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Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast defender Evan Ndicka was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a Serie A match between Roma and Udinese on Sunday. Ndicka fell on the pitch without contact in the 72nd minute, with the encounter tied at 1-1 in the Bluenergy Stadium. The match was suspended after the centre-back was stetchered off by medical personnel even though he regained consciousness. Ndicka has played the...

Nigeria’s Moffi & Simon nominated for 2024 Marc Vivien Foe award

Nigeria’s Moffi & Simon nominated for 2024 Marc Vivien Foe award

Super Eagles forwards Terem Moffi and Moses Simon have been selected for the award of the best African player in the French Ligue 1 in the 2023-24 season. The Marc Vivien Foe award is an annual award that was named after Cameroon legend Marc Vivien Foe who died during the 2003 FIFA Confederation Cup match between Cameroon and Colombia on June 26, 2003. Moffi is leading...

Troost-Ekong: Why AFCON 2023 star will be out of action for extended period

Troost-Ekong: Why AFCON 2023 star will be out of action for extended period

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, who was crowned Player of the Tournament at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), will be out of action for an extended period of time. Troost-Ekong is set to undergo “minor surgery” in Finland this week to repair a thigh injury he picked up in Nigeria’s second group stage game against eventual winners and hosts Ivory Coast, a game in...

Adingra: Brighton boss De Zerbi highlights importance of AFCON 2023 winner

Adingra: Brighton boss De Zerbi highlights importance of AFCON 2023 winner

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Roberto de Zerbi has highlighted the importance of Simon Adingra in the team following his impact in their 5-0 bashing of Sheffield United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The 22-year-old was part of the triumphant side that defeated Nigeria in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final on home soil last week. He started the game against the Blades...

‘I can’t go to Africa’ – Mourinho overwhelmed with love

‘I can’t go to Africa’ – Mourinho overwhelmed with love

Former Chelsea and Roma manager Jose Mourinho has confessed his admiration for African players and the continent. In addition to his success in European club football, Mourinho is renowned for boosting his squad with players of African descent. During his stay at Chelsea, the Portuguese coach brought Ivorian duo Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou, Camrroon’s Geremi Nijtap, Ghana’s Michael Essien, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Nigeria’s John Obi...