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Robin Goode Matteo Bottanelli | Kabir Javier

9 781770 097643

ISBN 978-1-77009-764-3 www.jacana.co.za

Robin Goode

Matteo Bottanelli | Kabir Javier


football muti ode kabir javier – matteo bottanelli

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This book is the result of a 5-year-long day dream made possible by the following people and entities: Matteo Bottanelli, contributing photographer and President of Muti Onlus, for giving me the inspiration to make this project a charitable one, for covering my back on the journey when I needed it most and for being a great friend. To Kabir Javier for contributing his beautiful photographs. Cristina, Vivi & Leo Martinetti for their infinite love and dedication to people other than themselves. The incredibly dynamic motorcycle company Ducati in Bologna Italy, who were our technical sponsor and dream catcher – your steel horses carried us so far and made every Italian in Africa proud. Thanks to Lucio Attina, Marco Rimondi & Patrizia Cianetti from Ducati HQ. Then Ferrino, who protected us against wild animals and torrential downpours with our tents and camping gear, Ies for their support and wonderful send off, Cucine Cucine, Funaro & Co from New York – for trusting and supporting complete strangers. Then Alessandro Scali from Kut comm for his patience and friendship. My mother Debbie Griffith, my father Bob Goode and my sister Kate, for their love and worried text messages. Last but not least I want to thank my beautiful wife, Anita Macchi, for letting me go so far away for something I believed in. But especially, for letting me come back. Now that’s love.

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the laces never untie and the soles never wear thin on these football boots

mufulira, zambia | 12° 34’11.48”S, 28° 15’52.27”E

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Robin Goode Matteo Bottanelli | Kabir Javier

9 781770 097643

ISBN 978-1-77009-764-3 www.jacana.co.za

Robin Goode

Matteo Bottanelli | Kabir Javier

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