeria’s trio of Odion Ighalo, William Troost-Ekong and Wilfred Ndidi from 2018 Africa XI list. On Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal, CAF named Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kalidou Koulibaly, Thomas Partey, Naby Keita, Riyad Mahrez, Serge Aurier, Eric Bailly,…
Spalletti accepts stadium closure over fans’ racism gesture
Inter coach Luciano Spalletti has strongly reiterated his condemnation of the alleged racist abuse suffered by Kalidou Koulibaly and said the club “gladly accept” the banning of fans from San Siro if it helps fight discrimination. The Nerazzurri’s 1-0 win over Napoli on Wednesday was marred as racist chanting appeared to be aimed at Koulibaly…
UEFA, FIFPro fault handling of racism abuse on Koulibaly
UEFA and FIFPro have condemned the “unacceptable” racist chants directed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly at Inter on Wednesday and criticised a failure to follow the recognised protocol for dealing with such incidents. The three-step process dictates that, in the first instance, the referee should stop the game and request that an announcement be made…
Napoli versus Liverpool Champions League, other matches on DStv, GOtv
Battle between Senegal teammates, Kalidou Koulibaly and Sadio Mane will headline the second Matchday of the UEFA Champions League’s group stage. Napoli will play host to Liverpool in a Group C clash at Stadio San Paolo today, with the tussle between Koulibaly and Mane set to be a key factor in deciding the outcome. The…
African players in Europe: Salah's goal run continues
Egyptian Mohamed Salah continued to be the star African performer in the major European leagues, scoring the goal that gave Liverpool victory over Brighton at the weekend.