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African Footballers Who Moved In January

The Fan Park crew has a look at five African footballers who moved during in this year’s busy January transfer window.

Samuel Eto’o
From: Everton F.C
To: Sampdoria
Fee: Free transfer
Eto’o is reportedly already in the bad books after missing a training session without giving his teammates or coaching staff any notice.

Wilfried Bony
From: Swansea F.C
To: Manchester City F.C
Fee: £25m (R324 million)
The Ivorian stole headlines after being the highest goal scorer in the Premier League in the 2014 calendar year – attracting one of the richest clubs in England into securing his services.

Seydou Doumbia
From: CSKA Moscow
To: AS Roma
Fee: €14.4 million (R181 million)
The powerful forward helped Moscow win two league titles in his time at the Russian club and it was just a matter of time before a bigger European team came knocking for his services.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni
From: Al Rayyan
To: Reading F.C
Steve Clark snatched up the Nigerian after a short spell with Al Rayyan in Qatar. Yakubu’s strength, goal-scoring prowess and experience was highlighted by his new manager.

Which other African players can you name that moved clubs in January? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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