Posts tagged Mohamed Salah
How did Salah take the "next step"?

Premier League title or not, one thing is for certain. Mo Salah is no one-season wonder. The Egyptian pharaoh made the jump to world class territory after winning the Premier League Golden Boot back-to-back. Approaching only his 27th birthday, what looks like a “sky is the limit” career didn’t always look a sure measure.

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Do the FIFA POTY Nominees hint at a new era?

It’s the first time since 2006 that Messi is missing from the the list of top three male footballers, an African makes the cut for the FIFA Best Awards since George Weah, unfamiliar goalkeepers contending the prime glove award and FIFA World Cup 2018 standout performers dominant. Is a new era in our midst?

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Batman in Town!

This short piece takes a look at the arrival of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the English Premier League and how he can light up the league. It also gives mention to the contribution of fellow African players who have been performing well in the past few years.

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African Football 101: FirstTouch’s 8 points

This blog aims to provide insight on the landscape of football in Africa through the eyes of an African. It touches on eight key points that explain the state of African football targeted at those without enough exposure of what the beautiful game means to Africa.

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Africa’s Best Footballing Moments in 2017

This digest summarizes the most memorable moments in the year as far as African football is concerned, with of course one or two special highlights from around the world. The dominance of Mohamed Salah is captured, Kaka’s career regurgitated, Cameroon’s African triumph recognized amongst many other ground breaking stories of 2017.

 

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