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Thursday, September 28, 2023

‘Explaining this is not easy’: how sexual abuse allegations rocked football in Gabon

Gabonese football and its national football federation, FEGAFOOT, have been rocked by allegations of sexual abuse from former professional footballers in the country that are aimed at multiple high ranking figures in the country’s domestic football scene as well as within FEGAFOOT. Ed Aarons and Romain Molina of The Guardian speak to multiple victims of the systematic abuse about what they went through and how difficult it has been to discuss the taboo subject due to the power many of the accused hold within the country.