Surgical Haller

French Ivorian striker Sébastien Haller does not do things by halves. For the sake of the first day of Champions’ League season 2021/2022, the most prestigious football competition for clubs and the one every single player wants to play, the Ajax Amsterdam forward was one fire. The first game of Ajax in the tournament ended up in a genuine demonstration on the lands of Sporting … Continue reading Surgical Haller

CAN 2022: Algeria and Ivory Coast in the same group

The drawing lots of the 2022 African Cup of Nations hosted by Cameroon took place last Tuesday in Yaoundé. On that August 17th, former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba witnessed and participated to a drawing lots that will be interesting to see on the pitch, with a few fierce oppositions for the top teams of the continent. The CAN 2022, postponed due to the coronavirus disease … Continue reading CAN 2022: Algeria and Ivory Coast in the same group

A Lion in Paris

Moroccan right back Achraf Hakimi leaves Inter Milan for Paris Saint-Germain. Freshly crowned champion of Italian Serie A with Antonio Conte as a coach, the former Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund defender will now follow his destiny in Paris, where big players keep on being expected, sometimes contrary to common sense, to win the Champions’ League. Recruited from Inter Milan for 70 million euros and … Continue reading A Lion in Paris

Football: Riyad Mahrez for a first Champions’ League final

Algerian striker Riyad Mahrez was on fire last night. By scoring two goals in the second leg game of the semifinals against Paris Saint-Germain (2-0 final score), the Citizen paved the way for a first Champions’ League final for Manchester City, and is achieving two goals at the same time: a first final for Manchester City, and a first final for him as well. The … Continue reading Football: Riyad Mahrez for a first Champions’ League final

Champions’ League: tough mission for Sadio Mané and the Reds

The drawing lots of the UEFA Champions’ League quarter finals, the most prestigious European competition of football, took place last Friday right after the second leg games of round of sixteen. Eight teams will try to take over from Bayern Munich after the coronation of the Germans last year in final against French team PSG (1-0). If two squads, Manchester City and Bayern, are generally … Continue reading Champions’ League: tough mission for Sadio Mané and the Reds

Racism out of stadium

On Wednesday, December 9th, Paris Saint-Germain beat Istanbul Basaksehir 5-1 for the sake of the last game of group stage of the Champions’ League and got qualified for the round of sixteen in upcoming February/March, about to be played against FC Barcelona of Lionel Messi. But the most important is elsewhere. That game was of course a claimed victory over racism after the events of … Continue reading Racism out of stadium

Kessié/Bennacer, a dynamic duo for AC Milan

Despite the coronavirus disease crisis that is currently spreading all over the world, local football championships try to unfold as best as possible. Encouraged by 1000, 1500 fans or simply before empty stands, football players keep on working in a weird atmosphere that is still difficult to handle. The fourth day of Serie A, happening this weekend in Italy, was the opportunity to witness AC … Continue reading Kessié/Bennacer, a dynamic duo for AC Milan