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    Africans participate in European titles galore to open the week

    Among Africans who are playing abroad in the beginning of the week, one that stood out was Nigerian Henry Onyekuru of AS Eupen in the Belgian Cup, who scored a goal in Eupen’s 2-0 victory over Royal Excel Mouscron. Only 19 years old, this goal further increased interest from several Premier League teams who are […]

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    Lucien Favre praises Mario Balotelli’s improvement at Nice

    Mario Balotelli was praised by his Nice coach Lucien Favre after a successful Ligue 1 season in which Balotelli has scored 15 goals for his new French club. Given Balotelli’s reputation for being temperamental, Favre acknowledged that it was unclear early on whether or not Balotelli would last: “It’s clear, we must tell the truth, […]

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    Cameroon announces Confederation Cup roster

    Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos has announced his 30-man roster for the 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup, which is set to take place in Russia. The roster, announced a couple of days after their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, was led by Christian Bassogog, who is coming off two goals in the Africa Cup of […]

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    Juventus defeats Lazio for Coppa Italia title

    Juventus defeated Lazio two goals to nil on Wednesday, clinching their third consecutive Coppa Italia title; Juventus is the first ever club to win this title three times in a row. Dani Alves began the goal scoring for Juventus early on a cross from Alex Sandro as he laid it into the far top corner. […]

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    Salomon Kalou announces return to Ivory Coast team

    Salomon Kalou, who only recently announced a retirement from international competition, now says that he will indeed participate in World Cup qualifiers for the Ivory Coast national team. “I plan to play for my country in the World Cup qualifiers again,” Kalou said in an interview with the German media site BZ. According to Kalou, […]

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    Timothy Fosu-Mensah among targets by new Ghana coach

    Kwesi Appiah, the newly appointed head coach for the Ghanaian national football team, is reportedly targeting the recruitment of Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah, who is eligible to play for either Ghana or the Netherlands. This is part of his plan to expand his options when constructing a suitable roster to prepare for the 2018 […]

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    Nigeria leads African countries in football exports

    According to a recent study by the International Centre for Sports Studies (or CIES according to its initials in French) analyzing the origins of imported footballers, Nigeria is the African country that exports the most players to other overseas leagues. According to the report, 292 Nigerians are playing in foreign leagues, 84% of that number […]

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    Alex Iwobi makes first Arsenal appearance in over a month

    Alex Iwobi was notably excited to make a return to the Arsenal squad on Tuesday night during the club’s 2-0 victory over Sunderland. Iwobi entered the game as a substitute for Kieran Gibbs in the 69th minute, which triggered Iwobi’s first appearance with the team since April 2, when he played in a 2-2 draw […]

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    Christian Atsu signs deal with Newcastle United

    Newcastle United have bought out Chelsea wing Christian Atsu with 6.2 million pounds, completing a deal that had been rumored since Atsu was first sent out on loan to Newcastle last summer. The Ghanaian will reportedly sign a four-year deal with Newcastle as they prepare to take on the Premier League anew. This marks Newcastle’s […]

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    Roundup of African scorers in European leagues over the weekend

    KweseESPN has compiled the most notable performances by African players in the biggest European leagues over the weekend. Kenyan Victor Wanyama was highlighted near the top of the list for making history in being one of the two Tottenham players to score a goal in the club’s final game at White Hart Lane. Wanyama scored […]

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