Category Archives: World Cup Qualifiers

HARAMBEE STARS FAIL TO SHINE

Kenyan football fans at the game with Nigeria *** image courtesy of michezoafrika***

Kenyan football fans at the game with Nigeria *** image courtesy of michezoafrika***

by Victor Karuga

Tension. So thick you can cut it with a knife, throw it onto the pitch and risk the ire of match day stewards. Maybe,  just maybe, that will elicit some kind of reaction from the team on the pitch; spark them into life. All they seem to do is stroke the ball around aimlesslly and purposeless, the picture of indifference. They don’t seem to understand what the fans have gone through, coming to watch them play, and on a weekday. Sacrifice.

The Federation was skeptical of attendance figures. Well, they can relax. There’s someone behind me, and I am slammed into Read the rest of this entry

MESSI AND ARGENTINA IN POLE POSITION FOR BRAZIL 2014

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All the talk about Messi has been replaced with talk about Messi.

For the man who is phenomenal for his club, but seemingly detrimental for his country, El Pulga now can’t stop scoring for Argentina. Late on Friday night, or was it early Saturday morning, Messi followed in the footsteps of other famous Argentine number tens when he led his country out onto the pitch, literally as captain, figuratively as  main man. Read the rest of this entry

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