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
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
Michael Renouf profiles the career of the African Footballer of the Year 2019
Saudi money talks in Africa, especially in Egypt. But a cash-fuelled challenge to the continent’s most successful football club, Al Ahly, has gone spectacularly awry. …
It isn’t just unscrupulous strangers that African footballers abroad must watch out for but their own families in Africa too.
After a forced one-year break, the national championship resumes. But the consequences of the Port Said tragedy loom large, reports James Montague.