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BREAKING: Arsenal Boss Unai Emery Sacked

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BREAKING: Arsenal Boss Unai Emery Sacked

Arsenal have announced that they have sacked head coach Unai Emery after seven consecutive winless games for the first time since 1992.

After 18 months as manager at the Emirates, Emery was sacked after worst run of results for 27 years.

The Gunners won exactly the same number of points under Emery’s 51 Premier League games as they did in Arsene Wenger’s final 51 games in charge (88points).

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In a statement released by the club’s website, stated that the decision was taken due to results and performances not being at the level required.

“Our most sincere thanks go to Unai and his colleagues who were unrelenting in their efforts to get the club back to competing at the level we all expect and demand. We wish Unai and his team nothing but future success,” the club added

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The club also announced that the assistant first team coach, Freddie Ljungberg will take responsibility for the first team as interim head coach as the search for a new head coach is underway.

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The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday night, taking their winless run to seven matches.

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Ighalo Only Nigerian Left On CAF Best Player List 

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Ighalo Only Nigerian Left On CAF Best Player List 

The final 10 man shortlist for the Africa player of the year award is out, and Odion Ighalo is the only Nigerian on it.

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The shortlist was decided by votes from a caf technical and development committee and a panel of media experts

The 10-man list has Senegal’s Sadio Mane, who placed fourth at the Ballon d’Or on Monday, and fifth placed Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah from Egypt.

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Algeria has three players: Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, AC Milan’s Ismail Bennacer and Ahli Jeddah’s Youcef Belaili.

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Fans To NFF: Withdraw Salisu From Rangers

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Fans To NFF: Withdraw Salisu From Rangers

Enugu Rangers’ fans have called on the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation to withdraw coach Salisu Yusuf from the Nigeria Professional League side.

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Yusuf, who just returned to coaching after completing his one-year bribery ban, was seconded to rangers whose technical crew was sacked after three consecutive losses.

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The fans are upset because Yusuf lost 3-1 at home to pyramids of in the ongoing confederation of African football group stage match.

Rangers will travel to Egypt next week to play Al Masry.

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Eswatini And Sudan Looking For New Coaches 

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Eswatini And Sudan Looking For New Coaches 

The opening group games of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification has delivered up two casualties already.

One week after the completion of the first two group matches Eswatini and Sudan now looking for new coaches.

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Eswatini have not renewed the contract of their coach Kosta Papic while Sudan have also told Zdravko Logarusic he will not get an extension of his deal either.

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Logarusic had been in charge of Sudan for the past two years

Serbian-born Papic, who has spent more than a decade working in South Africa, has been let go by Eswatini after they lost 3-0 in Guinea Bissau and 4-1 at home to Senegal last month.

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