Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Togo: Soccer Team Demands Bonuses

Blogger Kangni Alem onTogo's soccer team (Fr): “Business is business and Togolese players are right, logically speaking, to privilege their bank accounts over the country's honor. They demand bonuses, pay them their bloody bonuses. After all that is the rule of thumb for all other national teams! (…) My advice to the team:(…) just loose fast and get back home.”


  • Adam Stowe

    Couldn’t have said it any better. Togo has no business in the World Cup. This game is about passion and honor…the togonesse players obviously have neither. Qualifying for the World Cup should have been a tremendous thrill for their country. Now, they don’t even deserve the right to be there.
    Adam Stowe

  • Adam, thanks for your comment.

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.