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Africa's top five done deals of the last seven days

Africa's players have proved to be some of the major protagonists of the transfer window so far, and expect many more of the continent's top stars to move between now and the end of August.

In this feature, KweséESPN look back over the last seven days and pick out the biggest or best done deals involving African players.

Wakaso Mubarak has struggled for stability for much of his career, moving between clubs and countries on a regular basis. The dynamic midfielder has played for eight different...

Niasse's second-half brace lifts Hull past Swansea in 'must-win' game

The most important win of Hull City's season? Without question. Just as belief was threatening to fall into the crevice opening up between the Tigers and safety, Marco Silva's men delivered the victory that had been so desperately needed. Oumar Niasse emerged off the bench in the second half to plunder two clinical finishes, lighting up an otherwise mundane fixture.

Swansea City responded in stoppage time but the damage had been done by the smiling assassin, Niasse. The Tigers are back to within...

Liverpool, Leicester among Premier League clubs hit by African Nations Cup

A number of Premier League sides will lose important players to this winter's African Nations Cup -- here is our guide to who exactly will be missing out ...


Mohamed Elneny has been named in the Egypt squad, meaning Arsene Wenger's midfield resources are depleted. The Pharaohs have a strong chance of qualifying for the knockout stage so his absence may well extend into February.


Cherries winger Max Gradel is one of a sizeable Premier League contingent in the Ivory Coast squad.


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Hull's Ahmed Elmohamady given clearance to play vs. West Brom

Ahmed Elmohamady has been allowed to join Egypt late ahead of the upcoming African Nations Cup.

Hull have been given a boost before Monday's Premier League trip to West Brom after Egypt agreed to let Ahmed Elmohamady turn up late for African Nations Cup duty.

Egypt's foreign-based players were ordered to arrive at their training camp on Tuesday in preparation for the tournament, which starts on Jan. 14 in Gabon, but midfielder Elmohamady has been allowed to arrive late in order to play at The Hawthorns.

Stoke's request for winger Ramadan Sobhi to delay his arrival so he could play in Tuesday's...

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Ahmed Elmohamady signs three-year deal with Hull City

Hull City's Ahmed Elmohamady is not joining his Egypt teammates during the international break.
Ahmed Elmohamady has made over 180 appearances for Hull City.

Hull winger Ahmed Elmohamady has signed a new three-year deal with the newly promoted Premier League club, subject to a renewed work permit.

The Egypt international, 28, who was linked with a host of top-flight clubs at the end of last season, was out of contract this summer but will now embark on his fifth season at the KC Stadium back in the top flight after the Tigers' playoff final victory in May.

"I'm delighted and pleased to be here for another three years," Elmohamady told the club's official...

Elmohamady desperate for move to Hull

Egyptian midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady has spoken of his desire to sign a permanent deal at Hull City.

Elmohamady has spent much of the season at Hull across two loan spells
Elmohamady has 43 Egypt caps

Elmohamady has spent the majority of the season on loan at the KC Stadium where he was reunited with former Sunderland manager Steve Bruce. Initially moving to Wearside in August 2010, he signed a permanent deal at the Stadium of Light eight months later. But following the appointment of Martin O’Neill at the club, he found...