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UEL: Nigeria’s Boniface and Ghana’s Kudus set for Leverkusen-West Ham Q/Final showdown

UEL: Nigeria’s Boniface and Ghana’s Kudus set for Leverkusen-West Ham Q/Final showdown

Victor Boniface and Mohammed Kudus will be set for a Nigeria-Ghana showdown when Bayer Leverkusen face West Ham United in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals following Friday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland. Leverkusen came from two goals down against Qarabag to win 3-2 and 5-4 on aggregate while West Ham overcame a first leg 1-0 loss against Freiburg to win 5-0 with Kudus netting a brace. The...

Aouar scores first Algeria goal with brace in friendly victory

Aouar scores first Algeria goal with brace in friendly victory

Houssem Aouar scored his first goal for the Algeria national team with a brace in a 5-1 win over Cape Verde on Thursday night. The 25-year-old AS Roma midfielder ditched France, the country of his birth to represent the Desert Foxes and made his debut in a Group F 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda back in June. It was followed by another appearance...

Done Deal: Evan Ndicka joins Roma on free transfer 

Done Deal: Evan Ndicka joins Roma on free transfer 

Italian side AS Roma have announced the signing of French-born Ivorian defender Evan Ndicka on a free transfer. The 23-year-old joins the Europa League finalists on a five-year deal until 2028, following the expiration of his contract with German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt. Ndicka, who began his career through the ranks at French side Auxerre, moved to Frankfurt in 2018. He made 134 Bundesliga appearances, scoring...

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Algeria players visit orphanage before Uganda game

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Algeria players visit orphanage before Uganda game

Algeria players took a break from their preparations for this weekend's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to visit an orphanage home in the country's capital, Algiers.  After intense preparations in the national team camp situated in Sidi Moussa (FAF National Technical Centre), Djamel Belmadi's men arrived at Kafel El-Yateem Orphanage on Friday, bearing gifts for children in the facility.  Coach Belmadi and the team including...