Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Arsenal sign ‘highly-rated’ Aubameyang

Arsenal sign ‘highly-rated’ Aubameyang

Arsenal have completed the £56million signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund.The North London club announced Aubameyang's signing on its official website.The striker arrived London on Tuesday but underwent his medical Wednesday morning.The Gabonese, 28, has inked a £180,000-a-week deal at the Emirates."Our second signing of the January transfer window, Auba is one of the world’s most highly-rated strikers," a [...]

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    Arsenal ‘agree deal’ to sign Aubameyang on £180,000-a-week

Arsenal ‘agree deal’ to sign Aubameyang on £180,000-a-week

Arsenal have reached a £55.5 agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.Although Aubameyang is desperate to join the Gunners, the North London club had been trying to thrash out terms with Dortmund who initially demanded £60m for the striker.Aubameyang, 28, is expected to sign a £180,000-a-week contract with Arsenal before Wednesday's deadline, Guardian reports.https://twitter.com/guillembalague/status/957954228856778757https://twitter.com/guillembalague/status/957940606176817152The Gabonese striker was [...]

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    Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah has won the 2017 aiteo/CAF footballer of the year award.Salah was announced as Africa's best male player on Thursday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.The Egyptian forward had an impressive 2016/17 season with AS Roma before joining Liverpool.Salah, recently named the BBC African footballer of the year, beat Liverpool compatriot, Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre-Emerick [...]

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    Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Moses fails to make final shortlist for CAF footballer of the year award

Nigerian wingback Victor Moses failed to make the top three nominees of the 2017 CAF footballer of the year award.The three finalists — Egypt's Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon — were unveiled on Monday in Accra, Ghana.Super Falcons striker Oshoala, Chrestina Kgatlana of South Africa and Gabriela Ongueni of Cameroon were announced as the final three nominees for the [...]

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    Salah beats Moses, Mane to emerge BBC African footballer of the year

Salah beats Moses, Mane to emerge BBC African footballer of the year

Liverpool FC forward, Mohammed Salah, has won the 2017 BBC African footballer of the year award.Salah, who was nominated for the first time, beat fellow Liverpool colleague Sadio Mane to win the award.The Egyptian joined Liverpool from Roma in June. His impressive start earned him the player of the month award in August and September.Salah's superb start in England was [...]

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    Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year

Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year

Chelsea FC wingback Victor Moses has been nominated for the 2017 BBC African football player of the year.Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also shortlisted for the award for the fifth consecutive time, while Liverpool Sadio Mane is nominated for the third time.Moses, Guinean Naby Keita and Mohammed Salah of Egypt made the shortlist for the first time.The nominees were [...]

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    Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane for 2016 CAF player award

Aubameyang, Mahrez, Mane for 2016 CAF player award

Current African footballer of the year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon will compete with Algerian Riyad Mahrez and Andrew Sadio Mane of Senegal for the 2016 edition of the award.The trio were announced in a statement by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday.Aubameyang‎ is the current holder of the award for the year 2015."The trio made the cut following [...]

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    Mahrez beats Mane to BBC African footballer of the Year award

Mahrez beats Mane to BBC African footballer of the Year award

Riyad Mahrez has defeated Sadio Mane of Liverpool and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund to become the BBC African Footballer of the year.Mahrez was selected through an online worldwide fan vote by BBC and announced on BBC Focus on African TV on Monday evening.The Leicester winger was the only finalist not to have been previously shortlisted for the award.He was one [...]

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    After losing, Toure brands CAF award ‘pathetic and shameful’

After losing, Toure brands CAF award ‘pathetic and shameful’

Yaya Toure has expressed deep anger on the voters who voted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ahead of him at Thursday's African Football awards Gala.The Ivorian, who had won the award for four consecutive years until yesterday, was expecting to win again after leading Ivory Coast to victory at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.Gabonese, Aubameyang was voted by coaches and technical directors of [...]

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    Ighalo, Mikel missing in 2015 CAF XI list

Ighalo, Mikel missing in 2015 CAF XI list

The Confederation of African football (CAF) released its first 11 players on Thursday at the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards without the names Nigerians must have expected, such as Odion Ighalo and John Obi Mikel.The CAF XI list comprises African footballers who play within and outside the continent, in a 3-4-3 formation.Congolese goalkeeper, Robert Kidiaba Muteba, was named the best goalkeeper on the [...]

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    Osimhen, Etebo win but Aubameyang is African footballer of the year

Osimhen, Etebo win but Aubameyang is African footballer of the year

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon is the 2015 African Footballer of the Year.The 26-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward beat four-time winner, Yaya Toure, to the second position while Ghana's Andre Ayew came third at the awards gala held on Thursday night in Abuja, Nigeria.Aubameyang narrowly won with 143 points, just seven better than the runner-up, Toure, who gathered 136 points while Ayew polled 112 [...]

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    ‘Batman and Robin’ help Dortmund to derby win

‘Batman and Robin’ help Dortmund to derby win

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrated Borussia Dortmund's first goal in their 3-0 win against Schalke by producing Batman and Robin masks.Aubameyang put his side ahead in the 78th minute in the Ruhr derby, after last season's runners-up squandered a lot of chances.And the Gabon international celebrated by donning a Batman mask with Reus donning another mask of the superhero's [...]

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    GLO/CAF AWARD: And the winner is…

GLO/CAF AWARD: And the winner is…

Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is hoping to be the first Nigerian in 15 years to win the most sought after individual prize in African football – the Glo/CAF Award.The 23rd edition of the annual Glo-CAF Awards holds on Thursday with the Lille of France first-choice goalie in contention with three times winner, Yaya Toure of Cote [...]

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    Enyeama: My dream is to become world’s best keeper

Enyeama: My dream is to become world’s best keeper

Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is working hard on his game so as to become the best goalkeeper in the world someday.The Lille of France first-choice in goal had an impressive 2014 season for both club and country but the 32-year-old is eager to build on it and challenge the world’s best in their position.“I want to [...]

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    Enyeama wins historic Ligue 1 award

Enyeama wins historic Ligue 1 award

Vincent Enyeama is the first Nigerian, the first goalkeeper and first player from English-speaking Africa to be named France’s Ligue 1 African player of the season.The Super Eagles' vice-captain has played all 37 championship games for his club Lille this season, conceding just 25 goals.The 31-year-old, at one point this season – which comes to an end next weekend – went [...]

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