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Leicester to rest Mahrez and Slimani

December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

English champions Leicester City have rested Riyad Mahrez and Ismal Slimani and six first-team players ahead of their final UEFA Champions League group stage clash against Porto tonight. The Foxes have already booked their place...

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Aurier refused entry into UK

November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paris St-Germain and Ivory Coast full-back Serge Aurier has been stopped from entering the United Kingdom by authorities before Wednesday’s Champions League match at Arsenal. The Ivorian, 23, was given a two-month suspended prison sentence...

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Yaya Toure omitted from City’s CL squad

September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has left midfielder Yaya Toure out of his 2016-17 Champions League squad. City could not include more than 17 overseas players in their squad. And Guardiola still has 18 on...

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Ghanaian Partey secures UCL final berth

May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ghanaian youngster Thomas Partey became the first African to reach the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League final after he helped Atletico Madrid defeat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night. Partey was introduced by...

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Africans in the Champions League – Matchday 3

October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vincent Aboubakar scored his third goal in this year’s Champions League group stages, to help FC Porto to a 2-0 home win over Maccabi Tel Aviv. 37 minutes into the match Aboubakar met Miguel Layun’s...

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Feghouli goal up for UCL award

October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Algerian international Sofiane Feghouli’s goal which earned Valencia a win at Olympique Lyon has been nominated by UEFA for Champions League goal of match day two. Feghouli faces stiff competition from the likes of Luis...

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Ba recalls unforgettable Besiktas memories

September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba has recalled Besiktas’ games against Liverpool and Arsenal from an unforgettable season. The 30-year-old Senegal international joined Chinese side Shanghai over the summer for €14 million from the Turkish Super Lig...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in Champions League

August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

It has been two match days of mixed results for African players involved in the last qualifying round of the prestigious UEFA Champions League. Kazakhstan side Astana are on the verge of history after stunning...

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UCL: Feghouli scores in Valencia win

August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Algerian international Sofiane Feghouli struck a late goal as Valencia took a commanding 3-1 advantage in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League playoff tie against Monaco. Valencia registered the first of four goals...

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Asamoah to miss Champions Lge final

May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Juventus and Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah won’t play any part in the UEFA Champions League final following his return to full fitness. Asamoah’s Juventus progressed to the Champions League final after a 3-2 aggregate victory...

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