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The Lion Roars

by Alan Gibbons
£5.99   paperback  Barrington Stoke Ltd (2016)

The Lion Roars by Alan Gibbons Jimi dreams of playing in the all-white kit of the Lions of Senegal but he can't see how his dream will ever come true. Even though he is the best footballer in the region, the bigger boys never let him play with them. But can he change their minds? With huge support from his family, Jimi finds that there is nothing that he can't achieve!
 
Interwoven with lots of facts about the history of African football and African-born footballing superstars such as Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto, Patrick Viera and Yaya Toure, this book is ideal to engage reluctant reading football fans.
 
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

ISBN 13: 9781781125632 | ISBN 10: 1781125635