The 2022 Ballon D’or nominees have been released with some African players making the list. Interestingly, there was no Ghanaian international in the 30 man list that was brought out today. African stars such as Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah, Riyad Mahrez and Sebastian Haller all appeared in the list.
Players for European clubs, regardless of nationality, were evaluated based on their overall season performance in all competitions, both domestically and internationally, at a club or national team level. Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois, and Kevin De Bruyne are the top three nominees for the 2021/22 UEFA Men's Player of the Year award, according to an announcement made on UEFA.com on Friday morning, August 12, 2022.
The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League season scheduled to take place in September as final qualifying is ongoing, last year [2021/22] nominees for the UEFA Men's Player and Coach of the year have been revealed and these are the final shortlist. The final shortlist of the UEFA Men's players of the year consists of Real Madrid duo Karim Benzema and Thibaut Courtois alongside Manchester City Kevin De Bruyne.
The UEFA champions league is a tournament which is played almost every year in Europe among the various European teams, the teams who were able to qualify for the top 4 in the various European leagues play this tournament. Last season Real Madrid of Spain won the Champions league trophy by scoring Liverpool 1:0 at the end of the total minutes of action.
Real Madrid, the champions of the UEFA Champions League, earned a 2-0 victory against Eintracht Frankfurt, the champions of the UEFA Europa League, in the UEFA Super Cup, which was held yesterday night. Real Madrid supporters took advantage of the situation to make fun of their archrivals, Barcelona Football Club, as well as the striker for Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe.
UEFA has released the nominees for the UEFA Awards, which will be held on August 25, 2022, in Istanbul, Turkey. The European Football governing body made this known today. The most coveted award among all the categories is the UEFA men’s player of the year award.
The third round of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) qualifiers finalised on Wednesday ahead of the finals - and the quest for the team of the week based on players' performances, here is the round 3 second leg qualification team of the week according to sofascore statistics.
At the Helsinki Olympic Stadium last Wednesday night, the semi-automated offside system made its debut in a European match between the champions of the previous season's Champions League and Europa League. Casemiro headed the ball back across goal from a tight angle for the Champions League winners, who had the majority of possession, to take the lead eight minutes before halftime when David Alaba knocked the ball into an empty net.
The only person in contemporary football who can be compared to Lionel Messi is Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi is often considered the best player ever to play the game. The Portuguese international player has established a reputation for excellence throughout Europe over the last several years, particularly in the UEFA Champions League, where he has won titles and scored goals.
French star Karin Benzema has set a new record for Real Madrid as he has surpassed the Raul to become the second highest top scorer for the Spanish giants. His set the record as he scored for Real Madrid against Eintrach Frankfurt tonight. Karin Benzema has now scored 324 goals for behind, second behind Cristiano Ronaldo who bagged 450 goals during his stint with the Madrid-based side.
This evening saw the second league of the UEFA Champions League play-offs matches played. Before the group stage draw, this is the qualification stage. This article aims to highlight the Ghanaian football stars in Europe that competed this evening for their respective clubs in the playoffs of the UEFA Champions League.
Real Madrid started the 2022–2023 season with one more trophy in their collection than the previous year. Tonight was the final of the UEFA Super Cup, which was played between Real Madrid and Frankfurt. Carlo Ancelotti began the same lineup that prevailed over Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League Final, and they lived up to the expectations set for them.
The next match for Real Madrid will be their first opportunity to win a championship this year, and it will take place in Helsinki versus Eintracht Frankfurt. The match will be for the UEFA Super Cup, which is contested by Spanish and German teams. After claiming victory in the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League, respectively, the two teams earned a spot in the showdown.
Two months and twelve days since Real Madrid were crowned the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League (UCL) winners, they are set to settle the difference as overall Champions against three months and five days old UEFA Europa League (UEL) winners Eintracht Frankfurt – in what is term UEFA Super Cup at Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland.
Some Ghanaian players are making a mark for their clubs in the qualifying round of 2022/23 UEFA Champions League. Osman Bukari, Razak Abakora and Mudasiru Salifu are all action for their clubs. Osman Bukari held headlines last week after bagging hat trick for Red Star Belgrade in a champions league qualifier at home.
Liverpool Could Face Competition For These Two Top 'Seria A' Midfielders From A Premier League Rival
Liverpool is back in the transfer window for a midfielder following the injury of Thiago Alcantara in their opening premier league match against Fulham at the Craven cottage. The Spanish midfielder joins Tsimikas, Kieta, Jota, Jones, Chamberlain, Konate and Kelleher on the injury list.
Real Madrid have added another silverware to their trophy cabinet after beating Eintracht Frankfurt tonight, to win 2022 UEFA Super Cup. The two clubs had to square after winning their respective club competitions. Real Madrid were champions of 2021/22 UEFA Champions League while Eintracht Frankfurt clinched 2021/22 UEFA Europa League.
Football fans who still have doubt that Benzema will win the Ballon d'Or in this year's edition, should watch the 2022 UEFA Super Cup final again. His contribution to Real Madrid in the just ended UEFA Super Cup final was extremely enormous. Real Madrid won their fifth UEFA Super Cup after defeating German side Eintracht Frankfurt in a 2-0 score.
As part of the norms of the union of European Football Association commonly known as UEFA, the winner of the UEFA champions league and the UEFA Europa league will play a final game to decide the overall champions of Europe. Last season Real Madrid of Spain won the champions league by scoring Liverpool 1:0 in the finals whiles Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany also won the UEFA Europa league by scoring Rangers 2:1 at the end of the total 90 minutes of action.
The excitement of football fans was rekindled as the UEFA Champions League 3rd round matches were played today. The 3rd Round stage of UCL is the penultimate stage of the Qualifications process before the Group stage draw will be done. This Qualifying phase consists of teams from the lower European leagues; teams with low UEFA Coefficients are grouped into two paths, to compete for the qualification of the most coveted tournament on earth.