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The show where we look at African football both what's happening around the continent and what African players are doing overseas.

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The show where we look at African football both what's happening around the continent and what African players are doing overseas.

    24 Jan: WC qualifying groups & should African companies be funding European football?

    24 Jan: WC qualifying groups & should African companies be funding European football?

    On this week’s show we take a look at the draw for the group stage of qualifying for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, with some tricky groups there. Also, we ask whether African companies should be funding European football, as Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, says that he remains committed to a takeover bid of English club Arsenal. And Stuart has some fascinating research on whether it pays to fire your manager mid-season if your club is in trouble.

    • 29 min
    17 Jan: AFCON 2021 gets moved & are Liverpool unbeatable?

    17 Jan: AFCON 2021 gets moved & are Liverpool unbeatable?

    On this week’s show we look at the change of dates for the AFCON, as the 2021 tournament moves back to January and February. This month marks 10 years since the attack on the Togo team bus ahead of the 2010 AFCON in Angola, as shootings left three members of the Togo delegation dead and 9 others injured.

    We remember what happened. Plus, in the EPL, we ask whether Liverpool can beat Arsenal’s record of 49 games unbeaten.

    • 29 min
    10 Jan: Zambia's Fashion Sakala & Sadio Mane wins African Player of the Year

    10 Jan: Zambia's Fashion Sakala & Sadio Mane wins African Player of the Year

    On this week’s show we take a look at the CAF awards as Sadio Mane wins the African Player of Year award for the first time. We have lots on the EPL with a look at which teams might be relegated, and we speak to exciting young Zambian forward, Fashion Sakala, who’s based in Belgium.

    • 29 min
    03 Jan: Zambia's Nchimunya Mweetwa talks match-fixing & What are your hopes for 2020?

    03 Jan: Zambia's Nchimunya Mweetwa talks match-fixing & What are your hopes for 2020?

    On this week’s show we look ahead to the brand new year in football and ask what your hopes are. Also we focus on the issue of match-fixing and hear from a Zambian, Nchimunya Mweetwa, who was banned by Fifa for three years in a match-fixing scandal, resulting on him missing out on a big move in Europe. Mweetwa now warns other about the dangers of match-fixing.

    • 29 min
    27 Dec: Was 2019 a good year for African football?

    27 Dec: Was 2019 a good year for African football?

    On this week’s show we take a look back at 2019 in African football – a good Nations Cup, plenty of African players shining in Europe, but issues at CAF, so was this a good year for African football? And we go into our archive and relive the story of the Zimbabwe fan who travelled all the way to Egypt by road for the AFCON, and the story of Cherno Samba, who’s from the Gambia and as a teenager had a bright future when he was set to join Liverpool. When the transfer fell through, Samba battled with depression and he attempted suicide.

    • 29 min
    20 Dec: New Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta? & Uganda's Jean Sseninde

    20 Dec: New Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta? & Uganda's Jean Sseninde

    On this week’s show we look at the Fifa Club World Cup as African champions Esperance finished fifth – is that good enough? Also, we speak to Zimbabwe’s Edward Sadomba, who had an illustrious career in Africa and beyond and decided to return to the club where is started for him – Harare giants Dynamos. We go into our archive and relive our interview with one of Africa’s leading female footballers - Jean Sseninde of Uganda, as this has been a great year for women’s football. Plus lots on the EPL as Mikel Arteta takes over at Arsenal.

    • 29 min

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