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  • 7 June - AFCON top scorer was ineligible - World Cup qualifiers - Vinicius Jnr - EPL manager merry go round

    6 JUN 2024 · On this week’s show we try to get to the bottom of the astounding story that the top scorer at the African Cup of Nations five months ago, Emilio Nsue, was never eligible to play for Equatorial Guinea throughout his entire 11-year international career.  We talk about the ongoing World Cup qualifiers and hear from Liberia coach Mario Marinica on the challenges of travelling for two games in less than a week. Also we look back at Real Madrid’s Champions League triumph and contrast the huge success of star forward Vinicius Jr with the repeated racial abuse that he received throughout the season.  Plus Stuart takes us through the latest stories and rumours around EPL managerial appointments.
    29m 17s
  • 31 May - Cameroon chaos - Al Ahly - EPL vote on VAR

    30 MAY 2024 · On this week’s show we talk about the chaotic week in Cameroonian football, with Marc Brys replaced as coach after a heated exchange with FA president Samuel Eto'o, but seemingly reinstated after some twists and turns. We have the full story from Yaounde. Also we look at the incredible exploits of Egypt’s Al Ahly, who won a record-extending 12th CAF Champions League title last weekend. And Stuart has lots on the EPL and the background to the upcoming vote that Premier League clubs will have to decide whether to scrap the use of VAR.
    29m 22s
  • 24 May CAF Champions League Final - Lookman on fire in Europa final - EPL final stats

    23 MAY 2024 · On this week’s show we look ahead to the second leg of the CAF Champions League final, with both Al Ahly and Esperance on a long run of clean sheets. We talk about Ademola Lookman’s stunning performance in the Europa League final for Atalanta. With Man City winning the EPL, Stuart has some great end-of-season stats, and we ask who was the best African player in the EPL this season.
    29m 29s
  • 17 May - Inaki Williams - Andre Onana - Akor Adams - EPL - promoted Ipswich

    16 MAY 2024 · On this week’s show we continue to look at some of the African players who have done well in Europe this season. We talk about Ghana’s Inaki Williams, who had a strong season in Spain. We assess Andre Onana’s season in goal for Manchester United, and we speak to Nigerian forward Akor Adams, who made a great start with Montpellier in France, but then hit a goal drought.   And lots on the EPL as we get ready for the last day of the season, and Stuart tells us about newly-promoted Ipswich.
    29m 28s
  • 10 May - Abdul Fatawu - top Africans in Europe - ManUtd challenges - UEFA Champions League

    9 MAY 2024 · On this week’s show we look at how second-tier Ghanaian club Steadfast FC is set to make around $10m from a sell-on clause after Abdul Fatawu’s permanent move to Leicester City. We highlight some of the outstanding African players across Europe, including Guinea striker Serhou Guirassy at Stuttgart and DR Congo forward Simon Banza at Braga. And lots of the Uefa Champions League and the EPL, as Man United’s challenges continue.
    29m 29s
  • 3 May - New Nigeria coach - should Salah leave Liverpool - Marshall Munetsi - EPL latest

    2 MAY 2024 · On this week’s show, with Finidi George appointed the new Nigeria coach, we ask if this was a good decision, and what we can expect from him as the Super Eagles boss. We ask what the future is for Mohamed Salah after his dispute with Jurgen Klopp – is it time for the Egyptian King to head to Saudi Arabia? We speak to Zimbabwe vice-captain Marshall Munetsi, another of the African players at Stade Reims in France, and we have Stuart on the EPL.
    29m 29s
  • 26 April - CAF Cup controversy - Abdul Fatawu - VAR in Southern Africa - EPL

    26 APR 2024 · On this week’s show we take a look at the controversy that saw Moroccan side RS Berkane awarded a win over USM Alger in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup semi-final despite refusing to play. We talk about 20-year-old Ghanaian Abdul Fatawu, whose hat-trick helped Leicester City to move closer to a return to the EPL. We highlight how VAR technology will be used more in football in Southern Africa, and lots on the EPL with Stuart.
    29m 29s
  • 19 April - African players in Leverkusen win + AFCON 2023 figures + Emmanuel Agbadou + UEFA Champions League

    18 APR 2024 · On this week’s show we take a look at the African players who helped Bayer Leverkusen to a sensational first-ever German Bundesliga title. Also we analyse the record revenues and viewership figures for the 2023 AFCON. And we speak to Emmanuel Agbadou, an Ivorian defender who plays for Reims in France, on his football and his faith.  Plus of course, Stuart on the dramatic Uefa Champions League quarter-finals.
    29m 28s
  • 12 April - Paris Olympics womens tournament - CAF Futsal - Joseph Okumu - EPL

    12 APR 2024 · On this week’s show we take a look at the women’s football tournament at the Paris Olympics, with Nigeria and Zambia qualifying to represent Africa. We also talk about the CAF Futsal Africa Cup of Nations, which is underway in Morocco. And we speak to much-travelled Kenya defender Joseph Okumu, currently playing in France. Plus Stuart with lots on the Uefa Champions League and the EPL.
    29m 30s
  • 5 April Is football a religion - Cameroon coach Marc Brys - Ivorian defender Emmanuel Agbadou

    4 APR 2024 · On this week’s show we ask if football is a religion. We speak to Omar Beckles, the chair of the English Professional Footballers Association. Beckles talks about his Christian faith, and how it brings him stability amid the instability of being a professional player. Stuart looks at the similarities between football and religion.   Also we talk about Cameroon’s new coach, Belgian Marc Brys, and if the move back to a foreign coach will work. And we have an interview with Emmanuel Agbadou, an Ivorian defender who plays for Reims in France.
    29m 29s
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