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GOLDEN OLDIE: Incredible Vardy Is Only Just Starting

In the end, the gleaming new boot arrived some five seasons late for Jamie Vardy, and on a day when his...

THE BREAKDOWN: Africa’s Premier League Winners

With Liverpool securing a maiden Premier League title last Thursday, the Merseyside-based trio of Sadio Mane (Senegal), Mohamed Salah (Egypt), and...

AFRICA’S ‘GOAT’?: Eto’o Might Claim the Cake, But Drogba Gets the...

Between Samuel Eto'o Fils and El Hadji Diouf, there's a lot of success. And a lot of ego,...

ADEBAYOR’S MONEY: Your Problem?

He may no longer be in his prime, but, even at 36 and far from the limelight he once basked in,...

THE DROGBA EFFECT: Chelsea Have Lost African Touch

In nearly every sense, Didier Drogba owned the 2011/12 Uefa Champions League final. His late headed goal stretched the duel with...

SHAKING THE KOP: Liverpool Embraces a New Breed of Heroes

Outside Old Trafford stands the triune statue of three Britons -- George Best, Bobby Charlton, and Denis Law -- reckoned among...

AFRICA FOR THE BALLON D’OR?: Closer Than You Think

When the Ballon d'Or was first opened up to players who originate outside Europe, an African -- George Weah -- was...

BALLON D’OR: Africa’s Best in the Last Decade

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was -- not unexpectedly -- named winner of a record sixth Ballon d'Or last night...

FIVE-POINTER: Why Eto’o Retires As Africa’s G.O.A.T

Samuel Eto'o Fils -- the prolific African goalscorer who, in his prime, starred for European giants Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea -- announced...

Premier League Golden Boot: The More the Merrier for Africa

At the end of the 1998/99 season, Dwight Yorke became the first non-European to win the Premier League’s Golden Boot, splitting...

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