10 African Footballers to watch in 2012

There’s an abundance of young African football talent plying their trade in Europe now. So much so that a player like Armaud Mendy–seen in the video scoring a spectacular goal in the FA Cup last weekend–has to play for Macclesfield Town in the English second division.  Later this month the 2012 African Cup of Nations finals will be played in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. We won’t get to see Mendy–his team Guinea-Bissau did not qualify for the finals; they finished last in their group–at the ACN and he did not make our list of “10 African Footballers to Watch in 2012” (yes, we do love lists, not just any lists) compiled by  AIAC’s Elliot Ross:

Continue reading