Tag: yaya toure

Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

Money push or Boyhood dreams: Will Odion Ighalo become the highest paid African footballer ever?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo is on the path to making great history in football while acquiring ...

AzeezNovember 5, 2016

Guardiola accepts Yaya Toure’s apology

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has described the apology of Ivorian midfielder, Yaya Toure as a welcome development. Toure on ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2016

Yaya Toure apologises to Man City, Guardiola

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure has apologized to the club for his statements and that of his agent, Dimitiri Seluk ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure’s agent replies Guardiola… but it’s not pleasant

Yaya Toure’s agent, Dmitri Seluk has replied Manchester City Pep Guardiola. Guardiola had said Toure would not feature in his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure’s Manchester City career is over unless he apologises – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says midfielder Yaya Toure will never play for the club again unless his agent tenders an ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Yaya Toure announces retirement from international football

Ivorian midfielder, Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced that he would be retiring from international football. The four-time African footballer of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Man City: Iheanacho named in Guardiola’s Champions League squad

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been named in Pep Guardiola‘s squad for the group stage of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions ...

AzeezJuly 8, 2016

Pep Guardiola says ‘Yaya Toure is a huge talent’, speaks on rivalry with Mourinho

Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola moments ago held his first press conference as manager of the English side. The 45-year-old ...

Oreoluwa PetersFebruary 2, 2016

Yaya Toure possibly leaving Mancheser City over Pep Guardiola’s arrival

Following Manchester City‘s announcement of Bayern Munich’s manager, Pep Guardiola as its gaffer for next season, Dimitri Seluk, the agent of Yaya Toure‘s ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 7, 2016

Pierre Aubameyang dethrones Yaya Toure, wins African player of the year at #GloCAFAwards2015

After winning the African Player of the Year award four consecutive times, Yaya Toure failed to make it five at ...

Oreoluwa PetersDecember 11, 2015

Yaya Toure named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Manchester City and Ivory Coast holding midfielder, Yaya Toure has been announced as the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 18, 2015

‘Ifreke talks Sports: 5 things we learnt from Manchester City vs Arsenal match

by Ifreke Inyang Wenger finally delivers a master class Today is the day most Arsenal fans have been waiting for. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

Here’s Vincent Enyeama’s reaction after losing the CAF Award prize to Yaya Toure

by Mark Bassey Last night, Cote d’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure beat Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 11, 2014

Enyeama nominated for BBC African player of the year

by Mark Bassey Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, has been nominated among five players for the BBC African ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 8, 2014

CAF release 25-man shortlist for African player of the year, as Enyeama and Musa make list

by Mark Bassey The Confederation of African Football has included two Nigerian players, Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa in the ...

oluwatobisoyomboAugust 2, 2014

Yaya Toure has good things to say about Kelechi Iheanacho (READ)

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Reigning African Footballer of the Year and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, has tipped Nigerian youngster Kelechi ...

June 20, 2014

BREAKING: Footballer, Yaya Toure’s younger brother dies at 28

by Akan Ido Ibrahim Toure, younger brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure, has died suddenly at the age of just ...

January 15, 2014

Opinion: It’s time to challenge FIFA and CAF on footballers’ awards

by Abiodun Aremu Why do Messi, Ronaldo and other overhyped players underperformed at global competitions when they are even confronted ...

January 13, 2014

Opinion: Isa Hayatou and the ruse called Glo CAF Awards

by Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Lastly, dear Africans, without being immodest and sentimental, i declare that it is time for Isa ...

January 11, 2014

Sorry ladies, he’s taken: Chelsea’s Mikel Obi shows off the stunning lady who makes him tick (See Photos)

by Akan Ido Super Eagles and Chelsea FC defensive midfielder, Mikel Obi recently showed off the beautiful lady responsible for ...

January 11, 2014

Dele Momodu: Now, let’s talk about the Glo-CAF Awards

by Dele Momodu However, Yaya Toure’s impact on the success of his club and country is crystal clear.  Although Manchester ...

January 10, 2014

‘BREAKING: Psquare to return money paid for wack performance’: Top 10 reactions to Psquare’s Glo CAF Awards display

by  Tutu Akinlabi The Glo CAF Awards held yesterday night at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos ...

October 27, 2013

Opinion: Racism in Football

by Iretiola Doyle I was thoroughly embarrassed and saddened to see that racism is alive and well. What am I ...

March 8, 2013

Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Chisom Mbonu… SEE the most influential young people in sports #YNaijaPowerList

by Yomi Kazeem Everywhere you look, sports is big business. The global appeal is clear to see when major events ...

November 5, 2012

African Footballer of the Year: CAF unveils 10-man 2012 shortlist … just one Nigerian left

by Rachel Ogbu For the 2012 African Footballer of the Year award, the Confederation of African Football, CAF, has released ...

OluwapelumiDecember 23, 2011

It’s Yaya! Ivorien emerges Africa’s football best

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Manchester City’s  Yaya Toure was named African Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in Accra, ...

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