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Son Heung-Min wins EPL October Player of the month award

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Son Heung-Min wins, EPL Player of The Month for October 2020, and in total has won 3 Player of The Month awards at his tenure at White Hart Lane. Son Heung-Min Stats for October 2020  Son scored 4 goals and assisted in 2 goals. Song helped Tottenham Hotspur win 3 games and draw 1 game, as well as assist Tottenham to achieve second place on the EPL log above Liverpool and behind Leicester with 1 point. Tottenham superstar  scored 2 goals against mighty Manchester United , 1 goal against Burnley and West Ham .  His pace is amazing, Son is one of the fastest players in the EPL. When Kane Drops deep and opens space for him to attack, Tottenham looks very dangerous.  EPL Player Of The Month Awards 2020-21 EPL Season: October 2020  2016-17 EPL Season: April 2017        2016-17 EPL Season: September 2016

Sao Tome and Principe: Football Status

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 São Tomé and Príncipe is the second smallest country in Africa, the country is made up of 2 islands in Gulf of Guinea - West Africa. São Tomé and Príncipe closest neighbors are: (1) Gabon, (2)Equatorial Guinea, (3) Cameroon and (4) Ghana. The island country has a population of an estimate of 211 028 according World Bank . Facts about São Tomé and Príncipe Most spoken language : Portuguse Size: 1001 sq km Football History The São Tomé and Príncipe national team is known as the Falcons and True Parrots. São Tomé and Príncipe is more known for their beautiful mountains(.i.e.  Pico de São Tomé ,  Pico do Príncipe ) than for football. The small number of the population and size of the country means that the São Tomé and Príncipe will find it hand to compete with football Giants of Africa. As a result of their size, the small country only has 12 Premier Division teams, and 10 Second division teams and 10 Third division teams. Hence, the national football team has failed to represent the co

Lyle Lakay - Free kick Master piece against CTC

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On the 4th of November, Lyle Lakay did it again! Lakay scored a wonderful free-kick, another one to add to his growing collection. Lyle's left foot is definitely the best at taking free-kicks in the DSTV PSL 2020-21 season. However, the free-kick was straight from the training ground something the 3 Musketeers at the head of Sundowns tactics will be proud of: (1) Manqoba Mngqithi, (2) Rhulani Mokwena, and (3) Steve Kompela. Analysing What Sundown Did Well during the free-kick 1. First of all we must applaud the brilliant pass from Sphelele  Mkhulise and the brilliant running for Shalulile to force a free-kick in a dangerous position. 2. Kermit Erasmus  makes a dummy run to confuse the defense. 3.  Sphelele  Mkhulise plays a good role by making sure no other Cape Town City (CTC) defender stands on the path were the ball will be kicked by Lakay. Moreover, he also blocks the path for CTC player responsible for pressing the ball if free-kick is taken with more than 1 touch. 4.  Rivaldo

Who is Keletso Makgalwa

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Matlala Keletso Makgalwa is the new rising star of Mamelodi Sundowns. He was born on 3rd of January 1997 in Mokopane, Limpopo, South Africa in the Moshate Village. His height is approximately 1.7 meters. Similar to that of players he is compared to Aguero - 1.73 meters and Lionel Messi  - 1.7 meters. Sundowns supporters and previous coach Pitso believe he can be the next Percy Tau since he has received almost similar grooming to the Bafana Bafana star at Sundowns. He was discovered at the Kay Motsepe Schools Cup 2015, everyone could see his talent! His favorite position is left-wing but he can play right-wing or striker positions. His is ambipedal judging from goals he has scored which is a great attribute for any football player but his stronger or preferred kicking foot is the right foot. Keletso Makgalwa is armed with blistering pace, skills, and goal scoring ability. Keletso is given the nickname "Aguero" or "Messi" because of similar stature and pl

MTN 8 - Football competition in the PSL

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  The MTN 8 is a football competition in South African PSL. The competition was first initiated in 1972 and has had 3 different sponsorships since its inception: (1) BP (2) SAA and (3) MTN. MTN is the current sponsor and has been sponsoring the completion since 2008. The MTN 8 is competed by the top 8 teams of the previous season PSL season. MTN 8 2020 The 2020 MTN 8 competition saw Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Supersport United, Cape Town City, TTM, Maritzburg United and Bloemfontein Celtic contend for the illustrious trophy.  Mamelodi Sundowns who were the favourites of the tournament were knockout by Bloemfontein Celtic in first round. Unbeleivably Sundowns have never won the MTN 8 and last won the SAA Super 8 in 2007. MTN 8 2020 Semi Finals The MTN 8 will see Kaizer Chiefs versus Orlando Pirantes and Supersport United versus Bloemfontein Celtic.  Both Pirates and Chiefs have last lifted a trophy 6 years ago. Bloemfontein have only ever won one trophy in their

10 Most Expensive Transfers Defenders

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It is unbelievable who much football teams are willing to pay for defenders these days, as modern football changes from an attackers game to a tactical game. Coaches valuing clean sheets before goals. The concept of you score and we will score more than you, does not exist anymore!  Arsène Wenger in his time at Arsenal refused to spend money on defenders, which led to his  failure to win more English Premier League (EPL) titles and the elusive UEFA Champions League trophy. Centre backs are a rare commodity in world football and 6 of the defenders in the top 10 list of highest transfers paid for defenders are centre backs. Right back's and left back's now play an even more crucial role in modern football, in many occasions assisting in creating goal scoring opportunities. Manchester City has 6  defenders on the list which not only shows the team's financial muscle but emphasizes the importance of a solid defense is critical in modern football. While Manchester Unite

Transnet Football School of Excellence 2020 trials

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The prominent Transnet Football School of Excellence hosted soccer trials on the 18 th  of January 2020. This year's soccer trials were the most attended, as thousands of young footballers gathered to show off their talent and hopefully book a place in the illustrious school. This is due to the ability of the school producing the best football talent in South Africa (SA) such as Steven Pienaar , Bernard Parker , and Phakamani Mahlambi  one of its latest exports. The Transnet Football School of Excellence was looking for youngsters born in the years 2006, 2007 and 2008 to fill their grade 8 class of 2020. The boarding school only accommodates 120 students and there was only space for 20 other children.  Trials were held late this year due to financial challenges said one of the employees at the school! This did not deter parents and their children. Parents, guardians (.i.e. local coaches) and children came in their numbers. Queues for trials started inside the school and end