The Trash Talking Has Begun!

With the final ten African nations set to battle things out to claim one of 5 spots available at Qatar in November, the two most notable fixtures set to be played see a rematch of the recent AFCON final in Senegal and Egypt. The Lions of Teranga would be looking to continue their fine form over the Pharaohs of Egypt. Bayern Munich defender Bouna Sarr looks to be set and ready for the fixture. Another mouth-watering clash coming up sees Nigeria take on The Black stars in what promises to be a monster battle. Former Bundesliga star Leon Balogun has been recalled to the national team, joining current Union Berlin stalwart Taiwo Awoniyi. The mind games have already started with Ghana only recently announcing their 23-man squad.

On the latest episode of the Bundesliga Connection DW Sports Correspondent and German football expert, Kres Harrington joins the SL Podcast to discuss the upcoming African FIFA World Cup Qualifiers which sees a few Bundesliga stars featuring in the 2 matchups of the round. Kres also breaks down Bayern's hammering of Union Berlin as well as Bayern’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final matchup against Spanish giants Villareal!