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Kevin-Prince Boateng – the wandering star

In 2013, the entire AC Milan team followed Kevin-Prince Boateng as he stormed off the field in the face of racist chanting from opposing supporters. Michael Renouf profiles the fiery AC Monza forward.

Karim Benzema – a force of nature

Karim Mostafa Benzema is one of the top five all-time scorers in the Champions League and has won a long list of trophies with Real Madrid. Michael Renouf profiles one of the most gifted players of this generation.

Paul Pogba – a flawed genius?

How many players have won a World Cup and been sent off for scoring a penalty? Possibly only Paul Labile Pogba. Michael Renouf paints a portrait of his career.

Nigeria’s soccer Super Eagles take flight

Over the years, Nigeria’s national football team – the Super Eagles –  have given Nigerians plenty of reasons to rejoice. Michael Renouf looks fondly back on their triumphs 

Polishing African sporting diamonds

Too many talented African sports players never get the chance to bloom, but one company is helping African talent to realise its full potential. New African reports