Category: previews

UCL Matchday 2: Review and Preview

UCL Matchday 2: Review and Preview

October 3, 2018 By Kevin Omondi

The UEFA Champions League, the world’s most elitist club competition, where the Big Boys of European football and Manchester United, compete for the opportunity to lose to Real Madrid in the finals, is on the second round of fixtures. Review S.L Benfica survived the second half onslaught from hosts AEK Athens to win 3 –

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The Quest for the Fifth Star

June 17, 2018 By Fabian Odhiambo

On the 29th of June 1998, I sat pensively in our living room going through the motions of World Cup knock out football. For some reason I can’t quite put a lid on, I was so engrossed in this particular clash. For what it’s worth, I was a nervous wreck. It was in the second

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The Quest for the Fifth Star
World Cup 2018 Russia: Corruption, Politics, VAR…

World Cup 2018 Russia: Corruption, Politics, VA...

March 21, 2018 By Kevin Omondi

The contrast between Club and International football has never been starker in the history of the beautiful game. This round of International friendlies, albeit the last one before the 2018 World Cup in Russia couldn’t come at a worse time and only serves to extricate us from the soap opera that is Jose Mourinho at

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Betting and the club you support

January 21, 2017 By Oloo

In a recent TDO group chat, one of our members strongly declared that he’d never bet on the team he supports, ever. The said club is in the English top flight, doing rather well, with several decent wins-most of them emphatic, on the back of good performances, with a very healthy goal difference count, and

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Betting and the club you support
Sue Speak – GW2 Preview

Sue Speak – GW2 Preview

August 19, 2016 By Mumbua

The horror that was GW1 is finally behind us (read me). It was a poor showing from Beckham!, with only 40 points. However, I’m hoping for a better GW2. PS: This week’s deadline is today (Friday) at 9PM, due to Manchester United’s home fixture against Southampton at 10PM. Make sure you change your teams before

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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

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Euros 2016 Fantasy – Antoine Griezmann
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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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 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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Kenya v Cape Verde – Preview

November 11, 2015 By Fabian Odhiambo

The leagues may be on a break, but football never ends. Our very own, Kevin Gor here dissects our national team’s preparedness (or lack) for the massive assignment that awaits in the name of Cape Verde. Suffice to say he issues an impassioned clarion call for you and I to come out in our throngs

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Kenya v Cape Verde – Preview