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Entries Tagged as 'South Africa'

Bafana Skins – Part 2

July 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

Continued from yesterday. What went wrong for Confederation of African Football [CAF] teams at World Cup 2010? Algeria The Desert Foxes, despite somehow beating a superior Egypt to make it to the finals, finished bottom of their group – without scoring a goal. A dire draw against England was the highlight of their tournament. Coach […]

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Bafana Skins – what went wrong for Africa?

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football

Ghana, adopted by South Africa after the hosts failed to qualify for the second round, had been nicknamed BaGhana BaGhana locally. Sadly for the locals, and many millions across Africa willing them on, they failed to reach the semi-finals in one of the cruelest games we’ve witnessed. High hopes before the tournament turned to fear […]

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Killer bees threaten World Cup kick off

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, De Bunker, Features, Football

Well, at last, WCO gets to write about the actual World Cup, not the lot of speculative guff that has passed for comment over the last six weeks or more. It is clear that South Africa has gone quite, quite barmy. The opening ceremony like all major sporting event ceremonies was full of literal visual […]

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USA nearly get a Turkey stuffing – more morsels

May 31st, 2010 · No Comments · De Bunker, Features

After the Champions League final, we all enter the football free few weeks before the big kick off on June 11th. I say football free, who am i kidding, there were of course plenty of final preparation friendlies that were played. The age old question ” what does a friendly prove?” is still worth asking, […]

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Free Lions, Four venues?

May 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Travel

The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) will be running a Fans’ Embassy service in the 3 host cities of all England’s fixtures this summer. Supported by the FA, Premier League and PFA, FSF is designed to ‘support travelling England fans and also improve the image of Engalnd fans’, and the English in general, abroad. They also […]

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