Category: Tactics

Player Power

Player Power

November 5, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

The day a player is more important than the club, goodbye.

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De Toekomst: The Future is Here

April 30, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

Football is many things to many people. I seek to appreciate the myriad views it has. For some, it evokes a strong sense of community, much like our beloved Gor Mahia FC and our yoyoing in-laws AFC Leopards. There are those for whom, the game is a religion, congregating for sacred service in stadia across

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De Toekomst: The Future is Here
The Dying No 10

The Dying No 10

January 30, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

As time prevails, there is a certain waning of the magic and purity of days gone past. The rivers we used to fish out of are either brackish and murky or lost; the fields we used to kick those polythene bags tied with sisal rope balls, invaded by concrete, steel, iron sheets or tarmac. The

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Win or Win! Why the Godfather cannot lose in Ca...

May 21, 2017 By Kevin Omondi

There will be an article previewing the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff. I’m afraid this isn’t it.   The Godfather. Sigh. Of course, I love the movies. They are remarkable. Mention the Godfather and I pray that you think of the books by Mario Puzo or better yet, the grandiose 1972, 1974 and 1990

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The Comeback

The Comeback

May 9, 2017 By Kevin Omondi

  Everyone’s got a plan until you’re punched in the mouth.1   That could not ring truer for Liverpool in the 2005 UEFA Champions League (UCL) Finals in Istanbul, where lore has it, Rafa Benitez’s side was trailing AC Milan, 3-0 at halftime. In the 2015 Rugby World Cup opener, South Africa, two-time World Champions,

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Make Goalkeeping Great Again

September 12, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

For a while now, Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect by The Decemberists has been playing back and forth in my head. Not that I ever harboured such dreams to wade into the architectural pool, far from it. Well, maybe for a fleeting moment back in 2008 when we were filling in our university

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The Ramsey Positional Situation

January 10, 2016 By Fabian Odhiambo

This time round, we welcome a guest, Vincent Agan, an avid Gooner as he tackles one of the biggest talking points of the current season – the small matter of Aaron Ramsey’s best position. I won’t say more, he will. The major difference between post-Invincibles Arsenal squads to the Invincibles has always been a sense

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