The Turkish Football Federation has summoned Ivory Coast internationals Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue for paying homage to Nelson Mandela after a league game.
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Every four years, arguably the world’s most popular sporting event steals the hearts of people around the world. The 2014 World Cup (apologies to the Olympics) will take place in Brazil, with numerous teams competing for the chance to win the most coveted trophy in the soccer world. 1,440 more words
Sometimes, bureaucracy goes just a little too far. And overrules common sense.
Take the case of Galatasaray soccer star Didier Drogba, who is under fire from the Turkish Football Federation after displaying a T-shirt honouring the memory of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose death last Thursday at age 95 has unleashed a worldwide outpouring of tributes. 608 more words
Ivory Coast look to snare Arsenal wonderkid Gnabry from under Germany's noses with World Cup promise.
Arsenal starlet Serge Gnabry is at the centre of an international tug-of-war between Germany and Ivory Coast.
The 18-year-old has represented Germany at numerous development levels and has already been earmarked by manager Joachim Low as a future senior international. 246 more words
GENEVA, Switzerland, December 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ –A UN report has called for investigations into serious human rights abuses committed by traditional hunters called… 404 more words