Archive for the 'worldcup2010' Category

Russia 2018 – Quatar 2022? Really?

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

FIFA just announced some interesting choices for the Worldcup hosts for 2018 and 2022 … Russia will host the 2018 Worldcup …  considering the  safety discussion around the Worldcup in South Africa, the safety discussion should be really interesting regarding the country with the worst hooligans and worst xenophobia problems in Europe.  And Quatar? Yeah […]

Memories of a great World Cup

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

In his column on the BBC website, Zimbabwean filmmaker and columnist Farai Sevenzo sums up his experience at the Worldcup in South Africa and what this event meant for South Africa: For the first time, the South Africans kept telling me, all South Africans have come together, people are conversing across colour divisions, we are […]


Thursday, July 8th, 2010

wieder in Halfinale … ist es vorbei. Bravo für Jogi’s Jungs – was für eine Weltmeisterschaft! Toller Spaßfußball! Aber Spanien war einfach zu gut. Congratulations to Spain. See you in two years. Again.

The revenge for Wembley in 1966

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Yes – undeniably England was robbed yesterday. Of one goal. Not of a game, probably.  But it was also an amazing, fateful decision that brought back football history and the moment when Germany was robbed. Not just a goal, but possibly the title, at Wembley stadium in 1966 at the Worldcup final when a goal […]


Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Three days of football fun so far. I watched the opener, USA game and the Germany game at Dain’s Place and the Ghana game at home. I wore my South Africa shirt for the opener and Gloria (Dain’s cook) almost killed me!  Dain had to wear a Mexico shirt just to avoid having the kitchen […]

Attack on Togo Nat’l Team in Angola

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

2010 should be a great year for African football, but so far it has come off to a bad start, after Friday’s attack on the bus of Togo’s National Team in Angola’s Cabinda Province. The team was traveling to the CAN venue in Cabinda City in a bus with a police escort. The convoy was […]