Manchester City’s defender Kolo Toure got married to long-time fiancée and mother of his two children Chimène Akassou in Abidjan.
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The ceremony attracted distinguished personalities from the world of politics and sports.
The Mosque wedding took place at a mosque on Thursday, the couple signed their marriage documents at a registry on Saturday.
A grand reception was held over the weekend, with most of the Ivory Coast national team players in attendance.
Kolo’s brother and club mate and African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure was the best man.
The newly weds have been living together in England since 2003, a year after the Ivory Coast international defender moved from his youth club Asec Mimosas to Arsenal.
Kolo Habib Touré, 31, is an Ivorian footballer who plays for Manchester City and Ivory Coast as a central defender. He is the elder brother of Manchester City’s Yaya Touré and Makasa’s Ibrahim Touré.