Mohamed Salah reignites feud with Egypt FA over image rights

Mohamed Salah breathed new life into a dispute with Egypt’s football association by accusing them of ignoring his complaints over image rights. The 26-year-old Liverpool forward was upset in April when his image was used to promote Egypt’s official sponsor WE; Salah has a sponsorship deal with Vodafone. “It’s normal that a football federation seeks to solve the problems of its players so they can feel comfortable,” Salah wrote on Twitter. “But in fact, what I see is exactly the opposite. “It is not normal that my messages and my lawyer’s messages…

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Victor Moses retires from international football with Nigeria

Chelsea winger Victor Moses on Wednesday announced his shock retirement from international football with Nigeria. Moses made his debut for the Super Eagles in a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in February 2012 away in Rwanda. The debut indeed took a year before it happened due to a prolonged delay by FIFA in confirming his international switch of allegiance having already represented England at youth level, and a late minute withdrawal from a pair of international friendlies in 2011. The 27-year-old stated his desire to focus on his club career…

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Twitter trolls Joel Matip following Cameroon’s AFCON triumph

Cameroon defeated Egypt 2-1 in the AFCON final today to lift the trophy for the fifth time. The Lions were dealt a big blow when a number of senior players retired from the national team just days before the tournament. However, over the course of the tournament, they defied all the odds and, today, came from behind to beat Egypt in the final. Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip was one of the Cameroon players who retired before the tournament. The 25-year-old wanted to focus on football with the Reds, but his…

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Emmanuel Adebayor dropped from Togo squad after being likened to a “bad date”

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been ditched by the Togolese national side after manager Tom Saintfiet said that he would not be selecting him again, the Daily Express reports. Saintfiet revealed that the 31-year-old failed to respond to a call up for an African Nations Cup qualifier against Djibouti on September 4. According to Saintfiet, Adebayor failed to reply by text message or email to his call up, and has now invoked the wrath of his manager. “If you are dating a woman who does not want to respond positively,…

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