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CAF comes to its senses after initially ignoring coronavirus
09:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

The latest news of the suspension of all 2021 AFCON qualifiers that were billed to take place between 25 to 31 March 2020 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was already expected. But the continent's football governing body was…

Premier League
Is Leicester's Champions League qualification at risk?
10:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

While the Premier League title is sealed by Liverpool, the race for European spots is heating up. Manchester City sit comfortably in second place. Leicester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield United, Tottenham…

Premier League
Why don't top clubs swoon over Wilfred Ndidi?
08:00 Monday 10th February 2020

Upon joining Leicester City from Genk, Wilfred Ndidi established himself as the finest defensive midfielder in English football. The Foxes must be considered lucky to possess such a gem. Brendan Rodgers plays to the Nigerian's strength…

Premier League
Has Chelsea ruined N’Golo Kante’s career?
09:01 Monday 3rd February 2020

Here’s a pop question for you. Is N’Golo Kante still the best defensive midfielder in the world? He was, between 2016 and 2018. Now, uncertainty usurps confidence. While Kante still struts about in his usual demeanour, questions…

Premier League
Should Manchester United go all out for Wilfred Ndidi?
12:01 Sunday 26th January 2020

If there was anything Manchester United's loss to Liverpool proved, it was the importance of a quality midfield. Last Sunday's game against their old enemy showcased why even Pep Guardiola's centurions struggle to go toe-to-toe…

Premier League
Have Leicester City hit a glass ceiling?
08:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Déjà vu. Leicester City faithful sense it in the 2019/20 Premier League campaign. The Foxes forced their way into the top-six henhouse to begin the season. Unexpectedly, they failed to drop a point between October 19…

Premier League
How will Wilfred Ndidi’s injury affect Leicester City?
09:01 Thursday 16th January 2020

Leicester City wasn't expected to be in the conversation for Champions League qualification this season. Brendan Rodgers took over a mid-table team in need of new inspiration to climb up the table. Several changes in the…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Wilfred Ndidi?
10:01 Wednesday 30th October 2019

After fighting his way up the footballing ladder, it's now safe to say that Wilfred Ndidi ranks amongst the fiest defensive midfielders within the beautiful game. The one descriptive word I'd use when talking about the 22-year-old is…

Premier League
Why Kelechi Iheanacho must leave Leicester City in January
17:00 Tuesday 8th October 2019

"Kelechi is just 17 years old and he’s a very important player for us in the future. "It depends on the way he takes this profession, but I think he’s a good talent." Those were words from then Manchester City gaffer,…

International
Is Ramon Azeez ready to take flight with Super Eagles?
17:00 Sunday 29th September 2019

For most players, the opportunity to play for their national team is a dream come true. Others have enjoyed the privilege from their youth, playing in the age-grade competitions although graduating to the senior side is not a given. Few…

Premier League
Will Brendan Rodgers lead Leicester back to Europe?
19:01 Wednesday 4th September 2019

Leicester City pulled up the surprise of the century by beating the top six to the Premier League title in 2016. A taste of European football followed as a byproduct. First, it was the Champions League. Then, the Europa League. The…

Premier League
Chelsea, Manchester United youth face steep learning curve
09:01 Wednesday 21st August 2019

We’ve all seen the nature documentary or Youtube clip where the cute little bear cubs come across a skunk. Unafraid, they run up to play with it, learning a hard lesson while Pepe le Pew strolls off with his tail proudly in the air. If…

Afcon
AFCON absentees: Who will be missed most by clubs?
19:01 Tuesday 16th July 2019

As the African Cup of Nations draws to a close, the thoughts of those involved will naturally turn away from international matters and back to the season ahead with their respective clubs. AFCON's 32nd edition sprung many surprises, such…

Afcon
What's wrong with Nigeria's attack?
12:00 Friday 5th July 2019

The 2019 African Cup of Nations group stage is complete. The Round of 16 begins today. All of the top nations arrived at the party.  The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain among the favourites to claim the title despite a shocking group…

Transfers
What will Belgian top-tier stars bring to Premier League squads?
17:01 Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Players who emerge from the Belgian First Division A are often quite expensive. Premier League clubs don’t mind paying. They cough out on the price-tag because such prospects could prove to be worth their weight in gold.…