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Yaya Toure wants some Respect

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure feels he does not get the respect he deserves because he is from Africa.

The Ivory Coast international has won league titles in England, Spain and Greece as well as his homeland, is a key figure in City’s push for more silverware and is on the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers’ Association’s player of the season award. 278 more words



The Ivorian government via the NOC has lifted its ban on three pro-Gbagbo daily newspapers.  Le Temps, Aujourd’hui and Le Quotidien d’Abidjan deemed to be sympathetic to the ousted Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo are now back on the news stands.


FIFA Nationality Rules: Gift or Curse?

The concept of nationality sits within an uncomfortable space when it comes to international football. Despite FIFA’s best efforts to clarify, re-clarify and restate, there’s always the feeling that when it comes to African football, we’re no more than a few matches away from rule infringement. 1,118 more words

African Football


Since this is our first official blog post, let me first say welcome! We did not anticipate that we would take two weeks before writing our first report, but we are learning to be flexible with the waves of life. 413 more words

Missions Trip

Man City midfielder says he deserves more recognition

Toure has scored 22 goals from midfield for City this season
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players in the world because he is from Africa. 13 more words

5 Possible Breakout Stars this World Cup

Here are 5 promising players who could make a splash in Brazil.

Wakaso Mubarak- Ghana

The 23 year old Attacking Midfielder has had it tough at club level with rather disappointing stints at Espanyol and Rubin Kazan. 659 more words


Where children sleep

Where Children Sleep is a powerful photo series by English photographer James Mollison. He traveled around the world capturing the differences between the lifestyle of kids from different countries. 126 more words