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Liverpool boss Rodgers hails Kolo Toure’s immense leadership qualities

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Kolo Toure’s leadership is a huge influence on his young squad. Rodgers paid tribute to the 33-year-old for the mentality he has brought to the squad since arriving on a free transfer 12 months ago. The boss commented: “Kolo has been an incredible player. We brought him in because he is a winner, an authentic winner...
Via Afrikan Soccer
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ibrahim Toure laid to rest in Abidjan

Yaya and Kolo ToureIbrahim Oyala Toure, younger brother to Ivory Coast international duo Yaya and Kolo Toure, who died in Manchester on June 19, was buried in Abidjan on Friday in the presence his brothers, top officials and sympathisers.Hundreds of football fans dressed in snowy white braved the stormy weather to pay their last respects to the 29-year-old striker.Ivory Coast minister...
Via Ghanasoccernet
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivorian midfielder Toure admits Elephants exited from World Cup due to naivety

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has blamed his sides’s exit from the FIFA World Cup on  the team’s naivety. The African national were on the verge of qualification to the knockout stages for the first time in their history, with the closing Group C match against Greece all square at 1-1 in stoppage time. But Georgios Samaras kept his cool to net a last-gasp penalty after the...
Via Afrikan Soccer
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Toure Brothers To Remain At WC After Brother’s Death

Ivory Coast team members, Yaya and Kolo Toure will continue to play in the World Cup tournament, after the death of their younger brother, Ibrahim Toure on Thursday. He was only twenty-eight years old. No official cause of death has been given. however, British media has reported he’d been receiving cancer treatments. The news of his passing came the same day as Ibrahim’s brothers’...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ibrahim Toure dies aged 28 as brothers Kolo and Yaya represent Ivory Coast at the World Cup

The younger brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure has died, the Ivory Coast Football Association has confirmed. Ibrahim Toure is understood to have passed away on Thursday in Manchester, while Manchester City midfielder Yaya and Liverpool defender Kolo were representing their country at the World Cup in Brazil. The Manchester Evening News understands Ibrahim died after a battle with cancer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tragic News For Toure Brothers

BRAZIL — Ibrahim Toure, the youngest brother of Manchester City midfielder Yaya and Liverpool defender Kolo, has passed away at the age of 28, just hours after Ivory Coast’s 2-1 loss to Colombia at the World Cup. Yaya and Kolo are both currently with Ivory Coast in Brazil and were given the tragic news on Thursday. Ibrahim, who was also a professional footballer, playing for...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Toure brothers mourn loss of younger brother Ibrahim

Younger brother of Kolo and Yaya Toure, Ibrahim English Premier League duo Kolo and Yaya Toure have lost their younger brother Ibrahim, who was just aged 28. Ibrahim was also a professional footballer, playing as a striker for clubs including Egypt’s Misr El-Maqasah and Lebanese side Al Safa. Both Yaya and Kolo are currently in Brazil with the Ivory Coast national team, who have...
Via Afrikan Soccer
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure leads crusade for wealthy African footballers to invest in the continent

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure A portion of the millions of pounds that African football players earn in the English Premier League could soon find its way back to the continent. UK-based frontier markets investment firm Silk Invest has launched a new fund that is targeting wealthy African football players looking to invest in the continent. The African Opportunities for Footballers...
Via Afrikan Soccer
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Toure Brother’s Relationship Put to the Test as Premier League Comes to a Close

Kolo Toure (top) and Yaya Toure (bottom) are brothers competing in the Premier League. Sibling rivalry has taken a toll on brother’s Yaya and Kolo Toure’s relationship during the race for the Premier League according to Manchester City’s midfielder. Liverpool looked like a lock for the championship until their recent loss to Chelsea at home where they were shut out 2-0. While...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

French temptation for Kolo Toure

Kolo Toure admits he could be tempted to make a move to France after falling out of favour at Manchester City. The Ivory Coast defender has spent the last three years at the Etihad Stadium, helping City to FA Cup and Premier League successes. He has, however, slipped down the pecking order of late and has been restricted to just three appearances so far this season. Reports have...
Via Fox Soccer
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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