The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubisi Egbo of Albanian side KF Tirana, has spoken of the racial abuse he received this season on his way to making history. KF Tirana were last weekend confirmed as winners of the Kategoria Superiore, the top tier of Albanian men’s football.
After a curtailed campaign and a mid-table finish, what better way to spice up pre-season training than alongside a legend of the game? That’s the situation players of League Two club Leyton Orient have found themselves in this week, with former Premier League and Champions League winner Yaya Toure linking up with the O’s.
Juventus won a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title as they defeated Sampdoria in Turin. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 31st league goal of the season from Miralem Pjanic’s short free-kick and Federico Bernardeschi sealed the victory.