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Major League Soccer: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:45 pm AFKI Original
Major League Soccer in the United States continues to be a popular league for many professional soccer stars from around the world, including some of the best African players. The current season is no different, and African players remain a sought after commodity within the MLS due to their ability to contribute quality performances for their American clubs in the top-flight.
We take a look at 12 African players to look out for in American Major League Soccer.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:58 am AFKI Original
Nigerian attacker Fanendo Adi represented Africa with pride over the weekend as his Portland Timbers side beat Columbus Crew 2-1 in the final to secure the Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup 2015 title. The win ensured that the Portland Timbers become the first Pacific Northwest team to win the MLS Cup, entering the feat into the record books.
Peter Pedroncelli, 6:34 am AFKI Original
The Ivorian joined the Canadian club following the end of his contract with current English Premier League champions Chelsea at the end of last season, looking for a new adventure as the 37-year-old looks to close his stellar career in North America.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:49 am AFKI Original
Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins has been included in the selection of players chosen as the 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star team. This is despite the fact that the speedy striker is currently injured, and has not played a game for the Seattle Sounders in MLS action since June 13.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:22 am
Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is considering his future following his revelation concerning the fact that Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Sunderland was his last game for English Premier League champions Chelsea. Drogba ends his second stint at Chelsea with total figures of 164 goals in 381 appearances
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:42 am AFKI Original
Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins was at it again this weekend in Major League Soccer (MLS) action, scoring a goal for the Seattle Sounders in their 3-2 defeat to the Columbus Crew. His strike partnership with US international Clint Dempsey was on show once again, with both attackers getting on the score sheet.
Peter Pedroncelli, 6:59 am
The Ghanaian pair of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari are reportedly being considered for an end of season swoop by Major League Soccer (MLS) club, New York Red Bulls. Reports suggest that the two veterans of the European game may set the MLS as their next destination.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:39 am AFKI Original
The 30-year-old former Newcastle United, Levante and Inter Milan player has been in excellent form for his US club from Washington State, using his fiery pace and impressive skill to top the MLS scoring charts with six goals from seven games, as well as two assists.
Staff, 12:16 am
With a number of Ghanaian players now involved in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States, it is easy to see that they will be playing a crucial part in the current season for the various clubs that they represent in the American top flight soccer league.
Peter Pedroncelli, 1:52 am AFKI Original
Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has been honoured by Major League Soccer by being included in their Best XI for the first week of fixtures. The American league saw Martins’ Seattle Sounders defeat the New England Revolution 3-0 on the opening weekend of MLS action for the year. The second goal in the encounter was scored by […]
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