5 minutes read February 9, 2015 Here are our Africa Cup of Nations 2015 Awards That was AFCON 2015. It was like 1992 all over again. The Ivorians are African champions after a nerve-shredding penalty shoot-out, and a Black Stars side led by an outstanding Number 10….. Read More 2 minutes read July 13, 2014 Get Your Football T-Shirt On Last year, while on a visit to LA, Sean met artists Carolyn Castaño and Gary Dauphin at a friend’s house in Echo Park. Of course, conversation veered to futbol. Sean….. 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 5 minutes read April 14, 2013 Weekend Special, N°1000 With this, I am bringing back Weekend Special for all those things we don’t have the time to blog about or say more than the required 140 characters on Twitter. Read More 2 minutes read February 9, 2013 Requiem for Les Éléphants d’Or: a playlist for Côte d’Ivoire’s golden generation Defeat to Stephen Keshi’s forceful young Super Eagles in the quarter finals turned the dreams of Ivorians to ashes, and everywhere high-flown tributes are being read out to the golden….. Read More 2 minutes read February 5, 2013 How the Super Eagles out-thought Côte d’Ivoire By Cheta Nwanze* Una see dat ball? Humble pie is a very interesting confectionery. It is something that most people take very reluctantly, and tend to take in very small doses…… Read More 6 minutes read January 22, 2013 Afcon 2013 Preview: Drogba’s last chance of Nations Cup glory with Côte d’Ivoire By John James* One day Côte d’Ivoire will lift the cup, said captain Didier Drogba, shortly after the team’s arrival in South Africa, though I may not be in the….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.