Categories Archives: Africa

Afcon 2017: Burkina Faso finally name 23-man squad

Burkina Faso midfielder Adama Guira with coach Paulo Duarte Burkina Faso coach Paulo Duarte finally named his final Africa Cup of Nations squad on Friday – well after Wednesday’s deadline. The Confederation of African Football has yet to respo

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Asisat Oshoala: ‘Female players deserve more’

Asisat Oshoala was named best player at the 2014 Women’s World Cup The Confederation of African Football ‘s female player of the year Asisat Oshoala has called for the continent to make conditions better for women. Nigeria and Arsenal Ladies s

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Mahrez, Onyango crowned Kings of African football

History was made on Thursday, 5 January 2017 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja with the coronation of Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez as African Player of the Year 2016 and Ugandan goalie, Denis Onyango as African Player of the Year – Based i

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AWARDS WINNERS

African Player of the Year 1. Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria & Leicester City) – 361 votes 2. Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund) – 313 votes 3. Sadio MANE (Senegal & Liverpool) – 186 votes   African Player of the Year – Base

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