In Summary
  • Toure left his job as assistant manager at Belgian club Standard Liege.
  • He is Positive of more wins in coming Matches
  • He has linked up with his ex-City boss as an assistant coach with Saudi Arabia
  • This is he first time Toure  his first time working in a Muslim Company

The Saudi national team, under the guidance of Mancini and Yaya Toure, beat Pakistan 4-0 In a match played on Thursday  16th Nov

The team played in  the second round of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers at  Al-Fateh Stadium in the Kingdom’s Al-Ahsa.

In early November, Toure joined the Saudi coaching team as Mancini’s assistant.


He took to his X account to celebrate the win which he says was  a positive start

‘’Very happy to get off to a positive start with a good result against Pakistan. We are now fully focused on the next game’’ wrote Toure

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Toure’s Fan Congratulate his Move to Saudi Arabia

Football fans who have keenly followed his journey took to X to share their congratulatory messages

Some comments are captured below

”Welcome in Saudi Arabia brother”

”We trust you and your work.”

”Thank you for your efforts trust you and wish you success”

”Great to have you on board, one of the game legends”

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Toure’s Move To Saudi Arabia

Toure who joined Saudi Arabia beginning of November admitted it was quite difficult leaving his previous team

He has linked up with his ex-City boss Roberto Mancini  as an assistant coach with Saudi Arabia

‘’When Roberto asked if I would join him in Saudi Arabia for this important project, while it was difficult to step away from Standard Liege, I knew it was the right move for me. I have always looked up to Roberto – so to work with him and learn from him is a perfect fit’’ Toure tweeted on Friday

The Ex Ivorian player says, this is his first time working in a Muslim Country

”Being part of football in Saudi Arabia gives me an opportunity to work in a Muslim country for the first time in my career. This is something I have always wanted to do. I cannot wait to get out on the field and start coaching at an exciting time for the game in Saudi Arabia!”

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