Yaya Touré

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 19th, 2014
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Yaya Toure has claimed that he does not get the recognition he deserves because he is an African. The Manchester City midfielder, has amassed league titles in England, Spain and Greece, as well as the Champions League with Barcelona and on Friday, he was named among the six nominees for this season’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 19th, 2013
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Manchester City’s Yaya Touré talks about the Africa Cup of Nations – his memories and thoughts on what makes the tournament different and so unique. He also says the Ivory Coast players are desperate to win the tournament for their fans....
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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Yaya Toure, left, could be missing from action for Manchester City for six weeks if the Ivory Coast reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar Roberto Mancini, who is battling to claw back Manchester United’s seven-point lead over Manchester Ci...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 22nd, 2012
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Accra – Highly tipped by pundits to clinch the 2012 African Footballer of the Year award, Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was held off by his compatriot Yaya Toure on Thursday December 20 in Accra, Ghana, where the awards gala took place. Speaking to reporters, the former Chelsea talism...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 20th, 2012
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Yaya Toure has been named the 2012 African Player of the Year, picking up the award for the second year in a row. Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Toure, 29, beat off prestigious competition from the likes of former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba and Barcelona’s Alex Song who ended sec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 13th, 2012
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Yaya Toure says Carlos Tevez can be the key to keeping Manchester City as English football’s top side after his unsavoury antics were forgiven and forgotten. The Argentine striker impressed in the 3-2 FA Community Shield win over Chelsea on Sunday, scoring a superb goal, to show he was relishing his ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 9th, 2012
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He may stand on the cusp of creating history with Manchester City, but that has still not stopped Yaya Toure from admitting he dreams of one day returning to former club Barcelona. The Ivorian midfielder won two La Liga titles and a Champions League crown during a three year stay with the Catalan gia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 23rd, 2012
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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has admitted he can’t believe his side have been given another chance to win the title. Two poor results for Manchester United, a defeat at Wigan two weeks ago and draw at home to Everton on Sunday, has seen their lead cut from eight to three points. And ne...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Manchester City produced a strong finish to power into the last 16 of the Europa League at the expense of 10-man holders Porto. Sergio Aguero set up victory by extending City’s 2-1 first-leg lead after just 18 seconds at the rainswept Etihad Stadium before hitting the bar later in the first hal...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 13th, 2012
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Didier Drogba’s ghosts returned to haunt him as Zambia won the African Nations Cup for the first time after beating Ivory Coast 8-7 in a drama-filled penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw on Sunday. Stoppila Sunzu converted the winning penalty after three successive efforts had been missed in a...