Ivory Coast internationals, past and present, were all available at the funeral of Tiote.
Kolo Toure, Wilfred Bony, Boubacar Barry, and Salomon Kalou were pictured among the stars that came to say farewell to their compatriot.
The funeral saw former and current teammates, current players of the Ivorian national side and other well-wishers present. The body of the dead player was flown to Abidjan where the country gathered to pay their last respects.
The Prime Minister AmadouGonCoulibaly and other top government officials were present at the funeral. Officials of the Ivorian football federation were also present at the event. Full military honours were bestowed on the star at the funeral where the coffin was covered with the national colours; orange, white and green.
The body was first taken to a mosque in the district of Riviera Golf for prayers ahead of the funeral ceremony. Continue reading “STARS AVAILABLE AS TIOTE IS LAID TO REST”
In an unbelievable rumor, English Premier League Giants, Manchester United is currently linked with a move to sign Khama Billiat, Mamelodi Sundowns playmaker.
The reports emanating from media houses which are yet to be confirmed say that the English League team has agreed to a deal in principle to sign the player.
It won’t actually be surprising news as Manchester united coach, Jose Mourinho is quite a big fan of African players. So far in all teams he has coached, he has made use of a lot of African players
Sources have it that Manchester United has agreed to personal terms between them and the Zim attacker. Billiat is rated £1.75 Million (R15.4m) and Manchester united will be going all out to foot his bills.
Since the past few months, Manchester United has been on the radar of the attacker. However, after watching him perform during the AFCON Tournament of 2017, the club was convinced of his abilities.
Mourinho who made known his belief in African players says he is ready to give the player a chance to prove himself.
”I want to give the young man a chance to prove himself on international level. I personally think he is a great player with awesome talent like most African players i have worked with,” stated Mourinho. Continue reading “MANCHESTER UNITED TO SIGN KHAMA BILLIAT”