Jaha Mapenzi from Gambia, nominated for 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Jaha has fought against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace prize. She was nominated for the award by Jette Christenssen, a Norwegian politician, at the launch of the film ‘Jaha’s Promise’ in 2017. Christenssen said “ Her case is incredibly important not only for what’s happening in Gambia, but the…

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Serial goal scorer Mo Salah breaks another record: 20 premier league goals in just 25 matches

Salah is the quickest Liverpool player to score premier league goals in Liverpool history. He beat the likes of Michael Owen, Fernando Torres, Luis Suarez and other club Legends. In the game that Mo Salah broke the record against Spurs, the Egyptian’s heroics appeared to have given Liverpool all three points before a late penalty…

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Kelechi Iheanacho makes history with first Video Assistant Referee goal in FA Cup

Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal decided by video assistant referee in the FA cup third round replay. Iheanacho opened the scoring, with a beautiful strike from Islam Slimani’s pass. The main talking point of the game came when the Leicester city striker initially had a goal disallowed for offside from…

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Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah Named African footballer of the year 2017

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. The winner was announced on Monday on BBC after a public vote on the BBC's Website. 25 year old Salah shrugged of competition from the likes of, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Victor Moses and team mate Sadio Mane to win the individual…

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