Why most African footballers survive abroad

Sadio Mane When Sadio Mané scored the decisive penalty to secure Senegal’s triumph over Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Isaak, a professional Ghanaian footballer in his late 20s, could not have been further away from the action. Watching the final online in his room in eastern Thailand, Isaak’s thoughts most likely turned to what might have been had … Continue reading Why most African footballers survive abroad

Wilfried Zaha makes first AFCON appearance as Ivory Coast beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha made his first Africa Cup of Nations 2021 appearance on Wednesday night as the Ivory Coast overcame Equatorial Guinea 1-0 to open their campaign. Wilfried Zaha The attacker's Palace teammates Jordan Ayew and Cheikhou Kouyaté made their first appearance at this year's tournament earlier in the week. The trio's sides, Ghana, … Continue reading Wilfried Zaha makes first AFCON appearance as Ivory Coast beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0

AFCON 2022: Nigeria coach Eguavoen reveals how teams can stop Mohamed Salah from scoring goals

Nigeria interim coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed his basketball-inspired plan that helped to stop Mohamed Salah scoring at the Africa Cup of Nations. Mohamed Salah Egypt fell to a 1-0 defeat yesterday afternoon against the Super Eagles, with Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the game's only goal. Much of the talk heading into this … Continue reading AFCON 2022: Nigeria coach Eguavoen reveals how teams can stop Mohamed Salah from scoring goals