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Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

It was probably the most successful 17th birthday in football history

In a way, the Eritrean born, Swedish striker’s skillset is comparable to Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s. But in terms of their personalities and playing style, the comparison is totally wrong. Actually, they couldn’t be more different.

BY MICHAEL YOKHIN | BBC SPORT

The big Stockholm derby between Djurgarden and AIK was on 21 September 2016, and Alexander Isak made sure it was an evening to remember.

In the first half, AIK’s teenage sensation made a run into space and expertly controlled a through ball in the box. One touch to take it into his stride, a second to fire low and hard into the far corner. Arms outstretched, he stood celebrating in front of the hostile home crowd. Continue reading Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania

After being a victim of derogatory comments, the Eritrean-Swedish attacker labelled the incident as ‘incredibly sad’

BY SPORT CENTER

Swedish Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak was subjected to racist abuse as Sweden booked their spot at Euro 2020 with a 2-0 win over Romania on Friday.

Isak, 20, came off the bench during the win in Bucharest, with the game halted shortly after his 78th-minute introduction because of comments in the Swede’s direction. Continue reading Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania

Alexander Isak Leaves BVB for Real Sociedad in €10m Deal

The 19-year-old Swedish striker Alexander Isak officially joins the Spanish club Real Sociedad for a reportedly €10 million deal till 2024.

BY TESFANEWS*

Eritrean-Swedish striker Alexander Isak has signed a five-year contract to move from Borussia Dortmund to Real Sociedad in Spain for a reportedly €10 million (£8.9m/$11.3m) deal to keep with the club through June 2024. Continue reading Alexander Isak Leaves BVB for Real Sociedad in €10m Deal

Alexander Isak will Become One of the Best in the World: Former Team-mate Dickson Etuhu

Borussia Dortmund starlet Alexander Isak is the biggest thing to come out of Swedish football since Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to former AIK player and team-mate Dickson Etuhu.

By Will Unin,

Borussia Dortmund starlet Alexander Isak is the biggest thing to come out of Swedish football since Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but that didn’t stop the striker from taking public transport to training every day, an attitude that will help him reach the top of the game, according to former team-mate Dickson Etuhu.

At AIK, Etuhu, who has 33 Nigeria caps to his name, was the elder statesman, the player others would go to for advice, including the prodigal Isak. Continue reading Alexander Isak will Become One of the Best in the World: Former Team-mate Dickson Etuhu

Coach Nahom Ghidey: Transforming International Soccer Stars at Sweden’s AIK

The coach responsible behind some of the great soccer players coming out of Sweden lately into the international scene is Eritrean Nahom Ghidey. He was a part of Alexander Isak’s success along with other players.

By Mike Seium | Eri-international Sports blog,

Nahom Ghidey currently serves as UEFA A, UEFA Elite Youth A as well as a Video and Performance Analyst for Sweden’s premier league team AIK Stockholm. So who really is Nahom Ghidey?

Nahom was born in Eritrea and moved to Hanover Germany as a six year old. In an interview he conducted with Eri-International Sports, Nahom shares some intimate times in his career as a coach. Continue reading Coach Nahom Ghidey: Transforming International Soccer Stars at Sweden’s AIK

Alexander Isak Starts Training with BVB

New BVB striker Alexander Isak had his first day of training today since he joined the club few days ago for almost €10m.

By Mike Seium | Eri-International Sports Blog

Alexander Isak of Borussia Dortmund had a great day working out on his first day with the Bundesliga club. According to sources from Team headquarters on Wednesday morning, Alexander Isak completed his first training at Borussia Dortmund.

“It is a pleasure that he is here now and has his first training behind him. I think he feels even better than before, “said coach Thomas Tuchel, to the many media outlets present at the scene. Continue reading Alexander Isak Starts Training with BVB