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The International Ivorian, Yaya Touré, is just appointed as Ambassador of FIFA against racism. The English footballer is particularly marked by racism. In spite of the sanctions, it continues on pitches. Throw of bananas, monkey cries, insults and fights are daily experienced by players and supporters of African or West Indian origins. An ...
After Didier Drogba, it's the turn of Samuel Eto'o to launch his clothing and shoes line. Samuel Eto'o 9 is thus the label of the Cameroonian footballer that will soon be available on the ready-to-wear clothing market. A label thus composed of his name and his idol number, 9. The creator of this label is a fan of the football star and the ...
Unsurprisingly, the ranking of 20 bigger fortunes of football is dominated by both stars of the Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The Africans, Samuel Eto'o and Yaya Touré, are also represented in the top 20. Untouchable on the pitch, both standard bearers of the Spanish championship, Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) and Lionel Messi ...
Isabelle Sambou is appointed by the World Wrestling Union as the "African women Wrestler of the decade". The Senegalese champion is honored for a decade of unshared reign in the discipline in Senegal as well as on the Continent. The titles gleaned by Isabelle Sambou these recent years do no more matter. The Senegalese wrestler was just appoi ...
The chairman of the Confederation African of Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou, honored yesterday by UNAIDS during finale of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015). The UN institution praises the commitment of the Cameroonian in the fight against the HIV / AIDS and his contribution to the campaign "Protect the goal" launched in 2013 in Johannesburg ...
The news has recently hit the headlines of the magazine in the showbiz world of Ivory Coast. The sum of 5000 euros or 3 275 000 FCFA, that is the bone of contention between DJ Arafat and her manager Europe, Hermann Dalé alias Gouz de Bengue. All started during the concert of last 20th December at the Dock Eifel in Paris, about a gain of 15 000 eur ...
While he is getting his candidacy ready for his own succession at the head of the FIFA, which election will be held the next 29th May, Sepp Blatter will be supported by all the 54 African countries. «Africa is behind him. He is very popular here. (…) He has done much for the continent. He set up financial assistance programs, and his Goal Pr ...
The two African stars, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o, represent the success of an entire continent, and even after their international retirement. These words are from Salomon Kalou, the striker of the Elephants and shareholder of Hertha Berlin (Germany), quoted by the APA News Agency. Speaking of the two stars, who are not taking part i ...
Sixteen (16) African countries are competing for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 which kick-off was given on Saturday, 17th January 2015 in Equatorial Guinea. Divided into four groups, the teams of the 16 countries will compete with great enthusiasm to succeed to Nigeria, a big absentee of the tournament. The Confederation African ...
Equatorial Guinea, the organizing country of the thirtieth edition of the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2015, spares no effort to offer a nice festival to the African continent. The president of Republic, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, multiplies actions to incite the populations to attend the stadiums where the competition will take place. After the ...
The cream of the African music is mobilized in order to make special the edition 2015 of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015) that will start on 17th January in Equatorial Guinea. Molar from Ivory Coast, Wizboy from Nigeria, Singuila from Congo, Fally Ipupa from DRC, Eddy from Uganda, Mani Bella from Cameroon and Arielle T. from Gabon will i ...
The Ivorian midfielder of Manchester City Yaya Touré has become the first player to win four times in a row the trophy of the African player of the year, Thursday in Lagos, reported AFP. Touré equaled four coronations record of the Cameroonian, Samuel Eto'o, but he is the first to be, four times in a row, appointed by the 56 national coaches ...
The curtain came down on Saturday, 27th December 2014 on the tenth edition of Togo Football Awards, the award ceremony that distinguishes the best actors of the Togolese football. For the second consecutive year, the young midfielder at SuperSport United (South Africa) won the trophy of the Best player playing in an African championship. The mi ...
The Algerian striker at FC Porto, Yacine Brahimi, has just broken the dream for the fourth consecutive coronation of Yaya Touré (2011, 2012, 2013), by winning last Monday the prize of the best African footballer of the year initiated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) public group. He was competing with the Nigerian, Vincent Enyea ...
As announced by Africa Top Success last September, the Gabonese taekwondoka, Anthony Obame and the Ivorian athlete, Murielle Ahouré respectively received on Tuesday in Dakar, (Senegal) the Prize of Honor 2014 and the Prize for Excellence by the Abdou Diouf Sports Vertu Foundation. It was during an awards ceremony enhanced by the presence of ...
The Ivorian International, Yaya Touré, is the only African player in the competition for the Ballon d’or 2014. According to the list of the nominees published by Fifa, 23 players will try to succeed to Cristiano Ronaldo, holder of the title. The former player for Barcelona is not for his first participation in the race for the Ballon d’or. I ...
Glo Caf Awards, one of the most prestigious events that honor African football players, will be held on 8th January 2015 at Eko Convention Center of Lagos. The Nigerian capital town already hosted the previous edition of the award evening for the giants of African football. The successor of the Ivorian international, Yaya Touré will be known ...
Twenty two among the best Beninese sportsmen will be rewarded on 7th September 2014 in Cotonou, the economic capital town of Benin in the framework of the 5th edition of the Sportsmen Oscars Night. Among the prize-winners appeared 14 active people, 4 former 4 celebities and 4 others specially identified for their talents and contribution br ...
Since 10th August, the Beninese athlete, Carlos Bossouvi has made a commitment in a rather original and solidarity way initiative. The cyclist launched the challenge to join the city of Jarcieu (France) by bicycle. The objective is to collect 6 473 euros to support the humanitarian aids of the Jar’nati association in the North of Benin. This am ...
Forty-one new American volunteers from the Peace Corps took an oath last Thursday in Lomé. After this act of commitment, these new volunteers will thus be deployed for two years in the five economic regions of the country in order to share their skills with the local communities. Over these 41 volunteers, 16 will be put at the disposal of ...
What a match! What a suspense! Ivory Coast that kept on the alert a whole continent did not disappoint. The Elephants were imperative 2-1 in front of Japan early on Sunday (1 am in the morning) in Recife. And nevertheless everything badly started for the men of Sabri Lamouchi who went to the rest with a goal conceded.     &nb ...
Togo in not participating in the world cup Brazil 2014 but football lovers of the country are many to support the five African countries enlisted in the competition. Faithful to the tradition, the "Brasserie du Bénin (BB-Lomé)" (Togo Brewery company) is participating in the event by its customers’ side with the 33 Export drink. 2014 is a fes ...
Didier Drogba has one more time marked his passage in the Ivory Coast national team. He, henceforth is the third Elephant to have exceeded the level of 100 selections in national team after Didier Zokora and Kolo Touré. It was the latters who handed the symbolic shirt to Drogba on Sunday during the dinner that preceded the 101st selection o ...
The official hymn of the World cup of FIFA, Brazil 2014, entitled "Dar um Jeito" (We shall find a way), will be interpreted during the closing ceremony in Rio by the Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean as well as the Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana, the Brazilian singer Alexandre Pires and the Swedish DJ Avicii. It was what indicated a joint communi ...
African countries want to speak as a single man at the 7th world forum of water which will be held in Daegu (South Korea). In prelude to the world meeting, Burkina Faso is organizing from 12th to 14th June in Ouagadougou in partnership with international Institute of water and environment engineering, "Africa Water", a preparatory meeting that ...
Can an African team become a world champion on the coming 13th July in Brazil? Avram Grant, the former coach of Chelsea, is a great specialist of African football. And he thinks that one of the five teams - Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Algeria, and Cameroun- taking part in the World cup can win it, as he reported it to Catch Brasil.Com. "I a ...
The former president of Olympic of Marseille (OM) is supporting to Senegalese local footbal. The candidate for Marseille city hall agreed to be the sponsor of the 4th edition of Sargal Foot Pro, the gala evening that rewards Senegalese local football actors. Diouf was welcomed last Wednesday at Léopold Sédar Senghor airport by Amsatou Fall and ...
In August 2015, the Senegalese Lamine Diack (80 years old) will leave the head of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). After 15 years of management of the world institution of athletics, Diack can be proud of his results. In his native country, he is considered as a model for African continent. During the last meeting of t ...
Luol Deng did not win the title he wished at the beginning of the season when he was still a player of the Bulls - a ring NBA-. But, the British winger of Sudanese origin, who will not compete for play-offs, will neither have bad memory of his passage within Cleveland Cavaliers. For his implication in the community, Deng received last Tuesday J ...
Absent from tracks during a year, Beninese athlete Bentille Allassane lost nothing of her flexibility and her speed. The young mother was imperturbable last Saturday during the 6th edition of international half marathon of Cotonou. She arrived before her Nigerian competitor Mikael lydi (1H24’40) and won the envelope for 2 million CFA involved i ...
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