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Afobe pulls out of AFCON

January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe has spoken about his decision to stay with the Cherries and not go to this month’s Africa Cup of Nations with DR Congo. The 23-year-old was selected in DR Congo’s provisional...

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Afobe named in DR Congo squad

March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

London-born Benik Afobe has been given his first DR Congo call-up, turning down the chance to represent England. The former Arsenal man admitted that if he was to lack opportunities with the Three Lions senior...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Football League played its last round of fixtures before Christmas and Albert Adomah was outstanding in Middlesbrough’s 3-0 away victory over Brighton, to keep them top of the Championship over Christmas. Bruno Ecuele Manga...

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Jackett: No offers for Afobe

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett has dismissed there has been interest in a January move for Benik Afobe. The 22-year-old was a summer target for newly-promoted Norwich City, but Wolves rejected their £10 million as...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Francois Zoko was the standout man in the Football League this weekend, as his two goals earned Yeovil a very late comeback over Barnet. It was back to normal in the Football League this weekend,...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

November 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Africans were influential across the Football League this weekend, scoring goals and making vital saves for their respective sides. It’s fair to say that with the international break disrupting the Football League recently and Leagues...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Championship returned to action this weekend following the international break and so did the goals, as Africans were involved in some high-scoring encounters. Mohamed Diame set up Shaun Maloney’s 73-minute equaliser, playing the Scotsman...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Championship provided the only action in the Football League this weekend, as Leagues One and Two began their FA Cup campaigns. Moses Odubajo missed an effort after 13 minutes, from a headed Ahmed Elmohamady...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Despite plenty of African involvement in the Championship, it was the continent’s stars in League One and League Two who took the limelight. Tom Adeyemi could have given Leeds the lead before Shola Ameobi’s goal,...

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ROUND-UP: Africans in the Football League

October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Notts County’s Stanley Aborah scored his first goal in English football this weekend, while Burnley’s Tendayi Darikwa returned from the Championship’s international break to perform heroics. Tendayi Darikwa denied a David Wheater header off the line, helping...

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