Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been named BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old told BBC Sport. “It’s always a special feeling when you win something. I feel like I had a great year, so I’m very happy.” Salah, the Premier League’s top scorer with 13 goals, has enjoyed a stellar year for both club and country. In early 2017, the forward was...Read More
Author: Selasi Fiawoyi
Clinton’s Predictions Burnley 1-0 Stoke City Crystal Palace 1-2 Watford Huddersfield 1-2 Chelsea Newcastle 1-3 Everton Southampton 1-1 Leicester Liverpool 2-1 west Brom Man United 1-0 Bournemouth Spurs 2-1 Brighton Swansea 2-4 Man City West Ham 1-2 Arsenal Ade’s Predictions Burnley 2-1 Stoke City Crystal Palace 1-2 Watford Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea Newcastle 1-2 Everton Southampton 2-2 Leicester Liverpool 3-1 west Brom Man United 2-0 Bournemouth Spurs 2-1 Brighton Swansea 1-3 Man City West Ham 1-2 Arsenal Jimmy’s Prediction Burnley 1-2Stoke City Crystal Palace 1-2 Watford Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea Newcastle 0-1 Everton Southampton 1-1 Leicester Liverpool 3-0 west Brom...Read More
The Champions League Round Of 16 draw took place on Monday with some scintillating fixtures coming up. Below is the draw in full Tottenham Hostspurs vs Juventus FC Porto vs Liverpool Sevilla vs Manchester United Basel vs Manchester City Real Madrid vs Paris Saint Germain Shaktar Donetsk vs AS Roma Chelsea vs Barcelona Bayern Munich vs Besiktas The First Leg Is set to take place on the 13th & 14th Of February...Read More
Wayne Rooney’s first Merseyside derby goal rescued a 1-1 draw for Everton at Anfield as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s selection gamble backfired. It was a moment the 32-year-old had dreamed about ever since making his Toffees debut way back in August 2002 but, having had to wait after more than a decade at Manchester United, when it came it was something of a gift. The pent-up frustration was evident in the way he smashed home a 77th-minute penalty — awarded after Dejan Lovren needlessly fouled Dominic Calvert-Lewin — to cancel out Mohamed Salah’s brilliant first-half strike and his celebration in...Read More
Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi helped Pep Guardiola’s men to derby victory. The much-anticipated 175th Manchester derby was comfortably the biggest game of the Premier League season, such was the need for Jose Mourinho’s Reds to claw back their swashbuckling rivals. But the gap between table-topping City and second-placed United grew to 11 points on Sunday as City triumphed 2-1 at Old Trafford, where Otamendi volleyed home a second-half winner after Marcus Rashford had cancelled out David Silva’s opener. The untimely end to United’s club record-equalling...Read More
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