Messi scores 500th goal for Barcelona to win El Clasico

Lionel Messi scored his 500th goal for Barcelona in all competitions by netting a dramatic late winner in El Clasico. The Argentina international had gone into Sunday’s clash against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on 498 goals after his double in last weekend’s Liga win over Real Sociedad. He drew a blank against Juventus…

AFCON: Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African title

Cameroon produced a stunning comeback to beat Egypt in the final of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), held in Gabon’s capital, Libreville, on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, who returned to Egypt’s starting line-up after an injury, found the net from inside the box after 22 minutes to give his country the lead. But…

Mikel moves to China after legendary success at Chelsea

In his 10 years at Chelsea, Mikel rightly divided opinions, but his achievements for the club have to be hailed and will forever be remembered. Chelsea became a global club and won major titles that had not been won before he came in from Norway as a gangling ball-playing midfielder. Chelsea’s official site said, “His…

#Glocafawards2016: Full List Of 2016 Glo CAF Awards Winners

GLO-CAF Awards 2016, the African Football Awards were given by the Continental governing body in , CAF. The awards, which were sponsored by one of the Africa’s largest telecommunication companies Glo, happened in Abuja Nigeria on Thursday, January 5, 2017. The Uganda National Team, Uganda Cranes became the African Team of the year while the…

CAF set to celeberate 25th year awards night

Nigeria is set to host the  annual CAF Awards which  enters its 25th edition. The King of African football will be crowned at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, among the trio of last year’s winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon, Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Senegalese Sadio Mane. From 1992 to 2015, from Ghana’s Abedi…