AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Sulley Muntari

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Friday, October 26th, 2012

Film Africa (1): ‘The Beautiful Game’

This documentary film about football in Africa is actually not that terrible once you get past the empty platitudes by celebrities at the start, saying little substantive about African football. Whether former professional footballers–like Anthony Baffoe, Roger Milla and Jay Jay Okocha–or Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and, odd man out, FW de Klerk–the last President of

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Represent

If the choice of which team to root for in May 22nd’s  European Champions League final was based on how many African players they fielded, then apparently you should root for Inter Milan. Milan has three players...

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Vanity Fair’s World Cup Cover Story

Blog post on the magazine’s June cover story (written predictably by a Brit) including the Annie Leibovitz cover photograph for which some of the world’s recognizable players wore nothing else but their underwear. Via Austin Merril