EMPTY STADIUMS; DULL FOOTBALL; THE STORY OF AFCON2013 THUS FAR

The festive mood had reached its climax and the festival was bound to begin. Or so everyone thought. The 2013 African Cup of Nations has started in a mixed, somewhat confused manner. As expected, the vuvuzelas can be heard blowing. The fans can be heard passionately cheering on their countries. And the stadiums are, two… Read More EMPTY STADIUMS; DULL FOOTBALL; THE STORY OF AFCON2013 THUS FAR

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THE MYTH : AFRICAN FOOTBALL IS PROGRESSING

Nothing sums up the perception of progress in African football more than the opening scene of The Newsroom, when Will McAvoy is forced to respond to the question “What makes America the greatest country in the World”. In that captivating opening episode, McAvoy turns, looks around, tries to evade the question, sees the answer in… Read More THE MYTH : AFRICAN FOOTBALL IS PROGRESSING

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LAST CHANCE GALORE FOR IVORY COAST

  [For full African Cup of Nations 2013 Previews, visit sandalsforgoalposts.com and superfoota.com] Beyond the emotive journey that was Zambia at the 2012 African Cup of Nations that set them apart as worthy winners, a hidden truth remained masked. Cote d’Ivoire was the best team at last year’s showpiece African continental tournament. It is they… Read More LAST CHANCE GALORE FOR IVORY COAST

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