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Dino Ndlovu eager to improve scoring form in Azerbaijan

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Former South African international Dino Ndlovu is having a great 2016/17 season with Azerbaijan Premyer Liqa club Qarabag FK.

The 27-year-old striker has netted 10 goals in all major competitions in his first season with team and the are currently sitting at the top of the Premyer Liqa log.

Ndlovu, whose side will participate in the Azerbaijan Cup semi-finals against Neftchi Baku, discussed his hopes of returning to the South African national team, Bafana Bafana.

« As far as the national team is concerned, I have always been proud to be apart of the [Bafana] squad, » Ndlovu told Kickoff.com.

« But I was disappointed not to have played, especially last season, after I scored so many goals for my team. I was not given a fair chance.

« However, that’s in the past, for now I will wait to see who the new coach of the national team is, » he added.

« If he needs me, I will always be available because it’s always an honour for me to wear the national team jersey.

Ndlovu returned to his scoring ways on Tuesday as his goal helped Qarabag beat AZAL 1-0 in a league game after failing to score in three consecutive games.

« I am disappointed with my goal-scoring form because I didn’t start with my current team, » Ndlovu continued.

« And I didn’t do pre-season with them, and that hampered my progress so far in terms of fitness.

« Buy, yeah, I am a bit happy that I am scoring once again. I hope it will be enough to help my team compete for the double this season. »

Source: africanfootball.com

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Ghana: Kwesi Appiah defends continued exclusion of Ayew brothers!

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In recent months, the Ghanaian selection has had bad results. Some players were ousted by the coach whose brothers Jordan and André Ayew. Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah defended the continued exclusion of the Black Stars Ayew brothers.

The 57-year-old tactician did not call Andrew and his younger brother, Jordan, because the duo was out of Ghana’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo-Brazzaville for injuries and illnesses .

André and Jordan, who play for England’s West Ham United and Swansea City, respectively, were also dismissed by Appiah when he played for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) in 2013.

However, Appiah said in an interview with KweseESPN that he is simply doing what he thinks is in the best interest of the team.

« Someone I call, people will complain, it’s something I’m used to, » Appiah said. « There are so many players doing very well and there is no way I can call everyone. « .

The Black Stars endured a disappointing World Cup qualifying campaign that saw the West African side fail to reserve its place in next year ‘s final.

« The most important thing is that I have to make good selections with those who are good for this team as the head coach, » he continued.

« And do not allow people to complain about influencing it. If I have to worry about it, I’ll call a hundred players.  »

It remains to be seen whether Appiah will remember the Ayew brothers before the CAN 2019 CAN qualifier against Kenya in October of next year.

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Eto’o vs Drogba: Who has scored more doubled, tripled and quadrupled?

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We will never end comparing these two monuments of African football. Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o remain two phenomena of the African sport king and continue to thrill the fans. Africa Sports plunges back into the numbers to shine. Pending the verdict of the numbers, who of the two has more than doubled, tripled and quadrupled in their respective careers?

Out of a total of 845 games, former indomitable Lions captain Samuel Eto’o has planted 412 goals in his career in all competitions. The striker of Antalyaspor has 7 doubled, 8 triplets and a quadrupled (Nov 8, 2008: Barcelona 6-0 Real Valladolid).

Opposite, the Ivorian Didier Drogba also presents similar figures even if he has never managed a quadrupled. In a total of 783 games, the former captain of the Elephants of Ivory Coast, scored 362 goals in his career including 8 doubled, 7 triplets and 0 quadruplets.

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old Ducrocq – « Okocha pretended to defend »

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In the After Foot Monday night, Pierre Ducrocq briefly returned to his experience with Jay-Jay Okocha. The Parisian community spoke of the talent of the Nigerian, but also his low propensity to defend.
Pierre Ducrocq and Jay-Jay Okocha rubbed shoulders between 1998 and 2001 until the Frenchman’s departure. The two men were probably one of the most beautiful midfield pairs in the 1999-2000 season, after which PSG finished second in the championship. A good memory for the player trained at the club. Even if he had to kill the work for two.

« It was not a labor war thunderbolt »

During the show « After Foot » on RMC and BFM Sport, the discussion turned on the experience of Ducrocq with his Nigerian partner, for which he admires: « I watched him play, he pretended to defend but I did not I was not bothered because I knew his qualities that I did not have, and vice versa, so we were complementary, maybe he’s the player with the most qualities I’ve seen.  »

Ducrocq knows that the old number 10 could go higher: « He had a hair in his hand, he was not a thunderbolt working war, but he was a genius, an artist. he had, he could do a lot, a lot more.  » He shone against Bordeaux Columnist Daniel Riolo recalled the two superb goals scored by Okocha against Bordeaux (one in Gironde since his arrival in August 1998, the other at the Park in September 1999). We invite you to see them again.



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