Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Yaya Toure"

    Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has accused Pep Guardiola of having "problems with Africans" following his exit from Manchester City.Toure and Guardiola's relationship has been shaky since their time together at Barcelona.The Ivorian struggled for regular starts under the Spaniard over the last two years and has now been released by the club.He played just 17 times in the 2017/18 English Premier League [...]

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    Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City

Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City

Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure has extended his contract with Manchester City.Toure whose previous contract was due to expire this summer has penned a one-year extension at the Etihad.https://twitter.com/ManCity/status/870323221047934976The 34-year-old, who arrived at City from Barcelona in 2010, was frozen out of the first-team squad early in the season after a row between his agent and City boss Pep Guardiola.He returned to [...]

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    Iheanacho missing as Jesus saves City

Iheanacho missing as Jesus saves City

A Fernando Gabriel Jesus brace helped Manchester City overcome Swansea 2-1 at the Etihad stadium on Sunday.As Jesus continues to shine for the Citizens, Nigerian starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho, remained frozen out by coach Pep Guardiola.While the Manchester City team was extremely dominant in the first 45 minutes, they had only Jesus’ early goal to show for their efforts at the [...]

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    Wijnaldum heads Liverpool ahead of title rivals City

Wijnaldum heads Liverpool ahead of title rivals City

Georginio Wijnaldum's bullet header after eight minutes made the difference at Anfield against Manchester City on Saturday night.Liverpool took a slender lead into the break after a first half which, quite simply, failed to live up to pre-match expectations.Manchester City were contained easily by Liverpool and failed to register a single shot on target throughout the first 45 minutes.Adam Lallana [...]

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    Toure says Iheanacho is hungry for success

Toure says Iheanacho is hungry for success

Cote D'Ivoire soccer Icon Yaya Toure has praised Kelechi Iheanacho, Nigerian striker and his team mate at Manchester City, for his performance as well as his ability to listen to advice.Both players scored goals in their club’s victory over Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on Boxing Day.In an interview with Daily Star, Toure said Iheanacho would go places.“When you’re [...]

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    Iheanacho, Toure fire City to second spot

Iheanacho, Toure fire City to second spot

Yaya Toure and Kelechi Iheanacho sealed the win for Manchester City against Hull City on Monday night.Man City were drifting towards a draw, and showed little punch up front for 70 minutes.Pep Guardiola guided his side to second after sub Iheanacho finally sparked them to life.Robertson brought down Raheem Sterling in the box eighteen, as Toure stepped up to give [...]

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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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    ‘Devout’ Yaya Toure to appear in court for drink driving

‘Devout’ Yaya Toure to appear in court for drink driving

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, once rejected a champagne gift because he is a devout Muslim - but he has now been charged to court with drink driving.The Ivorian was driving in Dagenham in east London at the time of the alleged offence, BBC reports.Police said he was charged on Tuesday with driving while his alcohol level was above the legal limit.He [...]

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    Finally, Toure apologises to Guardiola

Finally, Toure apologises to Guardiola

Ivorian Midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised to the Manchester City team for the "misunderstandings of the past", pledging allegiance to the club.Toure has been in the news lately for his harsh criticisms of Pep Guardiola, the club's manager, who last included the Ivorian star in a game in August.But last week, Guardolia said he would feature the 33-year-old if he [...]

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    Iheanacho sees me as his mentor, says Yaya Toure

Iheanacho sees me as his mentor, says Yaya Toure

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, believes he is a role model to the younger ones, stating categorically that teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho is one of his mentees.This is coming in the aftermath of his statement condemning the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after failing to win the 2015 African Footballer of the Year award for the fifth time last Thursday.Toure, who, [...]

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    Toure ‘will be out’ of Man City if Guardiola becomes new coach

Toure ‘will be out’ of Man City if Guardiola becomes new coach

Yaya Toure who lost the 2015 African Footballer of the year award to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, may lose his place at City if a reunion with Pep Guardiola happens at Manchester City.The pair worked together on a short term between 2008 and 2010, which ended up with the Ivorian being sold to his current club, out of frustration for lack of [...]

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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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    Ex-Cote d’Ivoire player, Gohouri, ‘found dead’

Ex-Cote d’Ivoire player, Gohouri, ‘found dead’

Former Ivory coast defender, Steve Gohouri, died on New Year's eve, almost three weeks after he was declared missing by his family on December 12.The body of the 34-year-old former Ivorian, who appeared 12 times for the Elephants, was found by the German police in a River in Rhine, in the western city of Krefeld.Gohouri had attended the Christmas party [...]

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    Yaya Toure joins Okocha, Kanu as 2-time winners of BBC award

Yaya Toure joins Okocha, Kanu as 2-time winners of BBC award

Yaya Toure has joined Nigerian stars, Jay-Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu, as a two-time winner of the BBC African footballer of the year.The 32-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder becomes only the third player to attain the feat, BBC confirms.Kanu took the laurel in 1997 and 1998, while Jay-Jay Okocha won the award in 2003 and 2004.According to BBC, football fans voted [...]

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