Do you think Kalidou Koulibaly will win in England? Your answers will be awaited in comments.
COMPETITIONS: AFCON 2025 IN GUINEA COULD BE RELOCATED TO ALGERIA
-Welcome to all on Afrique Sports for this Morning of SAMEI JULY 16, 2022 that we start with the CAN 2025. According to information from the media Afriquesports.net, Guinea which would not be able to organize the CAN 2025 could leave its place to Algeria. Indeed, according to this same source which takes its information from Algerian media, the Maghreb country could take advantage of the arrival of Patrick Motsepe to submit its candidacy in this competition. Three new stadiums are under construction and could be ready for this AFCON. The Baraki stadium is already almost finished. Remember that Algeria has not organized a CAN since 1990 and its victory at home.
DRC: FECOFA identifies Hector Cuper’s successor!
-A jump in the DRC. The Congolese Football Federation (FECOFA) has identified the successor of the Argentine Hecotc Cuper at the head of the “Leopards”. According to the site “footrdc”, the new coach of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should meet two conditions main ones, namely the mastery of the French language, as well as the systematic presence in the country. In addition, applications for the post of coach of the DRC should contain the following documents: a CV, a cover letter, certified copies of diplomas, a game project… The Congolese Football Federation (FECOFA) will have to decide, in the next few weeks, on the identity of the new coach of the “Leopards”.
Chelsea: Mendy warns for Koulibaly
-A step with the Senegalese Chelsea. By paying 40 million euros to secure the services of central defender Kalidou Koulibaly from Naples, Chelsea made one of the big moves of the transfer window. Following the formalization of the arrival of his Senegalese compatriot on Saturday, the Blues goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, promised the supporters that they will not be disappointed! “The fans are going to like what they are going to see”, launched the winner of the last CAN on the official website of the London club. “If you talk about his qualities on the pitch, I think I will let people and Chelsea fans see this player and hopefully they enjoy watching him. He’s a top-level player, as everyone knows, but he’s also a top-level person and that’s why in the locker room he’s a very good complement.” Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel can rub his hands!
LOSC: justice seized for the Rafael Leao case?
-A visit to France. LOSC reacts. According to information from MilanNews, the northern club appealed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport to the Swiss Federal Court. At the start of the year, the Mastiffs were condemned by the CAS for having been “jointly and severally liable” for the debt of several million euros that Rafael Leao owes Sporting CP. The striker had terminated his contract unilaterally before committing to Lille. Thus, the LOSC had to pay around twenty million to the Lisbon club. Now, the appeal freezes this payment of the sum to Sporting Portugal.
Man Utd: agreement for Lisandro Martinez
-Let’s go to England. As expected Lisandro Martinez (24 years old, 37 games and 1 goal in all competitions for the 2021-2022 season) will leave Ajax for Manchester United. The English club has formalized an agreement for the transfer of the Argentinian central defender for 57.4 million euros, excluding any possible 10 million euros. The Albiceleste, who will sign for five years, i.e. until June 2027, subject to the medical examination, will find his mentor, Erik ten Hag.
We have arrived at the quiz moment with 3 clues to know our mystery player of the day.
1st clue: I am a 30-year-old Cameroonian striker
2nd clue: I have already played for Paris FC
3rd clue: During the last CAN, I was one of the satisfactions of my selection
Who am I ?
Our congratulations to those who answered Serge Aurier during the Morning this Sunday. He was the player to find since he is a 30-year-old defender who has already played for 5 clubs including Villarreal. Captain of the CIV, he is without a club.
Barça: the arrival of Lewandowski pushes Depay towards the exit
-Let’s finish at Barca. What seems certain now is that a player will lose even more playing time: Memphis Depay. The former Lyonnais, who went from starter to luxury joker under the orders of Xavi, will be sorely lacking in playing time next season and could be pushed out. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will occupy his place of joker. The Dutchman is one of the players put on the market by Barça. And according to information from Gerard Romero, Robert Lewandowski would be interested in the house of Memphis Depay, in the event of the latter’s departure. In the meantime, the two men will meet in Miami before the Pole plays his first minutes with the Catalan club. It will be against Real Madrid