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Leeds fans react to Caleb Ekuban’s performance against Sunderland

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Caleb Ekuban scores on his competitive debut for Leeds United

Leeds United maintained their 100 per cent start to the new season with a 2-0 win over fellow promotion chasers Sunderland this weekend, with goals from Samu Saiz and Stuart Dallas enough to seal all three points for the Whites.

While he did not get on the score sheet, summer signing Caleb Ekuban impressed with his work rate against the Black Cats, and the young forward could get more chances with Chris Wood’s future up in the air with just 11 days of the transfer window remaining.

Ekuban played just over an hour on Saturday, before coming off injured to be replaced by goal-scorer Dallas.

The 23-year-old impressed last season, scoring 18 goals in 42 matches for FK Partizani, and his goal and assist in Leeds’ 4-1 League Cup victory against Port Vale earlier this month gave Whites fans an exciting glimpse of his ability.

He is yet to find the net in the Championship but that should be only a matter of time given his talent and Leeds’ attacking prowess under new manager Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds’ latest victory means they are fifth in the second tier with eight points from their first four matches.

After their match against Sunderland we took to Twitter to see what Leeds fans thought of Ekuban’s performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:

has to be saiz, top class. But Gianni kal coops all wonderful too. New lad ekuban v impressive. Hope injury not bad

Ekuban was brilliant today, strong, worked his arse off and a perfect foil for the 3 behind him. 

Was impressed with ekuban movement and overall game hope his injury aint to bad 

What did everyone think to Ekuban today? Thought he did what he needed to, but sadly didn’t get any good scoring opportunities. 

Ekuban probably didn’t know he was playing till about 16:00 and Roofe is not a forward. Both ran their hearts out.

And then you’ve got Ekuban who chased a dead ball down so hard he injured himself. That’s real passion.

Ekuban more than promising – great player 

Credit: HITC.com



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World Cup 2018: Appiah unveils the reasons for Ghana’s failure!

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Present at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and in 2014 in Brazil, Ghana will stay home for the 2018 event in Russia. The Blacks Stars failed to qualify. A counter-performance that the coach explained the reasons in an interview with Happy FM.

Ghana was no better than third place in Group E in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Blacks Stars (7 points) stayed behind Uganda (9 points) and Egypt ( 13 points).

Ghana’s national team coach Kwesi Appiah said they had a plan to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but they were unhappy in their attempts. The manager of the Black Stars revealed the reasons why they failed to reach the world and at the same time praised the Egyptian national team. He also pointed out that North Africans had a well-executed plan for their qualifying campaign that included a lot of money from investors.

Egypt qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1990 after finishing top of Group E with 13 points while Ghana finished in third place with seven points.

« It’s a pity we were not qualified for the World Cup. Every Ghanaian is disappointed not to have been qualified, « Appiah told Happy FM.

« If we get together and get to where the blame is, we will automatically go forward. He continues.

« Egypt, for example, had a plan, they had many investors who were putting money they had voluntarily to qualify for the World Cup. « Says the Ghanaian.

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Top African scorers in the history of the C1: Aubameyang equals Adebayor!

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Top 10 African scorers in UEFA LDC history Copyright -StarAfrica.com
The captain of the Panthers of Gabon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang does not end to panic the counters under the jersey of Borussia Dortmund!

Indeed, scorer on Tuesday night against Tottenham (defeat of Dortmund 2-1) during the fifth and penultimate day of the group phase of the UEFA Champions League, the ‘serial-scorer’ Gabon joined the iconic captain of the Epervier of Togo Emmanuel Adebayor ranked fifth among the best African scorers in the history of the C1 with an impressive total of 13 goals in just four contests.

Read also >> The Top 10 of the best African attackers in history

It should be remembered that Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o Jr., Africa’s worthy ambassadors across the Old Continent, are by far the two best African scorers in the history of the Cup with big ears.

The Elephant has a good lead with 44 goals scored, against 33 scored by the Indomitable Lion, while Basel’s star striker Seydou Doumbia completes the podium with 17 goals on the clock.

Here are the top African scorers in the history of the UEFA Champions League (preliminary rounds included): (22/11/2017)

44: Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast – Marseille, Chelsea, Galatasaray)

33: Samuel Eto’o Jr. (Cameroon – Real Madrid, Mallorca, Barcelona, ​​Internazionale, Chelsea)

19: Seydou Doumbia (Ivory Coast – CSKA Moskva, FC Basel, Sporting Lisbon)

14: George Weah (Liberia – Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan)

13: Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo- Monaco, Arsenal, Real Madrid)

13: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon -Borussia Dortmund)

12: Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon-Porto, Besiktas)

11: Rabah Madjer (Algeria-Porto)

11: Michael Essien (Ghana- Chelsea, Real Madrid, AC Milan)

11: Mohamed Salah (Egypt – FC Basel, AS Roma, Liverpool)

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FIFA: Africa has a new king!

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FIFA has released today its usual ranking of football nations affiliated to it. If the head at the world level has not changed, the African ranking has been turned upside down. Senegal is back in force and occupies first place ahead of Tunisia.

With a very good end of the year with a qualification to the Russian world, Senegal and the winners of the dams in the Europe zone progress in the hierarchy.
The Téranga Lions are taking advantage of their first World Cup qualification since 2002 to reach the 23rd rank, the highest ranking in their history. Senegal is now the highest-ranked African nation, having doubled two other CAF qualifiers for Russia 2018: The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia win a place and the 27th world nation, 2nd in Africa while Egypt loses a place despite his qualification. The Pharaohs are now 31 st and 3 rd on the African level. We must also note the progress of Burkina Faso, which gains 11th place 44th

The top five in the world ranking – Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium – will be in attendance, and they all keep their place in the October edition. They will however have to pay attention to Spain, which now occupies the sixth place after having overtaken France and Poland.

The African Top 10
1- Senegal

2- Tunisia

3- Egypt

4- DR Congo

5- Morocco

6- Burkina Faso

7- Cameroon

8- Nigeria

9- Ghana

10- Ivory Coast

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