West Ham’s International Player of the Week
Nov19

West Ham’s International Player of the Week

Name: Cheikhou Kouyate Country: Senegal Position: Central Defender/Midfielder Kouyate enjoyed a successful international break with Senegal, producing solid performances in both of the matches he played for the African outfit.  He and his team faced Madagascar in their two-legged play-off tie to reach the group stages for 2018 World Cup qualification, drawing 2-2 draw in the opening fixture. However, the 25-year-old then opened the...

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African Player of the Year Shortlist: The Final 5
Nov18

African Player of the Year Shortlist: The Final 5

The five-man shortlist for the BBC’s African Footballer of the Year were released on Saturday and it includes three Premier League stars. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure won the award in 2013, and he tops the shortlist again this year. However, new Swansea signing Andre Ayew and Southampton’s speedy forward Sadio Mane make up England’s top flight contenders. From the rest of Europe, Borussia Dortmund’s lethal forward...

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African Player of the Year Shortlist: The Final 5
Nov17

African Player of the Year Shortlist: The Final 5

Sadio Mane (Southampton and Senegal) Into his second season at St Mary’s, Mane has made a name for himself in English football as an unpredictable forward who is lethal in front of goal. The Senegal star set a new Premier League record for the fastest hat-trick, bagging three goals in 176 seconds in a 6-1 victory over Aston Villa last term. His form has seen him linked with a big money move to Manchester United, but he seems committed...

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