Category: Foreign Sports

Liverpool coach: Every team in world would miss Sadio Mane

Liverpool coach: Every team in world would miss Sadio Mane

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes every team in the world would suffer without Sadio Mane after the Senegalese star marked his return with both goals in the 2-0 win over Tottenham. Mane, back from a month on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations, scored in a devastating first half performance at Anfield as Liverpool won their first Premier […]

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Morocco blames pitches for AFCON exit

They may be out of the AFCON, but Morocco’s players want the world to know how they feel about the poor pitches. With a style based on passing and fluidity, the Atlas Lions found it hard to truly impose themselves the way they wanted in all their four games. Midfielder Karim El Ahmadi took a dim view of the way […]

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Jordan Ayew seals off Swansea deal

Jordan Ayew seals off Swansea deal

SWANSEA City have signed Ghana Black Stars and Aston Villa forward Jordan Ayew in a deal that sees Wales international Neil Taylor move in the opposite direction. Jordan has been instrumental in Ghana’s great performance at the ongoing AFCON in Gabon, scoring a goal and getting an assist. Swansea will pay up to £5m – plus Taylor – for the […]

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Muntari signs for Pescara

Muntari signs for Pescara

ITALIAN Serie A side Pescara have completed the signing of Ghana midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari as a free agent on transfer deadline day. The 32-year-old, who previously represented AC Milan, Inter Milan and Udinese in Serie A as well as Portsmouth in England, had been without a club since leaving Saudi Arabian side Ittihad Jeddah at the end of the […]

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Federer wins 18th Grand Slam title

Federer wins 18th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final yesterday. The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend his lead at the top of the all-time men’s major winners’ list. Nadal, 30, remains tied […]

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Ahly, Zamalek chase Ivorian striker

Scottish club Kilmarnock striker, Souleymane Coulibaly, is travelling to Cairo to discuss personal terms with two clubs. Al Ahly and Zamalek have both made offers that the Rugby Park side would accept for their leading scorer. Coulibaly was granted permission to join his agents in Egypt to consider moving from Scotland. Last week, Killie rejected a £500,000 bid from Zamalek […]

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Algeria exits AFCON without win  … As coach quits in the process

Algeria exits AFCON without win … As coach quits in the process

Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations at the group stage after failing to win a single game in Gabon. They were held to a 2-2 draw by Group B winners Senegal in a match they had to win to have any chance of avoiding an embarrassing early exit. Islam Slimani scored both their goals, a two-yard volley […]

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Aubameyang blames poor preparations for exit

Aubameyang blames poor preparations for exit

GABON were stronger than the other teams in their Africa Cup of Nations finals group but were undone by poor preparations, leading forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said on Monday as the hosts headed out of the competition. “We had everything to qualify, we had chances. Unfortunately, there are days where it does not work out, like my first opportunity two metres […]

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United makes £38m bid for Benfica top defender

United makes £38m bid for Benfica top defender

Manchester United have made a £38 million bid for Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, according to reports. Reds boss Jose Mourinho will be without Eric Bailly for at least four games in the new year due to his Africa Cup of Nations commitments with the Ivory Coast. United have been tracking the Sweden centre-back for months and have now offered £34m […]

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Guardiola now relying on Chelsea slip

Guardiola now relying on Chelsea slip

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his side will be ready to pounce if Premier League leaders Chelsea falter following their impressive 2-1 comeback victory over title rivals Arsenal. Chelsea have streaked clear at the summit thanks to a storming run of 11 consecutive victories. City trail Antonio Conte’s side by seven points, having climbed to second place by coming […]

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