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
Jose Mourinho’s second spell at Chelsea was curtailed on Thursday when the Portuguese coach ‘parted ways’ with the Pensioners. He leaves as the coach’s most successful-ever manager, and will look back on some fond memories at Stamford Bridge…even if he leaves the club in dire straits. Mourinho’s great Chelsea sides have included many fine African players, and here we rank the best African stars to feature for the Blues under the Special One.
In previous years, several African stars have been recognised in the yearly Goal 50. This year, however, only one of the continent’s players—Manchester City’s Yaya Toure—made the cut. In truth, there aren’t too many other African names who could make a really compelling case to have made the list, particularly considering the quality of footballer recognised. However, in a year’s time, will there be greater African representation in the world’s top 50 players? In this feature, we present five players who—with a bit of look—cut make Goal’s prestigious ranking in 2016.