AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Football Made in Africa

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

The “Apartheid-era Robin Hood”

I wrote a long piece on Zola Mahobe, a Soweto businessman who died last December (two weeks after Nelson Mandela) and who is credited with transforming Mamelodi Sundowns. The team is currently one of the “big three” South African football clubs and is owned by Patrice Motsepe, the best example of a postapartheid oligarch: he

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

FOOTBALL MADE IN AFRICA

I know some of us play in stadiums, have replica kits and Nike football boots, but you can’t fight the romance of this video. Link.