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UEL/UECL: Chukwueze, Akpom, Aubameyang and five other Africans to watch out for in the knockout playoff second leg

UEL/UECL: Chukwueze, Akpom, Aubameyang and five other Africans to watch out for in the knockout playoff second leg

The second leg of the UEFA Europa League and Europa Conference League knockout playoff takes centre stage tonight with 15 teams vieing for a place in the round of 16. These fixtures are incomplete without African players and Afrosport takes a look eight players across the two competitions to keep an eye on. Europa League Amine Gouri (Algeria & Rennes) vs AC Milan Gouri has been...

Europa Conference League: Orban’s hattrick seals comeback win for Gent in five-goal thriller

Europa Conference League: Orban’s hattrick seals comeback win for Gent in five-goal thriller

Nigerian striker Gift Orban found the back of the net three times in Gent’s 3-2 win over Icelandic side Breidablik in the Europa Conference League on Thursday night. The 21-year-old former Stabaek forward opened the scoring for his Belgian side in the sixth minute for his third goal in as many matches. He made a darting run into the box before latching onto a sublime pass...

Salah’s Liverpool records by the numbers

Salah & Saka earn praise from West Ham star Bowen

West Ham United forward Jarred Bowen has lauded  Egyptian star Mohamed Salah and Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka ahead of Thursday's UEFA Europa League semi-final against AZ Alkmaar. Bowen, who is also a left-footer, described Salah and Saka as his favourite players in the English top division. When asked about his Premier League best players, the England star said: "I still think Salah. I've seen the other...