The reigning African Player of the Year, Didier Drogba, has a chance to add a 3rd to his 2009 and 2006 titles.
The shortlist of nominees for Africa’s Footballer of the Year were released today, naming five players up for the 2010 award. A few months ago, a longer list was leaked – and denounced – that included 17 players being considered for the award. As always, the award will be given to the player who best represented the continent at the club and national level of the game.
And the nominees are…
If you’re unfamiliar with World Cup Blog, then allow me to explain: The blog you’re reading now is the front page, but the core of WCB is the multitude of team specific blogs, including one for each of the World Cup 2010 teams.
The authors of these team blogs have forgotten more about their sides than I’ll ever know, so I decided to tap that knowledge by asking each of them a set of 10 questions. Today it’s the turn of Shane from Cameroon World Cup Blog. Read on to learn all about The Indomitable Lions, and no prizes… Continue reading
Samuel Eto’o eh? He sure knows a thing or two about team stability. Though he seemed to have calmed down in recent times (to the point where Didier Drogba has stopped becoming the poor man’s Eto’o in terms of unpredictability) he lashed out today, claiming he might just walk away from that big party in South Africa afterall.
Why? Because Cameroon legend, Roger Milla spoke out and claimed that Eto’o “hasn’t brought anything to our national team”.
Milla of course is Cameroon’s answer to Pele, delighting fans the world over twenty years ago as he lit up Italia 90.… Continue reading
It’s Inter vs Bayern in the 2010 Champions League Final tomorrow. The biggest game in club football. Maybe in the world, if you believe Jose Mourinho, who recently claimed the Champions League was bigger than the World Cup.
Plenty of the players involved in tomorrow’s game will soon be able to make a direct comparison between the two, as the Champions League final is their last game before joining their national teams for World Cup duty. The following is a (hopefully?) complete list of every player potentially involved in the Champions League final, and currently listed on a national… Continue reading