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Soccer in Africa

Mike Kennedy

Soccer in Africa

by Mike Kennedy

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Published by Norwood House Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Soccer teams,
  • Soccer

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Mike Kennedy, with Mark Stewart
    SeriesSmart about sports
    ContributionsStewart, Mark, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV944.A4 K46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24903271M
    ISBN 10159953441X
    ISBN 109781599534411
    LC Control Number2010044551

    The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope and Apartheid in South Africa Phil Bildner, illus. by Jesse Joshua Watson. Putnam, $ (40p) ISBN   African Soccerscapes explores how Africans adopted soccer for their own reasons and on their own terms. Soccer was a rare form of “national culture” in postcolonial Africa, where stadiums and clubhouses became arenas in which Africans challenged colonial power and expressed a commitment to racial equality and self-determination.

      After 29 Years, Kingpin of African Soccer Is Abruptly Shown the Door. Issa Hayatou spoke with goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary of Egypt after his .   The Soccer Fence Book Review: A Story of Breaking Down Barriers in South Africa Jul 10 J Book Reviews, raising world citizens, World Cup for Kids.

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