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The World Cup legacy

The world's most spectacular football bonanza; the World Cup, has finally come to an end. Looking back at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, it will be remembered by many with nostalgia. Both on and off the pitch, the tournament was never short of drama.  There were lots of surprises on the [...]

By | July 13th, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General|Comments Off on The World Cup legacy

Germany, spain, and the octopus

It was painful and sad for me to see Germany knocked out of the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa. I had predicted that Germany would lift the coveted trophy this year. I watched the game with some sense of confidence. But with a cagey first half, the game became lively in [...]

By | July 9th, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General|1 Comment

The End of the World Cup for Africa

Friday, July 2 is a day many African football fans would love to forget. Holding onto hope for 90 minutes and then for another 30 minutes, everything faded into a sense of hopelessness. After Asamoah Gyan squandered a last-minute penalty kick by hitting it wide to the crossbar, and a further sheepish kick [...]

Twinkle Twinkle Black Stars

It was a weekend like no other in Nairobi. With only one African team left in the round of 16, the match between Ghana and the United States was a must see. Everyone in town was talking about the clash. After the final whistle, the US saw stars, black in colour I guess. [...]

An African World Cup?

I am writing this exactly ten days after the World Cup kicked off in South Africa; historically being held in Africa for the very first time. It has been dubbed a Once In a Lifetime tourney; others have billed it as This Time For Africa. Many have been looking forward to an African [...]

Meet the World Cup bloggers: David Herbling

David Herbling (26) comes from Kenya, where he’s currently a student at Kenyatta University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. Herbling studied for a year in Japan as part of a research program and loves Germany. As a Kenyan, Herbling is especially excited that this year’s World Cup has come to [...]

By | June 23rd, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General, Sports in Germany|Comments Off on Meet the World Cup bloggers: David Herbling