The show where we look at African football both what's happening around the continent and what African players are doing overseas.
15 Oct - World Cup qualifiers + Africas most expensive player + Newcastle takeover
On this week’s show we catch up on the Fifa World Cup qualifiers for Africa, with Senegal and Morocco the first teams to make it to the final play-off stage. And we hear from the most expensive African player ever – Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen, who moved to Italian Serie A side Napoli from French club Lille last year for $96m.
And lots on the EPL as we unpack the takeover of Newcastle United and what it could mean for the club.
8 Oct - AFCON preparations - stadiums report - Diouf and Drogba - that Salah goal + FA aim to fast-track ex-players into refs
On this week’s show get an update on the preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, which Cameroon will be hosting in just three months from now. We have a special report from Yaoundé, as there are still concerns about how ready the stadiums are, and we hear from legends El-Hadji Diouf and Didier Drogba on the preparations.
Also we talk about Mohamed Salah’s superb goal for Liverpool against Manchester City, and plans that the English FA has to recruit and fast-track former players to become referees.
1 Oct Show Fifa World Cup qualifiers : highest paid coaches in Africa : EPL latest with Liverpool v City
On this week’s show look ahead to the upcoming Fifa World Cup qualifiers for Africa, with Ghana’s Black Stars welcoming back Serbian Milovan Rajevac back as coach. He took them to the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals. Plus: who are Africa’s highest paid national team coaches? And it’s Liverpool v City as we catch up on the latest EPL action.
24 Sept - Banyana Banyana triumph - Ivory Coast on the up - Chelsea face City in EPL
On this week’s show we look at South Africa’s 4-2 win over Nigeria in the final of the Aisha Buhari women's invitational tournament in Nigeria – are Banyana Banyana set to become Africa’s top women’s team?
We hear from Patrice Beaumelle, the Ivory Coast national team coach, who feels that while the team lacks the big names of a few years ago, the Elephants have great talent.
Plus Stuart on the EPL, as Chelsea play Man City this weekend.
17 Sept Show #448 South Sudan progress - Garba Lawal speaks out on Nigerian players - Ronaldo back with a bang and could Chelsea win the EPL
On this week’s show we hear from South Sudan, where Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura made a recent visit. The president of the South Sudan Football Association is hoping that Africa’s newest country can make progress with football development.
Also, former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has spoken out against players of Nigerian descent born in other countries choosing to play for Nigeria as a last resort after failing to earn a place in the countries of their birth. And Stuart on Ronaldo’s return to the EPL, and Chelsea’s promising start.
10 Sept - World Cup qualifying for Africa - CAF Womens Champions League - European transfer window
On this week’s show we look at the opening two rounds of games in the group stage of 2022 World Cup qualifying for Africa, as Egypt fire their coach who was unbeaten in nine games. Also we look at the large numbers of players featuring in the qualifiers who were born in Europe rather than in Africa. Also in women’s football we hear from Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura on the Caf Women’s Champions League. Also Stuart assesses a busy transfer window in Europe.