The new Premier League season brings with it a new fantasy football campaign which, for many fans — one suspects, is the true highlight of the sporting calendar. As ever, fantasy players across the world will be agonizing about which names will make their squad for the grand unveiling…and to this end, We are here to help. Here, we present our five budget African players you absolutely have to consider for your team this season. Read the rest of this entry
Africans have over the time proved that their influence could be the deciders between their club’s success and failure in the Premier League.
We take a look at some African big names that can influence the title race for the forthcoming 2017/2018 EPL season. Read the rest of this entry
The Foxes revealed the Nigeria international had agreed to join the former English champions having endured a tough time at Etihad Stadium. Read the rest of this entry
We take a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond ahead of the opening of the summer window. Read the rest of this entry
Manchester’s City ’s blistering start to the season has seen them anointed champions-elect. They may well fulfil this prophecy come May 2016; their victory at Crystal Palace showed the sort of gritty persistence that defines champions, and had an inevitability about it bordering on predestination. It also neatly penned a wonderful script, as Kelechi Iheanacho , a few weeks removed from his 19th birthday, struck the winner at the death with his very first touch.
For the Nigerian football fan, Iheanacho’s announcement to the Premier League has been the object of frenzied expectation. Read the rest of this entry
Sunday’s Community Shield was a light aperitif; dispensed with, focus inevitably turns to the Premier League season in store, and the narratives set to be explored and unfurled in the current weeks and months. One of the chief questions, from the standpoint of the Super Eagles, is in what capacity the lavish talents of Kelechi Iheanacho are to be utilized.
For the second preseason in a row, the youngster has put hardly a foot wrong.
The caveat last time around was Manchester City’s inability to snag him a work permit, an inconvenience that has now been corrected. Read the rest of this entry
The Citizens opened scoring after Iheanacho sent debutant Raheem Sterling through on goal with a well-placed pass early in the third minute before he scored in the 51st minute when Ashley Cole misplaced a back pass.
However, Miralem Pjanic and Adem Ljajic both scored either side of the City goals to end the game 2-2 before the former English champions won 5-4 on penalties. Read the rest of this entry