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19 Jan 2017
Most memories involving individual brilliance in football normally end with a goal. However, there are some instances when they do not, and where a sheer act, move, save or dribble are of such top-shelf quality, that remain in your mind even more magnified than a goal.
16 Jan 2017
Current African footballer of the Year, Riyad Mahrez, scored twice but Algeria had to settle for a 2-2 draw with rank outsiders, Zimbabwe, as their Africa Cup of Nations campaign got off to a slow start in Franceville yesterday.
15 Jan 2017
Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria had to settle for a 2-2 draw with rank outsiders Zimbabwe as their Africa Cup of Nations campaign got off to a slow start in Franceville on Sunday.
12 Jan 2017
"Riyad Mahrez? He's an example!" goes the mantra in Sarcelles, a north Parisian housing project where strings of high-rise blocks were built in the 1950s and 1960s primarily to accommodate French settlers from Algeria.
10 Jan 2017
Manchester United and Liverpool have each lost an important player, but in the Premier League it is Leicester City for whom the Africa Cup of Nations is the biggest inconvenience.
9 Jan 2017
A new-look Ivory Coast will defend their Africa Cup of Nations title while the hosts' lightning-quick striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the cast of superstar names as the 2017 tournament begins in Gabon on Saturday.
9 Jan 2017
Although the likes of Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho made the bench for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa’s best team for 2016, but no Nigerian is in the starting XI.
7 Jan 2017
Flavour: Globacom brand ambassador, Flavour felicitating with the new African Football king and Queen, Riyad Mahrez (second left) and Asisat Oshoala(centre). With them at the awards gala night are the first runner up, Pierre –Emerick Aubameyang...
6 Jan 2017
Mahrez, 25, beat Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scooped the prestigious accolade last year, into second place, with Senegal star Sadio Mane, who features for Liverpool, taking third place.
5 Jan 2017
Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is favourite to be crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2016 on the back of his contribution to Leicester City's shock English Premier League title win.
30 Dec 2016
Claudio Ranieri admits victory is a must for Leicester City against West Ham United on Saturday, and the Italian is ready to turn to his struggling big guns in his moment of need.
27 Dec 2016
Claudio Ranieri has told Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez he needs to provide more graft and guile as Leicester try to pull away from the relegation fight.


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