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Africa: Football Versus Faith – the Ramadan Conundrum

May 5, 2021
The holy month is challenging for Muslim footballers and their clubs. How does one honour one’s religion by fasting yet remain in top condition? With some compromises, that’s how. When Senegalese striker Demba Ba got off to a slow start with Newcastle United after joining them in July 2011, his coach, Alan Pardew, blamed it