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African Footballers Face Sobering Reality, Dashed Hopes Abroad

Many African youngsters dream of becoming wealthy football stars but the first-ever global employment report by the world player’s union, FIFpro, may serve as a reality check. Fans of the Aigle football club of Menoua, a team in Cameroon's second division, cheer their players during a training session. Among the strikers is 31-year-old Emmanuel Koska. Koska recently returned from Thailand.  He sold his father’s land to pay for the trip but says that once he arrived, his agent...

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