Africa Sports World 

Zlatan unveils a topless sculpture of himself

Swedish great Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been honoured with a statue in his hometown of Malmo. On Tuesday afternoon, supporters flocked to Malmo’s stadium to see Ibrahimovic himself unveil the bronze statue, commissioned by the Swedish FA in honour of their all-time record goalscorer. The statue is the work of Swedish artist Peter Linde and stands at 8.9 feet tall while weighing approximately half a ton – taking four years to construct. Hundred of fans gathered outside the stadium in Malmo as Ibrahimovic addressed the crowd at the venue where he where he made his professional…

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Zimbabwe’s Tererai Trent gets a statue in New York

A statue in honour of a Zimbabwean-born academic, Tererai Trent has been unveiled in New York in the United States of America. Her statue is among several others unveiled to honour prominent women outside New York’s Rockefeller Centre. Prominent personalities like media mogul Oprah Winfrey, actress Nicole Kidman, Olympian Gabby Douglas and author Cheryl Strayed are also set to get the bronze statue. These women and others including Trent were selected as part of the Statues For Equality project by sculptors Gillie and Marc Schattner. Gillie and Marc Schattner say…

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