Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
African players in Europe: Mane steps out of the shadows
Senegalese Sadio Mane was the stand-out African performer in Europe at the weekend, scoring twice for Liverpool as they kept hot on the heels of Manchester City in the title race. Often overshadowed by Egypt striker Mohamed Salah at Anfield, Mane netted the second and fourth goals in a 4-2 win over Burnley to close…
African players in Europe: Mixed fortunes for stars
The last three African Player of the Year award winners experienced mixed fortunes in the English Premier League at the weekend.
Salah penalty sends Liverpool seven points clear again
Liverpool bounced back from two consecutive defeats to remain on course for a first league title in 29 years, but were made to wait before breaking down an obdurate Brighton thanks to Mohamed Salah's 50th-minute penalty in a 1-0 win on Saturday.
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,…
Egypt’s Salah retains African Footballer of the Year Award
Egypt’s striker, Mohammed Salah yesterday in the island of Goree, Dakar, Senegal beat his Liverpool teammate, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon’s Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to retain the CAF African Footballer of the Year award he won last year.
Expectations high as CAF crowns Africa’s best footballers
Expectations are high. The stars have arrived and everything is set for Africa’s most prestigious sports award, the Aiteo CAF Footballer of the Year Awards...
Salah, Mane, Aubameyang are finalists for CAF Player of the Year
Voters in the 2018 CAF Awards have picked Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the finalists for the ceremony...
Aubameyang is Premier League’s best striker, Guendouzi admits
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been the best striker in the Premier League this season and is “perfect” to play with, according to his Arsenal team-mate Matteo Guendouzi. Aubameyang’s goal against Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day took his tally for the season to 13, the most in the division. The Gabon international also has three…
City, Chelsea lose at home as United maul Cardiff 5-1
Premier League champions Manchester City were stunned at home by Crystal Palace yesterday, as Chelsea were beaten by Leicester City...
Aubameyang double sees off Burnley as Ozil returns for Arsenal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Arsenal returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory against Burnley on Saturday as Mesut Ozil was restored to the starting line-up as captain.