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African Projects

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African Projects

  1. 1. African Sports by Ryan Joyce Sports effect African Culture.
  2. 2. Why I chose this topic <ul><li>I chose this topic because I love sports and I wanted too know more about African sports. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What I already knew <ul><li>The only thing I knew about African sports was that South Africa played in the World Baseball Classic. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who Knew <ul><li>I was shocked how many African athletes came to the U.S. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sports affect African culture. <ul><li>African’s come to America and become superstars. This makes them country hero’s back in there home country. This make younger kids play that sport because they want to be like that person. Making the culture different then what it use to be. </li></ul>
  6. 6. African MLS players <ul><li>There are thirty four amazing soccer players playing soccer in the U.S.. This being the case more and more African soccer players are coming over to the States. This will bring there culture to us and our culture to them. Africa has the second most players in the MLS for one continent, only second to South America. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MLB players from Africa. <ul><li>Alessio Angelucci from the Padres </li></ul><ul><li>Justin Erasmus from the Red Sox’s </li></ul><ul><li>Dylan Lindsay from the Royals </li></ul><ul><li>Hein Robb from the Twins </li></ul><ul><li>Gift Ngoepe from the Pirates </li></ul><ul><li>Anthony Phillips from the Mariners </li></ul>
  8. 8. NBA players from Africa. <ul><li>Luol Deng </li></ul><ul><li>Desagana Diop </li></ul><ul><li>Ike Digu </li></ul><ul><li>Emeka Okafor </li></ul><ul><li>Dikembe Mutombo </li></ul><ul><li>And a few more </li></ul>
  9. 9. Africans affect our culture too. <ul><li>Africa helped bring over one of there most popular sports, it’s rugby and it is being played around the country now. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The NFL and Africa <ul><li>The NFL also has many African born players making a huge impact in the league and off the field by donating food and water too Africa. </li></ul>
  11. 11. A big African Sport <ul><li>Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the whole continetnt. It is considered one of the big three sports in Africa. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Couldn’t find <ul><li>I wasn’t able to find out if they have pro baseball leagues in Africa. Lucky though I was able too answer everyone of my burning questions except for that. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Africa’s Future <ul><li>More and more African football player’s will continue in the NFL and as baseball is becoming more and more popular Africa is quickly becoming a big sports continent. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Work Cited <ul><li>http://mlb.mlb.com/wbc/2009/rosters/index.jsp?team=rsa&season=2009 </li></ul><ul><li>www.2009baseballworldcup.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_South_Africa </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ibaf.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Files_-_world_rankings/2009_IBAF_World_Rankings_March.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/INF/GL/95A/GL0000000.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.beijing2008.cn/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://imanafricaninny.wordpress.com/2007/05/02/african-players-in-the-nba/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/africa/africans_abroad/1877839.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://soccernet.espn.go.com/columns/story?id=639208&&cc=3888 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Pic Cited Where I found my Pictures <ul><li>http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.wausau.k12.wi.us/horacemann/sports/Sports%2520Web(3-14-08)/BASKETBALL/basketball_net.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.wausau.k12.wi.us/horacemann/sports/Sports%2520Web(3-14-08)/BASKETBALL/GIRLS/GIRLS-basketball.htm&usg=__WtXfPfMjrsgFpR2M3rSwnUMc0Ks=&h=350&w=314&sz=44&hl=en&start=11&tbnid=9hQXgs_WJN4LnM:&tbnh=120&tbnw=108&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dbasketball%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive </li></ul>
  16. 16. Pic Cited Continued <ul><li>www.scoreoverload.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.baseballgloves.us/baseball-glove-600.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.lee.k12.ga.us/schools/lchs/Baseball/baseball_schedules%25202009.htm&usg=__3O2mxNWYU2K5F-1GetUeCQOzj3g=&h=600&w=521&sz=34&hl=en&start=20&tbnid=PJhp76c8GZvq0M:&tbnh=135&tbnw=117&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dbaseball%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D18%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DN%26start%3D18 </li></ul>

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