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TIFO Magazine is a premium biannual publication documenting supporter subculture in football. The publication uses an unconventional approach to collecting stories which celebrate the worlds game. As a multilingual magazine, we're able to gather content from various perspectives and offer these stories to a broader audience.

Amen

Jessica Hilltout, 'Amen'

Jessica Hilltout, 'Amen'

Jessica Hilltout, 'Amen'

Jessica Hilltout, 'Amen'

AMEN

 
Excerpts of literature and photography from Jessica Hilltout's book, 'Amen.'
 
 

EN

Most individuals’ view of Africa, if indeed they possess, tends to be both accurate and yet, over-simplistic. They regard the continent as violent, corrupt, drought and poverty-stricken. 

And yes, Africa certainly bears all of those, particularly poverty, the scale of which we can scarcely ever imagine. But there is also great beauty, and colossal richness of spirit. Nowhere are those qualities better expressed than in Africa’s long abiding love affair, with the game of football...


FR

L’image que la plupart des gens ont de l’Afrique, sil en est une, semble à la fois exacte et simplificatrice. Ce qu’ils y voient, c’est la violence, la corruption, la sècheresse, et la pauvreté endémique. 

Oui, l’Afrique est rongée par ces fléaux, surtout la pauvreté dont l’étendue dépasse l’entendement. Mais l’Afrique est aussi le terreau d’une beauté fertile et d’une richesse spirituelle colossale. 

Rien ne l’exprime mieux que l’amour indéfectible que l’Afrique porte à l’endroit du football...

 
 

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