Peter Pedroncelli, 4:25 am AFKI Original
Didier Drogba is known for his footballing prowess and goal scoring touch, but he is also an intelligent and philosophical man. AFKSports looks at a few of his most interesting quotes down the years in an effort to better understand and appreciate the Ivorian footballer.
Peter Pedroncelli, 9:54 am
Ghana star Andre Ayew seems set to leave Marseille at the end of the season, when his contract with the Ligue 1 club expires, and Serie A club Roma have now shown interest in the services of the attacking talent. The Italian club is now believed to be amongst the clubs that Ayew could be considering ahead of a transfer window move
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:47 am AFKI Original
The Super Eagles player took a shot in the 41st minute, which went wide of the intended target, and in the move he appeared to hurt himself. A few minutes later he was substituted for Senegalese team-mate Mame Biram Diouf, as he could not continue.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:33 am AFKI Original
Blatter has traditionally experienced Africa as a base of power for his candidature due to the fact that he was instrumental in getting the continent its first World Cup in 2010, when South Africa hosted the tournament successfully.
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:43 pm
Ghana Black Stars Management Committee chairman, George Afriyie, has revealed that he expected the outcome of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) host nation bid, which went the way of Gabon with an official announcement from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:13 am AFKI Original
There are many African footballers who have a strong philanthropic spirit, and who do a great deal for communities around Africa through various foundations and charitable acts or events. AFKSports looks at a list of footballers past and present who have given back to others thanks to the fame and fortune that came with football.
Peter Pedroncelli, 2:36 am AFKI Original
Adding to the debate, the incredible form of top goalscorer Harry Kane and usual strike partner Roberto Soldado has meant that the former Arsenal and Real Madrid attacker has not been coach Mauricio Pochettino’s first choice as often as he would like.
Peter Pedroncelli, 8:47 am AFKI Original
The Fennec Foxes find themselves in 21st place overall, two spots ahead of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winners Cote D’Ivoire in 23rd. The Black Stars of Ghana fell two placed to 26, remaining Africa’s third best side according to the ranking.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:36 am
Ayew, the son of Ghanaian legend Abedi Pele, was part of the strong Black Stars squad which reached the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) earlier in the year, before losing to Cote D’Ivoire in a tense penalty shootout which went the distance, ending 9-8 in favour of the Elephants.
Peter Pedroncelli, 9:55 am AFKI Original
The draw took place after Gabon was announced as the host nation for the tournament, and this qualification campaign will see the country participate in the qualifying stages for the AFCON for the first time, but their matches will be considered friendly internationals, and will not count for any points in their group.