Ronaldo, Mane and Lewandowski reach World Cup, but no place for Salah and Zlatan

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to feature in his FIFTH World Cup as Portugal sealed their place at Qatar 2022 with a 2-0 win against North Macedonia. Portugal avoided the North Macedonian banana skin that Italy slipped on as two goals from Bruno Fernandes secured the play-off win, both goals assisted by Manchester United teammate Ronaldo. […]

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Mane attempts to console Liverpool teammate Salah as Senegal win first ever AFCON

It was penalty redemption for Sadio Mane as his decisive spot-kick saw Senegal win their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title. Mane slotted the ball home as Senegal got the better of Egypt, who have Mane’s Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah in their ranks. AFP Mane had a penalty saved in the opening minutes of […]

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Delight in Dakar and despair for Salah – How the final of AFCON 2022 unfolded

At last, Senegal are African champions. The Lions of Teranga went into the Africa Cup of Nations as pre-tournament favourites but their group form suggested they wouldn’t live up to their tag in Cameroon. AFP Senegal only amassed five points in their group but tournament football is a marathon, not a sprint A lot can […]

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‘Love the passion’ – fans praise Mo Salah’s furious encounter with referee

Mohamed Salah hardly shows anger or irritation on the pitch, but when the Egyptian King had a heated exchange with a referee, fans were absolutely loving it.  In an intense match, the Pharaohs defeated hosts Cameroon 3-1 on penalties after 120 goalless minutes and saw themselves reach the AFCON final against Senegal.  Salah’s furious encounter […]

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