Posts tagged Spain
The USA are back to back champs. Even though European nations are making progress, substance must always trump style.

A second consecutive and record 4th FIFA World Cup title is certainly something to shout about. The word is dominance, it spells dominance. However, hidden in the narrative are the stern challenges of Spain, France, England and the Netherlands, that the USWNT faced enroute to their 2019 title. Substance did trump style and we get to explore the meaning of the win, both for America and women’s football in general.

Read More
We argue Real Madrid could be fixed in two Senegalese signatures

Adding strength and dynamism to Real Madrid may not be rocket science after all. In Sadio Mane and Kalidou Koulibaly, Senegal might just be the answer to the 3-peat UEFA Champions League winners’ ills. Los Blancos are struggling to keep up with La Liga bitter rivals, Barcelona.

Read More
FT In The Future: Asensio and Richarlison usher in the new generation for Spain and Brazil

Richarlison’s slick start at Premier League side, Everton continued with a brace for Brazil and Real Madrid’s Asensio made a powerful statement in the UEFA Nations League. He looks set to star in La Liga and eventually work to ensure Los Blancos will not miss Cristiano Ronaldo. The story about these two is a story of the future.

Read More
FT African Legends Series: Salif Keita, a forgotten hero?

We reminisce the days of “The Black Pearl of Bamako,” the player who scored goals for fun in the Ligue 1, La Liga and pioneered the conquest of the Major League Soccer for players close to retirement.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: LW - Percy Tau [Mamelodi Sundowns]

Percy Tau is one of the most promising African players that still plays in Africa. He is definitely one to watch as his consistent performances with Mamelodi Sundowns in the South African PSL continue to garner attention.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: CF - Emmanuel Boateng [Levante]

Emmanuel Boateng of Levante FC is a young, talented, Ghanaian striker that is making a name for himself in La Liga after a standout performance against Barcelona FC.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: RW - Keita Balde [Monaco]

Keita Balde is a talented attacker and has a promising future for his club AS Monaco FC and the Senegal National Team.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: CM - Naby Keita [RB Leipzig]

Guinean player Naby Keita has been a standout player at RB Leipzig and will soon transfer his talents to Liverpool FC.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: CDM - Wilfred Ndidi [Leicester City]

The 21-year old midfield enforcer, Wilfred Ndidi, is as good as anyone you can get in his position and will certainly attract interest from bigger clubs with good performances for Nigeria at the World Cup 2018 in Russia this summer.

Read More
FT 2017/18 African Transcendent XI: CDM - Franck Kessie [AC Milan]

Franck Kessie of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Torino FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 26, 2017 in Milan, Italy.

Read More