AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Samuel Eto’o

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Africa’s best soccer football players are West African

On January 10 next year FIFA will announce its World XI 2011. The result, they remind us, will be based on voting by over 50,000 professional soccer players from around the world. “Every voting player selects one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three strikers.” The 3-year-old award feels like another one of those endless FIFA

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Nike Chiefs

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Golden Ball

Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast), Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon) and Asamoah Gyan (Ghana) made this year’s shortlist for FIFA’s Ballon d’Or Award. Of course Gyan won’t win the prize. Eto’o has a better chance as he won the Serie...

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Monkey Business

On Sunday, October 17, 2010, history was made in the Italian serie A: a match was stopped due to fans’ racist chants. It happened at the Sant’Elia stadium in Cagliari (on the island of Sardinia). Just two...

Friday, June 4th, 2010

On Va Samizé

Everyone needs some coupé décalé in their life, especially on Fridays. Today it comes in the form of an ode to Samuel Eto’o (la fierté de l’Afrique!) from Cameroonian DJs Polio and Kitoko. It also seems like...

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