Togolese football icon Emmanuel Adebayor joined other African stars recently for a charity football match. Emmanuel Adebayor was invited to honourthe charity football match in the West African nation of Liberia. Other African football stars who were at the occasion include former Super Eagles skipper Austin ‘JayJay’ Okocha,KalushaBwalya, AsamoahGyan, ex-Senegalese national team star El-HadjiDioufand many more.
Emmanuel Adebayor and the aforementioned African stars were invited by fellow ex-footballer George Weah who’s also the president of Liberia. They were invited for the commissioning of a new sports park known as The Invincibility Sports Park. The sports park was built by Weah and his government. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR JOIN OTHERS FOR CHARITY MATCH”
AS Roma striker Tammy Abraham would be a perfect fit for North London giants Arsenal according to club legend Emmanuel Petit. The Frenchman talked about Abraham in a recent interview monitored by media portal This Is Football (TIF) as he encouraged the Gunners to make a move for the Nigerian-born Englishman when the transfer window reopens this summer.
Ex-Arsenal midfielder Petit compared the aforementioned Abraham to Emmanuel Adebayor. According to him, the Englishman reminds him of Emmanuel Adebayor. Togolese football legend Emmanuel Adebayor spent three-and-a-half years at Arsenal on the back of his move from French top flight AS Monaco at the start of 2006 before he sealed a controversial move to Premier League side Manchester City in the summer of 2009. Continue reading “ABRAHAM, A PERFECT FIT FOR ARSENAL”
Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane are both crucial players for English Premier League giants Liverpool, according to former Manchester City player Emmanuel Adebayor. The two African stars who play for their national teams, Egypt and Senegal respectively, have engraved their names in the history of Liverpool, as well as endearing themselves into the hearts of the fans of the Football Club. Since Salah joined the Reds from Italian Serie A giants AS Roma and Mane was signed from Premier League side Southampton, they have both proven to be evergreen signings for Liverpool following the consistency they have shown for years in delivering the goods.
They have established a formidable partnership during their time at Anfield and have already become legends because of their fine performances and the number of goals they have both contributed in the last couple of years. And Adebayor has now revealed that he believes that the duo of Salah and Mane has become one of the best the Premier League has seen in recent times, claiming that they are both special gifts to Liverpool and their fans, especially because of how much consistency they have been showing for the past few years. Continue reading ” SALAH AND MANE ARE IMPORTANT FOR LIVERPOOL”
Dirk Kuyt is a big fan of Liverpool attacker Diogo Jota and what he has achieved at the club since joining at the start of last season. Eyebrows were raised when Liverpool spent around €44.70m to sign Portugal international Jota from fellow Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers, but it has been money well spent for the Reds.
Jota was not a prolific goalscorer during his time at Wolves and a lot of people including Liverpool fans had reservations about his transfer. He has been able to put those doubts to bed with an attacking return of 27 goals and three assists in 58 games in all competitions. Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has been impressed with the Portuguese player. Continue reading “LIVERPOOL: KUYT IN JOTA ADMIRATION”
Several Manchester City fans made a comparison between Emmanuel Adebayor and Rodri Hernandez after the latter scored a stoppage time winner against the Gunners in a fierce Premier League contest on Saturday. The City fans used their various Twitter accounts to make reference to Emmanuel Adebayor and his wild celebration against the Gunners in 2009 after Spanish international Rodri celebrated in a similar manner during the league game at the Emirates Stadium last weekend.
Emmanuel Adebayor signed for Manchester City from North London club Arsenal in a controversial transfer worth £25m and he would proceed to celebrate in a wild manner after finding the back of the net against the Gunnersduring the first Premier League meeting between the two teams on the back of his transfer. He scored one of the goals in a 4-2 win over Arsenal. His wild celebration was the product of him being booed constantly by the visiting Arsenal fans during the game. Continue reading “CITY FANS MAKE RODRI, ADEBAYOR COMPARISON”
Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayorwas left on the bench for the entire duration of the 2004 Champions League final as his AS Monaco side lost to FC Porto thereby losing the 2003/04 Champions League title.
AS Monaco had never won the Champions League title when they claimed some big scalps on the way to the Champions League final and they were in convenient mood for the FC Porto game. In the end, Portoeased to an emphatic win to claim their second title in the history of the competition and a second European title in two seasons. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR: 2004 CHAMPIONS FINAL EXAMINED”
Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah recently set a new record for Africans in the Premier League. The Egyptian international broke the record of Didier Drogba for the most goals scored by an African in the Premier League in style when he scored three goals in the recent 5-0 defeat handed out to arch rivals Manchester United in front of their home fans.
Salah scored three goals and also provided an assist for fellow African player Naby Keita during the game against the Red Devils at the Theatre of Dreams. Apart from Guinean international Keita, Portugal international Diogo Jota was also on target for Liverpool. The visitors scored four goals in the first half before Salah completed his hattrick at the start of the second half to take his tally of Premier League goals to 107 goals. Continue reading “PL: LIST OF AFRICAN SCORERS REVEALED”
Togolese international Emmanuel Adebayor ended his short Crystal Palace career without any trophy. However, he was a member of the Eagles squad that lost to Manchester United in the 2016 FA Cup final.
Emmanuel Adebayor had been without a club for six months when Crystal Palace signed him to a six-month deal in January 2016. The Togolese striker was released by North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur at the end of his contract in 2015.Adebayor was a Crystal Palace player until the end of the 2015/16 season. His lone goal for Palace came during the 2-1 loss to Watford on February 13, 2016 in the Premier League. The Togolese senior national team star player was subsequently released at the end of his Crystal Palace contract. Continue reading “ADEBAYOR: PALACE MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED”
Former Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City striker Peter Crouch has praised Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy for the way he has been running the club. According to him, Levy is a difficult negotiator but he’s the right man to take any club forward. Crouch talked about Levy and Spurs in his column with the Daily Mail. He praised the Spurs supremo for his hard stance on Kane who was linked with a move to Premier League champions Manchester City throughout the summer. Levy was adamant that Kane is not for sale. In the end, Kane stayed at the club and also penned a new deal.
Manchester City showed the first glimpse of their intention to dominate the Premier League when they signed striker Emmanuel Adebayor from Arsenal on July 18. 2009. The 12th anniversary of the move from Manchester City to Arsenal was recently celebrated.
At the time Emmanuel Adebayor moved to Manchester City, the club was still struggling to show that it can compete with the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal. Manchester City were able to poach the best striker at Arsenal at the time and that sent a message of intent across Englis.h football. Continue reading “HOW ADEBAYOR TRANSFER SHOWED CITY’S INTENT”