Thursday, September 5th, 2013
The love affair between Nigerians and Arsenal is an enduring one. Other English teams are also popular in the country, but the attachment many Nigerian football fans formed with the club during Nwankwo Kanu’s five year spell at Arsenal has withstood the frustrations of following the Gunners in the past few years. Following Arsenal’s impressive
Sunday, May 13th, 2012
Ever since Rupert Murdoch invented football in 1992 (see Fivers passim), African players from all over the continent have lit up the English Premier League and helped turn the competition into a continent-wide obsession. (Just last week,...
Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
A sample of some of TV commercials, including ones I have spotted online, made specifically for the 2012 African Cup of Nations football tournament.
Friday, April 8th, 2011
Tottenham Hotspur fans, reacting in disbelieve to how their team gets annihilated by Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid in the first leg of the teams’ UEFA Champions League semi-final match, pull the race card: Tottenham are unlikely to...