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Liverpool: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:53 am AFKI Original
Senegalese winger Sadio Mane has been in stunning form for Liverpool this season, earning him a coveted place in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year. The Professional Footballers’ Association announced their best 11 of the season thus far on Thursday, and of the 11 players selected by position, Mane was placed within his favoured right wing role. After missing out on the PFA Player of the Year shortlist last week, the Teranga Lions star will be pleased to have made it into the team of the year.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:23 am AFKI Original
The Professional Footballers’ Association announced their shortlist for the annual PFA Player of the Year award on Thursday, with six English Premier League stars on the list, but Liverpool’s Senegalese player Sadio Mane was not included. The Teranga Lions attacking player has been in impeccable form at Anfield this season after joining the club in an African record deal worth around $45.1 million.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:07 am AFKI Original
Senegalese striker Sadio Mane has been rewarded for his excellent early season play at new club Liverpool with supporters voting him as the PFA Fans’ Premier League Player of the Month for August and September. The prolific attacker managed to top the votes ahead of Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Watford’s Etienne Capue.
Keren MikvaAFKI Original
Ivorian footballer Kolo Touré is one of the most well-respected central defenders to have come from Africa. He currently plays for Liverpool in the English Premier League, having made his name in the EPL playing for both Manchester City and Arsenal at the highest level. Here are 15 things you didn’t know about Ivorian footballer Kolo Touré.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:06 am AFKI Original
This weekend Nigerians experienced a mix of emotions as two young talents of Nigerian descent were in the news for two different reasons. Kelechi Iheanacho scored the winning goal for English Premier League side Manchester City against Crystal Palace in a 1-0 victory for the Citizens, announcing his arrival on the EPL stage and ensuring that Nigerians have a new hero to get excited about.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:32 am
Liverpool’s Ivorian defender Kolo Toure has revealed that he is in talks with his Merseyside club to extend his contract and remain attached to the English Premier League side. His current deal at the club expires in a few weeks, and he is looking to extend so that he can be sure of his future at the Reds.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:12 am
English-born Nigerian footballer Jordon Ibe is expected to extend his current Liverpool stay with a new five-year deal before the English Premier League season comes to a close. Reports suggest that Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have been monitoring the winger, but the impending extension will quiet those rumours.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:12 am
The Stade Veledrome will not be Andre Ayew’s home next season, as he has refused to sign an extension to his contract with the Ligue 1 club, and the potential suitors have been lining up around Europe’s top leagues to make an offer for the Black Stars midfielder.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:00 am AFKI Original
There are a number of players of African descent who have chosen to play for European national teams rather than representing their African nations. AFKSports looks at a few of these top players and the national teams that they could be representing if the circumstances were different.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:28 am AFKI Original
Cote D’Ivoire have lost the services of a long time servant and experienced defender, Kolo Toure, following the Liverpool player’s decision to retire from the Ivorian national team after their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) victory in Equatorial Guinea. The Elephants finally put their AFCON demons to rest after defeating an unlucky Ghana side […]
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