Podcast - ASU #7: Exploitation & Football's Africa Slave Trade

Mon, 24 Dec 2018

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Author: Africa Sports Unified

Released Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018

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In this podcast Gabriel discusses with Paul & Aristote in depth about the perceived Football slave trade from Africa, based off the recent Tifo video, Claude LeRoy's comments in a BBC interview.This a topic that goes beyond football, as we discuss historical and cultural reasons as to why Africa is a mine for talent leaving its shores; rogue agents exploiting young talent; player welfare plus much moreTifo Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vcf7GVGT96YBBC LeRoy Article - https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45624918African Players in China - http://asunified.com/what-does-the-reduction-of-foreign-players-in-the-chinese-super-league-mean-for-africa/African Talent Drain - http://asunified.com/how-to-reduce-the-african-talent-drain/The Scramble for Africa's Athletes - https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/20/the-scramble-for-africas-athletes-trafficking-soccer-football-messi-real-madrid-barcelona/FIFA Regulations - https://resources.fifa.com/image/upload/regulations-on-the-status-and-transfer-of-players-2018-2925437.pdf?cloudid=c83ynehmkp62h5vgwg9g

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