Leicester City Coach Kolo Toure Reveals African World Cup Dream


The 2015 Afcon winner is hoping to see an African nation dominate the world by profitable the distinguished world soccer match

Leicester City assistant supervisor Kolo Toure stated his dream is to see an African group carry the Fifa World Cup trophy within the close to future.

Toure, who turned 39 on Thursday, is at the moment honing his managerial expertise as an assistant to Brendan Rodgers on the King Energy Stadium after an illustrious taking part in profession within the Premier League.

The ex-Ivory Coast worldwide performed for Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool in England earlier than calling time on his profession at Scottish Premiership aspect Celtic.

After his retirement in 2017, the previous centre-back revealed his love for soccer made him turn out to be a coach, and he’s aiming to turn out to be the primary African supervisor within the Premier League.

Toure had a stint as a member of the teaching crew for Ivory Coast’s home-based group and U23 group in 2017, and regardless of the temporary keep at residence, the 39-year-old has a long-term goal for African soccer in his thoughts.

“On the finish of my profession I considered what I might deliver to the world. What’s my energy in my life? I considered different industries however the one factor I actually knew and loved was soccer. The one business I felt I might actually deliver some creativity to was soccer,” Toure informed BBC Sport.

“I wish to move my expertise and data onto the younger technology.

“Probably the most necessary issues – touching my coronary heart – is that I’m from Africa. There aren’t many African managers within the prime leagues in England or Europe.

“I’m used to having to return from a great distance as a result of there aren’t any idols and no position fashions to look as much as. That’s the reason I’m doing my badges.

“A few of my associates who’ve been taking part in possibly haven’t considered that. However I wish to do it as a result of Africa wants that.

“You might be placing your self on the market and it’s going to be arduous. However there at all times must be one particular person to begin – after which the remainder will comply with.

“I’ve a dream that in the future an African group could win the World Cup. Perhaps it is going to take 20 years, possibly 30.

“Perhaps I will probably be a type of who tries however it doesn’t occur and it’s left to the subsequent technology. However that is what I’m working for. That is my goal.

“To attain one thing, it’s important to dream about it. In the event you do not dream about it, you’ll by no means get there.”

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