Since his move from Swedish outfits IF Elfsborg to Belgium giants KAA Gent, Harambee Stars defender Joseph Okumu has been one of the best performing foreign based Kenyan footballers.Barely a day after declaring that he is focusing on his career at KAA Gent amid intrests from other European clubs, KAA Gent has nicknamed Okumu 'THE WALL'.This is after his impressive performances over the one season he has been at the club.According to KAA Gent, Okumu has won the ball back 19 times in the defensive third of the pitch.This statistic places him at the top of Belgium top tier league (JPL).
Over the past few years, Swedish Allsvenskan has been home to various Kenyan footballers some of whom include Erick Ouma, Henry Meja and Collins Sichenje who currently turn out for one of the league's giants, AIK.So far, Collins Sichenje has marked a total of 3 appearances since joining the side in April.He marked his debut against Ukrainian outfits Vorskla Poltava and later Macedonian outfits KF Shëndija both in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers.After an excellent outing against FF Kalmar in a Allsvenskan league match over the weekend, current updates indicate that a number of top European clubs have started showing intrests in the towering center-back.
Club power ranking in Europe is always released after every game week depending on how clubs have performed in the various leagues and the top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League. Bayern Munich is currently the best club in Europe according to club power ranking. They won 1-6 against Eintracht Frankfurt in their game week 1 Bundesliga match played last weekend.
Carlo Ancelotti declared on Saturday that he will leave football management when he departs Real Madrid, bringing an end to one of the most illustrious careers in contemporary football history. Ancelotti had stated in May that he would "probably" resign once he left Madrid, but he clarified his position in an interview with the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero.
Chelsea and Arsenal are two top English clubs found in London. They have been competitive in the English Premier League and the top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League. Here are the footballers who played for Chelsea and Arsenal. 1. Willian - The Brazilian attacking midfielder played for Chelsea from 2013 to 2020 during which he scored 61 goals and gave 62 assists in 337 matches.
Good evening and welcome to my daily sports updates.Tap on the follow link on the top right corner if you haven't done so to receive more news.Welcome Harambee Stars midfielder Collins Sichenje featured for 79 minutes for his side AIK against Kalmar FC.The Kenyan was amazing as he continues to star for AIK.
Manchester City is one of the Premier League club that has had good players in the last few season. This has helped them to dominated the Premier League under their coach Pep Guardiola for the last five season. In those five seasons, they won three four Premier League titles.
The sucess of any club is always determined by the number of trophies they are able to win. The English clubs are among the top competitive clubs in European competitions like the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Liverpool is the English club with most tittles in football history.
Other than the domestic league, top European clubs always do preparations for competitions like the UEFA Champions League. Here are the top 3 attacking trios that will be a threat in the 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League. 1. Manchester City - Their attacking trio consisting of Phil Foden, Erling Haaland and Riyad Mahrez will be more competitive in the UCL new season.
Most of the top European leagues will be starting the 2022/2023 Season during the weekend. Most clubs have done preparations for the new season by making new signings and playing preseason matches to help them correct their mistakes. Football analyst FiveThirtyEight released the club rankings in Europe ahead of the 2022/2023 season.
Winning a treble in Europe means that the manager won a European trophy, domestic league and one of the domestic competitions. Here are the top 3 European managers who started their career at Barcelona that have won a European treble. 1. Pep Guardiola - The Spanish head coach started his career at Barcelona B in 2007.
MOHAMED SALAH Mohamed Salah has won the Premier League Golden Boot on three previous occasions, but he’s had to share the honours on the last two of those (2018-19 and 2021-22). Only in his first season at Liverpool in 2017-18 has he won the award outright.
After a successful preseason which saw various European clubs strengthen their squads by signing new players, most of the top European leagues are officially back for the new 2022-23 season.The English Premier League started on Friday August 5 with the clash between Arsenal and Crystal Palace in an entertaining match which Arsenal secured a 2-0 win.
Chelsea has been playing attractive football under German boss Thomas Tuchel since he was appointed in February 2021. The side has been remarkable to watch and they are likely to win various major trophies under Tuchel. Last season they were the favorites to win the English Premier League title but lack of consistency greatly affected their run and ended up finishing third in the league behind Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp.
Looking into the currently released club rankings around the top five European leagues, premier league champions Manchester City are ranked as the best team in Europe ahead of the 2022/23 football campaign. Unfortunately, the 2022 Champions League winners Real Madrid are placed fifth in the ranking despite their European and domestic success last season.
In the transfer market, Tuchel's Chelsea have not been very lucky in terms of new signings. The Blues have lost a number of top transfer targets after being hijacked by other top European clubs. Spanish top club, FC Barcelona have been seen moving and successfully hijacking Tuchel's targets.
Bundesliga is one of the top 5 Europe leagues that has produced good finishers in Europe. This has been evident through their performance in top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League. Robert Lewandowski is the all time top scorer in Bundesliga since the beginning of the 21st Century with 312 goals.
For a club to be able to maintain a good performance especially in Europe then they have to sign more players in every transfer window that will help them win more trophies. Since the beginning of the 21st Century Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Barcelona, Manchester City and Real Madrid have proven to be the top performing clubs in their various leagues and in top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Bayern Munich has won 45 trophies, Barcelona has won 34 trophies, Real
European players have dominated the English Premier League since the early 1990s, mainly those from England. In the league, domestic players are always given preference over international players. There are a few African players in the English Premier League that have become household names. They were elevated to the starting lineup after impressing in their limited opportunities.
The weight and body image of a professional footballer is important in playing a beautiful game.It makes them very stable with greater stamina hence cannot topple easily when bodied.They tend to use their weight advantage to shield the ball while attacking.Also,they use their body to shield the ball to create chances for their fellow teammates.