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Paradou AC: The barefoot academy revolutionising Algerian football

After learning from Côte D’Ivoire’s ASEC Mimosas, the Paradou AC academy is revolutionising football in Algeria — and doing it barefoot

Touré blasts football chiefs over racism

Toure was speaking on Sunday after receiving an award from Football Against Racism in Europe

Mohamed Salah nets second African Footballer of the Year title

Egypt and Liverpool soccer star Mohamed Salah has picked up the Confederation of African Football's top player award for a second successive year

The curse of the Pep in Yaya’s step

The Ivorian’s contentious comments offer pause for thought about his stifled career opportunities

Yaya Toure on a mission to destroy ‘Guardiola myth’

Toure was largely relegated to a watching brief as City stormed to a near-unblemished championship. In total he made 10 appearances in the league

Kolo Touré gives all – and jokes about it

Behind the popular defender’s jovial demeanour is a determined player.

Toure leads CAF Player of the Year nominees

Among the nominees are Thulani Serero, Wilfried Bony and Yannick Bolasie in a list that comprises some of Africa's best football stars.

Yaya missing in European football action

Yaya Touré's failure to turn up in crucial Champions League ties has become the unwanted storyline of his Manchester City career.

Man City moves into second, Arsenal title hopes evaporate

Man City moved into second place with a convincing derby win over United, with Arsenal denied crucial points in an own-goal draw against Swansea.

Toure’s awards hat-trick sets him apart

Côte d'Ivoire's Yaya Toure has won a third consecutive African Footballer of the Year award, cementing his place among the continent's greats.

Toure shortlisted for African footballer of the year

Yaya Toure has been named as one of the three finalists for the African Footballer of the Year award.

Man City close league gap with win against United

Sergio Aguero has grabbed Manchester City a 2-1 win against United, helping to close the gap at the top of the English Premier League with 12 points.

Toure exposes gap between Manchester teams

Yaya Toure was at his rampaging best against Newcastle United on Sunday and Ferguson would have been forgiven for harbouring envy and frustration.

Balotelli, Toure racially abused, claim City

Manchester City have claimed Mario Balotelli and Yaya Toure were racially abused by fans during their Europa League clash against Porto.

It’s ‘Europe’ vs Africa at Afcon final

Football fans are gearing up for Sunday's royal battle between Chipolopolo and the Elephants in the African Cup of Nations final.

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