A New Touch of Africa

Football

Football – anewtouchofafrica.com

Man City reinforces stranglehold on League Cup with a third straight win

Manchester City continued their imperious stranglehold over the League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in the final last Sunday as goals from Sergio Aguero and Rodri secured the trophy for a third straight season.  City, who have now won the competition in five of the last seven campaigns, dominated much of the …

Man City reinforces stranglehold on League Cup with a third straight win Read More »

Real Madrid crush Barcelona 2-0 in El Clasico to go top of LaLiga

Vinicius Jr and Mariano Diaz struck second-half goals as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 in El Clasico to go top of LaLiga in a tense Santiago Bernabeu contest. In the 244th official Clasico, it was almost neck-and-neck in the head-to-head records, with Barcelona on 96 wins and Real Madrid one behind on 95. But in the recent meetings between the two behemoths of Spanish football, there had rarely …

Real Madrid crush Barcelona 2-0 in El Clasico to go top of LaLiga Read More »

Liverpool’s 44-game premier league unbeaten run ends in shock defeat

Liverpool’s 44-match unbeaten run in the Premier League came to an abrupt end with their first loss of the season in a 3-0 flop at Watford this Saturday. Ismaila Sarr and Troy Deeney combined effectively to down the Reds. Watford’s promising start looked as though it might go to waste when Gerard Deulofeu – their …

Liverpool’s 44-game premier league unbeaten run ends in shock defeat Read More »

Liverpool may miss out on league title over coronavirus

In a dramatic decision which could likely reverberate down to grassroots level, Liverpool would be denied the top-flight title and struggling teams would be saved from dropping down. Sports matches across the continent have been thrown into jeopardy as governments firefight the spread of infection. To prevent person-to-person contamination in large crowds, officials are understood …

Liverpool may miss out on league title over coronavirus Read More »

Italian Serie-A postpones 5 games over coronavirus

Five Serie A games including Juventus-Inter, Udinese-Fiorentina, Milan-Genoa, Parma-SPAL and Sassuolo-Brescia have been rescheduled to May 13 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Juventus have cancelled Sarri’s press conference yesterday and now the Derby d’Italia will be among 5 games postponed as well. Matches were due to be played behind closed doors, including a potential title …

Italian Serie-A postpones 5 games over coronavirus Read More »

English Premier League to launch it’s Hall of Fame on Mar 19th 2020

The Premier League has revealed plans to launch its official Hall of Fame, which will recognise and celebrate the exceptional skill and talent of players who have graced the competition since its inception in 1992. Membership of the Premier League Hall of Fame will be the highest individual honour awarded to players by the League. …

English Premier League to launch it’s Hall of Fame on Mar 19th 2020 Read More »

Lagos fans ablaze with Rio Ferdinand, Davido, other stars

Football icon, Rio Ferdinand, recently threw football fans into a frenzy, when he came to Nigeria for the spectacular Guinness Night Football event. The Pan African tournament finale saw players from Cameroon, Uganda, and Kenya enjoy a sensational night of friendly rivalry in Lagos, hosted by Rio. The ultramodern Legend Hotel Private Jet Hangar was …

Lagos fans ablaze with Rio Ferdinand, Davido, other stars Read More »

Scroll to Top
X