On to the Last Eight

On to the Last Eight

Well, I know, I know the Champions League draw was held last week and this post is maybe little bit late to the party. So what? We’ll still get on with it, so stop whining. Right, with that out of the way, let’s get down to business. It’s the last 8 stage in the...
Diary of a Girl Engaged to Football : DAY 5

Diary of a Girl Engaged to Football : DAY 5

Welcome back. I like my paper diary as it does not go through any technical glitches and I can write it any time. It feels good to be back and I apologize for the absence. It was caused by the tech-guy who runs the website. He has an IQ that matches the number of...
Van’s Still the Man!

Van’s Still the Man!

“Omelettes, eggs. No eggs, no omelettes. And it depends on the quality of the eggs in the supermarket. They are class one, two or three and some are more expensive than others and some give you better omelettes. When the class one eggs are not available you have...
EPL: The Narcissus of Football

EPL: The Narcissus of Football

Narcissus of Thespiae was by all means an attractive bloke and disdainful of all his suitors and oglers. The long and short of it is that when Echo, a Nymph of the forest invariably fell head over heels in love with him and was duly spurned and went to lick her wounds...
Utata wa Kushabiki

Utata wa Kushabiki

Je, wewe ni shabiki wa aina gani? Ama, wafaa kuwa shabiki wa aina gani? Ni swala ambalo limenitatiza si haba. Kwa kila mpenzi wa mchezo wa kabumbu, au mchezo wowote ule ni lazima kama ibada kuiunga mkono timu yako kwa vyovyote vile, kwa udi na uvumba. Ila, kuna jambo....
The Awkward Enigma that is De Bruyne.

The Awkward Enigma that is De Bruyne.

The first rule of a gunfight; bring a gun. Second rule, bring friends with guns. That is exactly what Kevin is doing with his new posse consisting Bas Dost, Daniel Caligiuri and Maximilian Arnold and boy aren’t they tearing up the Bundesliga and the Europa...
SOCCER IN THE SUN AND DUST : A player should cost sh800.

SOCCER IN THE SUN AND DUST : A player should cost sh800.

Day 3 : March 4, 2015. I’ll let you in on a small problem we have. The field is too small. There are only two pitches in the whole ward and one is banned from public access (odd considering it is public land). This means that there is one field for three senior teams...
Soweto Derby: Resurgent Pirates against the Champs-Elect Chiefs

Soweto Derby: Resurgent Pirates against the Champs-Elect Chiefs

The traditional football rivalry between South Africa’s powerhouses Orlando Pirates and the Kaizer Chiefs is set to be renewed this weekend. I have had an opportunity of experiencing it once in 2012 and I must say it is one of the biggest derbies in Africa. The fan...
Diary of a Girl Engaged to Football- Day 2 – March 4, 2015

Diary of a Girl Engaged to Football- Day 2 – March 4, 2015

I just realized you may not know what position I play. That’s because I am not too sure myself. I’ll give you a brief history of my adventures on the field. When I started playing, at about the age of 6, I was a goalkeeper. I enjoyed watching the game and playing it...
Which Way, My United?

Which Way, My United?

I have tried in vain to find suitable words to describe what watching my beloved team Manchester United for past two years has felt like. At times I’ve even questioned my decision to fall in love with football in the first place. To make matters worse it’s a...