Man City midfielder Yaya Toure
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure’s agent has continued their summer of outspoken controversies.
Dimitri Seluk says Toure would have won one of football’s leading individual awards by now if he was white.
Seluk expressed his bemusement at how Toure could finish only third in the voting for the PFA and FWA Footballer of the Year awards last...
Atsu was impressive for Ghana at the World Cup
Premier League clubs are keen on Chelsea winger Christian Atsu.
The Daily Mail says West Ham United want to take Ghana winger Christian Atsu on loan from Chelsea.
The 22-year-old, who featured for Ghana in the World Cup, was signed from Porto last year but loaned out to Vitesse Arnhem.
Aston Villa are also believed interested.
Algerian referee Djamel Haimoudi will handle Saturday’s World Cup third place match between hosts Brazil and the Netherlands.
The 43-year-old was in charge of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final match between Nigeria and Burkina in Johannesburg.
The Super Eagles won that encounter 1-0 and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama attempted to carry the referee on his shoulders...
Gambian Football federation
The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided to appoint a Normalisation Committee and to authorise the FIFA administration to identify five persons to form such committee in order to solve the problems faced by the Gambia Football Federation (GFF).
The Normalisation Committee will be in charge of organising the election of a new GFF board by 15 September 2014...
Zambian journalist Musonda Muzo Chibulu
Zambian journalist Musonda Muzo Chibulu has slammed the Ghana Football Association for Black Stars’ disgraceful exit from the 2014 World Cup.
Ghana picked just a point at the group stage and became a subject of ridicule when over $3.5 million was airlifted from the West African country to settle agitated players’ appearance fees.
Senegalese defender Diawandou Diagne
Barcelona have completed the signing of Senegalese youngster Diawandou Diagne, who will play in the B team next season.
The defender has signed a contract with the club until the summer of 2017 and a €12 million release clause has been included.
The 19-year-old has spent the last two seasons playing in the Belgian second division for KAS Eupen...
Ahly fullback Ahmed Fathi
Egyptian defender Ahmed Fathi is set to undergo a trial with English Premier League giants Arsenal FC.
According to KingFut.com, the London sent scouts to watch the Ahly right-back in Egypt’s game against Chile back in May.
And statements from the club’s football director Alaa Abdel-Sadek, and an official statement on their Facebook pagehas confirmed...
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is considering bringing Didier Drogba back to the club.
The London Evening Standard says the 36-year-old, who is out of contract after 18 months in Turkey with Galatasaray, scored 179 Premier League goals during an eight-year spell at Stamford Bridge and could be offered a sensational return.
Blues boss Mourinho knows the striker...
Swansea forward Wilfried Bony
Liverpool are chasing Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony.
The Mirror says Liverpool have targeted Bony as Brendan Rodgers continues his summer revamp.
Swansea striker Bony, who scored 25 times last season after a move from Vitesse Arnhem in Holland, is one of the options the Champions League-bound Reds are considering as they complete the £75million...
Chamakh’s contract at Palace has ended
Marouane Chamakh could sign new terms with Crystal Palace today.
The Daily Mail says Palace hope to agree a new two-year contract with Marouane Chamakh in the next 24 hours.
The Moroccan spent last season at Selhurst Park joining from Arsenal and scored five league goals to help Palace stay in the top-flight.
The deal that saw Chamakh move...
Nigerian forward Osaze Odemwingie
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates feels Peter Odemwingie can be proud of his World Cup campaign.
Odemwingie helped Nigeria to the round of 16 in Brazil.
“I think he did his job competently enough,” Coates told The Sentinel, “but I’m not sure he was ever in a position to really catch the eye.
“He did perfectly well and didn’t put a foot...
Yaya Toure is on his way out of CIty
Manchester City are waiting for the green light from Juventus to bid for Paul Pogba.
The young Frenchman, formerly of Manchester United, is being linked with City, Real Madrid and Chelsea.
However, L’Equipe says City are preparing a bid for Pogba and willing to go to €80 million for the youngster.
City management see Pogba as an ideal...
Safa president Danny JordaanNew Bafana Bafna
The South African Football Association (Safa) will announce the new senior national team coach next week with president Danny Jordaan keen to end speculation about who will take charge of the Bafana Bafana.
According to Times Media, the appointment would have been announced already had it not been for Jordaan’s role as a special adviser...
Ghana winger Christian Atsu
Ghana winger Christian Atsu has begun training with English giants Chelsea following a successful loan spell at Vitesse Arnhem.
The 22-year-old trained with the Blues for the first time on Wednesday since signing for them last summer, a move he described as a ‘dream come true’.
Atsu joined Chelsea from FC Porto on a five-year deal but was immediately...
FIFA has suspended Nigeria indefinitely after government interference in the running of football in the country.
The country will not be entitled to participate in the upcoming FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (5-24 August 2014) should the suspension not be lifted by 15 July 2014.
Nigeria will also forfeit an U17 African qualifier in DR Congo slated for July 20 if...
Nigerian striker Aaron Olanare Samuel
Nigerian striker Aaron Olanare Samuel has signed a two and a half year deal with Chinese side Guangzhou R&F for a fee of €1.5 million.
Olanare Samuel was playing in the Norwegian Tippeligaen, turning out for teams such as Vålerenga and Sarpsborg 08 before his move to the Chinese Super League campaigners.
Aaron Samuel’s Norwegian...
Arthur Boka joins Malaga
Malaga have signed Ivory Coast left-back Arthur Boka.
Boka arrives from Stuttgart.
The 31-year-old left-back, who has won 83 caps for his country and represented them at the last two World Cups, joins the Spanish side on a two-year deal and will be officially presented on Tuesday.
Andre Ayew on Napoli radar
Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa has come in as Marseille’s new coach, and he is bringing players in and shipping players out. Mathieu Valbuena is one player whose time looks to be over, and another is, Ghana’s Andre Ayew.
The fine performances put in by Andre Dede Ayew in at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil have convinced everyone watching that he is a...
Peter Odemwingie,s future with the Super Eagles not decided yet
Peter Odemwingie is considering his international future after Nigeria’s second round exit at the World Cup.
Odemwingie scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Bosnia-Hercegovina in a Group F game.
But the 32-year-old says that the loss to France on 30 June, his 67th cap, could be his final Nigeria appearance.
The Federation of Ivorian Football (FIF) hoping to appoint a new coach.
The Federation of Ivorian Football (FIF) has invited interested candidates to apply to become the new head coach of the national team.
Last week Italian Giovanni Trapattoni told an Italian radio station that he was in talks over the job .
But the FIF has announced it will be accepting applications until 14 July...
Ghana defender John Paintsil has agreed a two-year deal with South African club Maritzburg United.
Pantsil became a free agent having completed his one-year contract with lower tier club Santos FC and has now play in South Africa’s elite league.
The former Fulham and West Ham fullback has not received a call up into the Black Stars since the 2013 AFCON in South...
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure
Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure is determined to quit Manchester City.
Fresh reports in France suggest the midfielder is determined not to return to the Premier League champs.
Toure has previously denied that he wants to leave but Le Parisien quote an unnamed Ivory Coast international teammate as saying: “He has accumulated too many grudges against...
Traore was impressive at Vitesse last season
Chelsea midfielder Bertrand Traore will return on loan to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for the 2014-15 season.
Traore signed for Chelsea in January and was immediately sent away to the Eredivisie club on loan.
The 18-year-old scored three goals in 15 league appearances in that spell as Vitesse finished sixth in the Dutch top flight.
Yaya Toure might leave City this summer
Manchester City are chasing Juventus midfield ace Paul Pogba.
The Daily Star says City will swoop for Juventus midfielder Pogba if Yaya Toure quits the Etihad Stadium this summer.
Toure has grown frustrated by City’s apparent refusal to treat him like other star names Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany.
It has been suggested that he will quit...
Nigeria Football Federation
The congress of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has unanimously agreed to dissolve the entire Aminu Maigari -led Execuitve Committee and sack of all management staff at its meeting held in Abuja.
The Congress expressed gratitude to President Goodluck Jonathan and the Federal Government for their unflinching support towards Nigeria football.