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  • Leicester City, Fenerbahce Monitoring Nigerian Midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo

    Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo. Photo: Soccernet By Peter Pedroncelli, 12:02 pm

    Nigerian international midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is a player of great interest for English Premier League club Leicester City and Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The current English champions and the dominant Turkish outfit are monitoring the CD Feirense player, who is doing well at the Portuguese club. According to numerous reports within Turkey, the 21-year-old is a potential target for the Turks ahead of the end of season transfer market window, in which clubs attempt to strengthen their squads for the new campaign.

  • Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi Wins Belgian Goal Of The Year Award

    Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi is a transfer target. Photo: Complete Sports - Belgian Goal Of The Year Award By Peter Pedroncelli, 4:26 am AFKI Original

    New Leicester City signing Wilfried Ndidi of Nigeria was presented this week with the Belgian Goal of the Year award for a stunning strike that he scored last year while representing his former club Genk. The midfielder scored the long-range effort in a Belgian top-flight match against rivals Club Brugge while playing for Genk in the 2015-16 season, before he left the club for the English Premier League in January this year.

  • 12 Things You Should Know About 2016 African Player Of The Year Riyad Mahrez

    Riyad Mahrez in action for the Algerian national team. Photo: FourthOfficial By Peter Pedroncelli, 4:27 am AFKI Original

    Riyad Mahrez was named as the 2016 African Player of the Year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) a few days ago, and will go to the 2017 AFCON as the best player on the continent. We take a look 12 things you should know about the talented Algerian winger who has blown his opponents away with Leicester City in the English Premier League.

  • Leicester City Sign Genk’s Nigerian Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi

    Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi is a transfer target. Photo: Complete Sports - Belgian Goal Of The Year Award By Peter Pedroncelli, 3:13 am AFKI Original

    English Premier League club Leicester City have completed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Belgian club Genk. The youngster has been on the Foxes radar for some time, and has now signed on the dotted line in a $18 million deal that will see him remain at the current Premier League champions for five and a half years.

  • Claudio Ranieri Praises Leicester City’s Algerian Players

    2016 African Player Of The Year By Peter Pedroncelli, 7:21 am

    Leicester City’s Italian coach Claudio Ranieri has heaped praise on his two Algerian players, winger Riyad Mahrez and striker Islam Slimani. The two Algerian internationals have contributed to Leicester City’s return of form this week after a difficult start to the season.

  • Leicester City Engaged In Late Transfer Negotiations For Islam Slimani

    EPL Champions Leicester City Interested In Islam Slimani By Peter Pedroncelli, 5:15 am AFKI Original

    English Premier League champions Leicester City are in negotiations with Sporting Lisbon concerning the transfer of Algerian striker Islam Slimani ahead of the close of the transfer window on Wednesday night. The EPL season is already three matchdays old, and Leicester only managed their first win of the campaign this past weekend when they secured three points against Swansea City in a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

  • EPL Champions Leicester City Interested In Islam Slimani

    EPL Champions Leicester City Interested In Islam Slimani By Peter Pedroncelli, 7:13 am

    Fresh from their victorious English Premier League season, Leicester City are already looking to the transfer market to strengthen their squad ahead of next season’s commitments and defence of the title, with Sporting Lisbon’s Algerian striker Islam Slimani on their radar. The attacker has enjoyed a fantastic season in the Portuguese top flight, scoring at will and providing his side with a reliable target-man with proven pedigree.

  • Riyad Mahrez Committing His Future To Leicester City

    Riyad Mahrez - African Player of the Year By Peter Pedroncelli, 6:21 am

    Algerian Riyad Mahrez is set to commit his future to Leicester City amid much interest in the services of the English Premier League champion. The player has been a crucial element of a highly successful EPL campaign for the surprise trophy winners, having been an inspiration in attack for the Foxes. This excellent form has led to many teams showing their interest in the Algeria international.

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