Bachirou's Comoros dream

Bachirou's Comoros dream
One of the stars Comoros match against Burkina Faso was 23-year-old midfielder Fouad Bachirou, who plays for Greenock Morton in the second tier in Scotland. The France-born player was first approached by Comoros officials a few years ago, when he was still on the books of Paris Saint-Germain.

Afriyie Acquah adding to Ghana midfield riches

Afriyie Acquah adding to Ghana midfield riches

Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah has dreams of playing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals and relish a meeting with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Waris could be Ghana's secret weapon

Waris could be Ghana's secret weapon

Majeed Waris is glad he went on loan from Russian Premier League giants Spartak Moscow to Ligue 1 relegation strugglers Valenciennes. He is enjoying his time in France, because he is finally getting regular playing time and scoring again.

Carvalho will be world class

Carvalho will be world class

Portuguese football has produced far more than its fair share of truly world-class players over the last decade and a half.

Arsenal ready to sign whizz kid Zelalam

Arsenal ready to sign whizz kid Zelalam 

Arsenal whizzkid Gedion Zelalem is set to sign his first professional contract with the club.

Olaitan ready for United

Olaitan ready for United

When the Manchester Evening News featured five players Manchester United need to watch in their Champions League tie with Olympiakos they didn't include Nigerian youngster Michael Olaitan.

Gedion could be new Fabregas

Gedion could be new Fabregas

Gedion Zelalem is 16 years old. He has yet to feature in a competitive game for Arsenal, although that could change on Friday night in the FA Cup against Coventry City.

Gnabry can fill Walcott shoes

Gnabry can fill Walcott shoes

As one World Cup door closes abruptly, the handle twitches on another. Theo Walcott may be absorbing the blow of a tournament lost, but for Serge Gnabry the opportunity to force an unexpected route to Brazil has widened.

Is he the new Eto'o?

Is he the new Eto'o?

Is Samuel Eto’o the man who found the new Eto’o? Perhaps, because Jean-Marie Dongou alerted Barcelona to his potential when impressing at Eto’o’s Samuel Eto’o Foundation five years ago.

Why Traore is special

Why Traore is special
Chelsea’s new signing Bertrand Traore is regarded as one of Africa’s most talented young players.

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