Posts in Africa
Why Obi Mikel & Chukwueze were left out of the Nigerian squad for the upcoming AFCON Qualifier

Nigeria have already qualified for the 2019 AFCON finals to be held in Egypt later this year. In this piece, we provide an analysis as to why the Super Eagles have more to gain by leaving out former Chelsea midfielder, Obi Mikel and the highly rated Spanish La Liga youngster, Samuel Chukwueze.

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Al Ahly: The road to continental dominance

Formed as a small institution to unite Egypt’s high school students fighting colonialism in the early 20th century, Al Ahly has become a global movement. The African Club of The Century have an astounding total of 128 trophies, which inevitably makes them the most successful football club in the world.

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Zambian Mwape Musonda making a point in the ABSA Premiership

He might be playing for none of the 2018/19 ABSA Premiership title contenders but Musonda is outscoring them all. After less impressive spells at Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows, the Zambian has found a new home at Lidoda Duvha. As their name suggests, the “day has really come” for Mwape.”

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Vitesse, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord opening academies in Zimbabwe?

Westerhof plans to usher in a new methodology to accelerate African players’ growth to global stardom. Dutch Eredivisie’s Ajax has done it successfully with South Africa’s Ajax Cape Town club. Could Zimbabwe follow the same path?

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