2 minutes read June 26, 2014 No, soccer is not invading America. It’s been here all along Despite these types of troll-y click-bait articles being a dime a dozen each and every World Cup cycle, Jeff Winkler’s piece in the Guardian, “‘Soccer’ is a virus invading America,”….. Read More 3 minutes read June 23, 2014 @ChiefBoima World Cup Diary Day 12 – Fatigue I’ve stopped going to Fan Fests. I’m tired, I didn’t pace myself. A month is a long time, and new arrivals seem to come every day. World Cup tourists have….. Read More 1 minute read June 16, 2014 For the Tiki-Taka Brigade The annihilation of Spain by the Netherlands last Friday (5-1) shocked and delighted football fans, pundits and creatives all at once, so much so that European pundits have something else….. Read More 5 minutes read June 15, 2014 @Chiefboima World Cup Diary Day 4 – Copa pra Quem? One of the popular phrases that came out of the protests in the run up to the Cup was, “Copa pra quem”? On the third and fourth days of the….. Read More 5 minutes read June 13, 2014 @Chiefboima World Cup Diary Day 2 – Protests and Fan Fests I haven’t been on social media yet, and I’m sure everyone’s already talking about this, but how fitting is it that the first goal of the tournament is an own….. Read More 1 minute read June 12, 2014 @ChiefBoima’s World Cup Diary Day 1: A Tale of Two Copas World Cup Day 1 — The sun is out in Rio for the first time in days. It’s a national holiday. Anticipation in the air. I’m woken up to the….. Read More 6 minutes read June 11, 2014 Can an African team reach the World Cup semi-finals? No European nation has won the World Cup when it has been held in South America, and the potential for teams such as Argentina, Chile and Uruguay to pose a….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.