Month: June 2016

Euro 2016 Fantasy- England Fans Look Away

Euro 2016 Fantasy- England Fans Look Away

June 30, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

From the Eight teams remnant in a football cup competition sans notably England (we told you so) and Spain, here are the ones to pick:   Portugal Christiano Ronaldo the man to take the Portuguese to the next round, whether they like it or not! Unlike, a certain bearded South American, he scores penalties and

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On to the Business End

June 29, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

And they were eight! The long list of 24 has been cut down, 16 have gone, 8 remain. The Euro 2016 has well and truly gotten to the business end. Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Croatia, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Hungary, Spain and England were the unfortunate casualties of an unforgiving round of 16 which sprung the

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On to the Business End
A Monday to Remember

A Monday to Remember

June 29, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

I am not a fan of Mondays, I have to admit. But sometimes the universe throws twists at you that make you reconsider your stance on previous held onto beliefs, like this past Monday. Yes, of this very week. Oh, I tell you, it was a Monday to remember, a Monday to savour, a Monday

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Sweet Sixteen!

June 23, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

And they were 16 left! After 13 days of non-stop action, the casting at the 2016 Euro Championship has been whittled down from 24, with 8 nations being sent packing. The likes of Albania, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Czech Republic, Sweden and Austria are going home. The Albanians will derive immense pride and satisfaction after

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Sweet Sixteen!
Copa America – The Mighty Quartet

Copa America – The Mighty Quartet

June 21, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

And they were four. The Copa America Centenario enters its penultimate stage starting later tonight and our expert Fridah has been following the events in the States with a keen interest. Here she goes with the previews. Copa America has received pretty low reception. This is largely due to the availability of more football thanks

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EURO 2016 FANTASY – NOTES

June 19, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

Match day 3 marks final round of group matches, with the winners and runners-up from each group automatically qualifying to the next round, together with the best four third placed teams.   The Qualified France, Spain and Italy lead their respective groups after amassing maximum points from the first two games guaranteeing progress to the

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EURO 2016 FANTASY – NOTES
Euro Fantasy – What The…?

Euro Fantasy – What The…?

June 15, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen it. –Sheev Palpatine aka Darth Sidious-   Fixtures: Russia v  Slovakia Romania v Switzerland France v Albania   England v Wales Ukraine v Northern Ireland Germany v Poland   Italy v Sweden Czech Rep. v Croatia Spain v Turkey   Belgium v Republic of Ireland Iceland v Hungary Portugal v Austria (teams in bold are expected to win) Susan: Matchday 1: One to forget. My goalkeeper and

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The Euros So Far

June 15, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

Five days of action, only three draws (none barren), 22 goals scored (one own goal)…the Euro 2016 is well and truly underway with the first round of group stage fixtures coming to a conclusion with Portugal’s 1-1 draw with debutants Iceland last night at the Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne. Even though there might have been

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The Euros So Far
EURO IN FOCUS- España

EURO IN FOCUS- España

June 13, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

Deryl ‘Janmaat‘ Aduda takes us through the glorious footballing nation of Spain:   Winners of three of the last four major tournaments and the defending champions of Europe kick off their campaign today against the Czech Republic. After being banished unceremoniously out of the 2014 World Cup, Spain will be hoping to win their third

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Euro 2016- The Lessers

June 12, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

Albania v Switzerland Albania came into the game the second lowest ranked team in the competition (only above Northern Ireland). Making it to these finals, a fete in itself; with victory at the end of their opener versus the Swiss as unlikely as Harry Kane at the end of a Harry Kane corner. 5 minutes

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Euro 2016- The Lessers