Football

The beautiful game played in Africa. News, events, results, analysis, statistics, profiles, colour stories and more, from across the continent.

Bundesliga: Nagelsman rubbishes Lewandowski rumours

Julian Nagelsmann has rubbished talks of the possible exit of Robert Lewandowski. Reports circulated that the 32-year-old was seeking a new challenge after a hugely successful seven-year stay at Allianz Arena. Clubs like Manchester United, Manchester City and Real Madrid have...

Bundesliga: Goretzka to stay at Bayern

Leon Goretzka has agreed terms to a new contract with Bayern Munich. Goal and Spox have reported that the midfielder is set to end talks of a possible exit by signing a new long-term deal at Allainz Arena. The Germany...

Rose tips Haaland for greatness

Borussia Dortmund’s Norwegian striker, Erling Haaland has been tipped to improve and become a more complete footballer by head coach of Die Schwarzgelben, Marco Rose. Haaland has been a big hit since arriving at Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg and...

Lionel Messi finally leaves Barcelona

Lionel Messi has finally left the only Club he has ever played for, FC Barcelona in what is a big shock for the football world Barcelona released the following statement: "Despite club and player reaching an agreement and their clear intention...

Educating footballers

Former Nigerian international, Waidi Akanni is on a mission to prevent young footballers from sacrificing their education for a career on the pitch. This will help Nigeria, he says. by Humprehy Njoku Waidi Akanni comes from the generation of Nigerian football...

Rivers welcome upcoming Enyimba battle

By Sammy Wejinya Technical Manager of Rivers United FC Stanley Eguma believes that Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba will be anything but straightforward. United will go toe to toe with the country's most successful football club at...