African Players on the Move

As the FIFA transfer window draws to a close, we follow the movement of African players both at home and in the diaspora.

Nigeria's Victor Moses

  • Gambia:  United Seal Janko Signing

    The Point, 4 September 2013

    Manchester United made a second signing ahead of the deadline by agreeing a deal with FC Zurich for teenager Saidy Janko. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Romelu Lukaku - 'With Mourinho, We Said That a Loan Would Be the Best Solution'

    Africa Top Sports, 4 September 2013

    At times announced to West Bromwich Albion or Malaga, Romelu Lukaku finally joined Everton. The Belgian international of Congolese origin was loaned to the Toffees for a season. read more »

  • Senegal:  Jose Mourinho Explains the Failure of Demba Ba's Transfer to Arsenal

    Africa Top Sports, 4 September 2013

    Relegated to the bench by challenge since he signed with Chelsea, Demba Ba has not seen his situation improve with the return to Stamford Bridge of Jose Mourinho. Announced to ... read more »

  • Africa:  The Transfer Window 2013 Figures - More Than 2 Billion Euros for 10,454 Transfers

    Africa Top Sports, 4 September 2013

    After the official closing of the summer transfer (September 2), FIFA (FIFA TMS) released data of the 2013 transfer window (editor's note, data concerning only the male pro ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Observer Locker - Who Got the Best Deal On Deadline Day?

    The Observer, 3 September 2013

    As usual, the player transfer window closed with a lot of fanfare, excitement and disappointment as the locker-room continue to live to tell... read more »

  • Africa:  Mercato - € 322 Million for the Five Biggest Transfers! Craziness?

    Africa Top Sports, 3 September 2013

    In the midst of crisis, the transfer window was ended last night with a wind of madness! In total, the five biggest transfers totaled € 322 million! The previous record ... read more »

  • Niger:  Sunday Mba - His Nigerian Club Cancels His Transfer to Bastia

    Africa Top Sports, 3 September 2013

    Big disappointment for Sunday Mba. The Nigerian midfielder saw his transfer to CA Bastia (French League 2) canceled by the club of Warri Wolves. "I am sincerely sorry for the ... read more »

  • Mali:  Mali International Sissoko in Talks With Reading

    Africa Top Sports, 3 September 2013

    Mali international and Former Liverpool player Momo Sissoko is having talks with Reading. The 28-year-old midfielder helped the Reds win the FA Cup in 2006. On Tuesday, the Mali ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Eliaquim Mangala - "I Feel Good in Porto"

    Africa Top Sports, 3 September 2013

    Eliaquim Mangala was in the viewfinder of Manchester City and several major European clubs this summer. At a press conference on Tuesday, the FC Porto player confirmed that he had ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Victor Moses - Loaned to Liverpool?

    Africa Top Sports, 26 August 2013

    In Chelsea now places are expensive, especially in midfield. The Londoner club has formalized Sunday the recruitment of the Brazilian Willian from the Anzhi Makhchakala. A deal ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Marseille Newcastle Made a First Offer for Andre Ayew

    Africa Top Sports, 26 August 2013

    Quiet until then, the transfer window should be agitated for André Ayew, one week of the closing. The left of Olympique de Marseille could indeed leave his current club. ... read more »

  • Senegal:  Lyon - As Roma Lines Up for Gomis

    Africa Top Sports, 27 August 2013

    According to l'Equipe, Rudi Garcia would have oriented the recruitment cell of the Louve towards the Bafetimbi Gomis track. Despite the change of tone in the Gones, the Lyon ... read more »

  • Togo:  Colmar - A Togolese Goalkeeper Coming!

    Africa Top Sports, 27 August 2013

    Cédric Mensah is heading to Colmar. The Togolese goalkeeper is committed to a year for the club of National in France. Colmar, the current 9th ranking of the French third ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  As Roma - Gervinho Officially Roman for € 9.75 Million

    Africa Top Sports, 20 August 2013

    The Ivorian international Gervinho (26 years) is officially player of AS Roma since Monday. The Giallorossi have made the Ivorian striker sign a four-year contract, as announced, ... read more »

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Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang One of the players who has already made an impact.