The African Stadiums Voices

Director: Aliou GOLOKO / Senegal

Synopsis

The African Stadiums Voices tells the story of African football seen by the most emblematic reporters of the continent. These great journalists, who have awakened vocations since the sixties, are encyclopedias of our football’s history. Unfortunately, they are disappearing without leaving their stories. This film participates in the transmission of a whole part of our heritage, and tells the love story of Africa with football, through the work of these great voices.

Producer: Lamine DIOUF / Senegal

Producer’s note

In the project “The African Stadiums Voices”, transmitters of strong emotions, crowds mobilizers and privileged witnesses of their times will deliver their memories and the history of football in their country. Throughout this documentary, we will look at the evolution of African national football teams in major competitions such as the African Cup of Nations (ACN) and the World Cup; this will be told through the prism of the memories of these African legends of the microphone, who have turned to be “ Stadiums gods “ thanks to the magic of their voices and their presence on the ground during great moments of African sport. Our camera will shoot in Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Zambia, Guinea, Gambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to meet the African voices of the stadiums, as active witnesses of the African political history of each country, from pre to post independence years.