Africans Abroad Preview: West African duo vs Ronaldo’s Juve
Africans Abroad preview focuses on Italy’s Serie where Black Stars’ Kwadwo Asamoah and Senegal’s Keita Balde of Inter Milan’s will face Juventus in the Derby d’Italia.
Kwadwo Asamoah and Keita Balde vs Juventus
Keita Balde scored in his second consecutive game last weekend and so has likely done enough to earn a starting berth. Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah will be a sure-starter to build on his impressive performance against Roma last weekend and continue his solid season.
Elsewhere in Serie A
Napoli - Kouli v Ghanaian Rahman Chibsah of Frosinone
Senegal and BBC African Player of the Year nominee Kalidou Koulibaly will come up against Ghana’s Raman Chibsah when Napoli takes on Frosinone.
Liverpool’s Salah, Mane & Keita vs Bournemouth
Africa will again be on watch as the trio of Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane (Senegal) and Guinea’s Naby Keita look to inspire Liverpool to a win against the Cherries. One of the trio could be the hero to lift Liverpool to a potential top-spot climb as league leaders Manchester City face a tough battle against Chelsea.
Arsenal’s Aubameyang and Iwobi vs Huddersfield
Gabon’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has a chance to open the gap as the English Premier League’s top goalscorer when the Gunners welcome Huddersfield to the Emirates on Saturday. Aubameyang’s Nigerian teammate Alex Iwobi will also seek to deliver an influential performance.
Algeria’s Mahrez expected to start against Chelsea
With City’s Sergio Aguero an injury doubt for this weekend’s clash leading Pep Guardiola to start with the more deep-playing Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, winger Riyad Mahrez will thus be expected to start as one of City’s trusted goal-scorers. The Algerian could also use the big clash to redeem himself against a top club following his costly penalty miss against Liverpool last month.
Ghanaian Duo to put patriotism asideTwo Black Stars players will come up against each other in the La Liga when Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey comes up against Alaves’ Patrick Twumasi.
Make sure not to miss the related review on Monday right here on primenewsghana.com to find out which African stars proved inspirational.