About Philip

Now 24 years old, Philip got his BSc in statistics and actuarial science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi. He is passionate about soccer and is an Arsenal fan. He currently lives in Ghana’s capital, Accra.

Watch Out Brazil, Here Comes Italy

As defending champions, Italy will definitely be one of the leading contenders for victory at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.  Besides Italy--who won the cup in succession in 1934 and 1938--Brazil is the only country to have won two World Cups in a row.  Italy has won a total of four World Cups--and [...]

By |June 14th, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General|2 Comments

Controversy on the Field: Kevin-Prince Boateng

On June 23rd Kevin-Prince Boateng will be meeting his brother Jerome in South Africa.  But this won't be your run of the mill family reunion.  These two brothers, both German-born Ghanians, will be battling it out on the soccer pitch--one playing on the German National Team, the other playing on the Ghanian. Several [...]

By |May 28th, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General, Sports in Germany|4 Comments

Meet the Bloggers: Philip Bright Mensah

Last week you met Der Irische Berliner and Fazal Adnan.  This week we've got another Young Germany blogger to introduce to you: Philip Bright Mensah.  Philip will be bringing you blogs about the World Cup all the way from Ghana. Now 24 years old, Philip got his BSc in statistics and actuarial science from [...]

By |May 27th, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General, Sports in Germany|5 Comments