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Top Gunner Aubameyang

Continuing our popular series on African soccer stars playing in the European top-flight leagues, Michael Renouf focuses on Arsenal and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 

N’Golo Kanté – playmaker supreme

A member of two Premiership winning teams, N’Golo Kanté is the sort of midfielder who helps other players to shine further forward. Michael Renouf looks at the development of his career

Riyad Mahrez – The miracle man

Riyad Mahrez has won a plethora of individual accolades, but perhaps his greatest triumph to date was leading Algeria to victory in the 2019 African Cup of Nations. Michael Renouf looks the career of one of Africa’s leading soccer stars

Mbappé and Mandanda – two African World Cup heroes

Both the youngest and the oldest player in the 2018 French World Cup squad were of African origin –  Kylian Mbappé, born in Paris in 1998 of African parents, and Steve Mandanda, born in Kinshasa in 1985