Category: Euro 2016

Campeões!

Campeões!

July 12, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

The month-long football bonanza that was the UEFA Euro 2016 hosted by France has come to an end sadly. Well, it did on Sunday night in that ultimately less than pulsating final won by perennial bridesmaids Portugal, at the expense of France. The game itself was tense and maybe as a result the quality of

Read More

Euros 2016 Fantasy – Antoine Griezmann

July 10, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

The finals are here!! Tonight: a ball will be kicked! It would be unfair, unbecoming for this gargantuan finale to be reduced to a showdown between personalities, two individuals in the persons of Christiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann. Yet again, this will be about Cr7, the Lord and Saviour and Griezmann of Macon. They have

Read More
Euros 2016 Fantasy – Antoine Griezmann
Euros 2016 Fantasy – Semi Finals

Euros 2016 Fantasy – Semi Finals

July 6, 2016 By Kevin Omondi

Matchday 6 is upon us, with each fantasy team allowed up to 6 players from any one of the 4 semi-finalists and 6 free transfers – which could be traded up for the option to deploy your wildcard. Sue and I are of the same mind as to: Portugal v Wales We can’t get through

Read More

The Battles of Lyon and Marseille

July 5, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

Into the last 4, 3 matches to go, 2 teams to proceed to the Saint-Denis final and 1 will be left standing. The Euros has reached its penultimate stage and it really is men against men in the semis – the boys have been sent back home. So, what have we here? Portugal v Wales

Read More
The Battles of Lyon and Marseille
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

Read More

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

Read More
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

Read More

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

Read More
Sweet Sixteen!
EURO 2016 FANTASY – NOTES

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

Read More

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

Read More
Euro Fantasy – What The…?