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Charity, Aid, and Development in Africa: What the Words Mean to Me

The most frequent question I get from journalists and other soccer blog writers who are looking to dig that extra step deeper goes something like this: “How do you feel it is possible for soccer to provide aid in Africa?” … Continue reading

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A Moment of Soccer Playing Laziness on a Busy Saturday

As you can likely tell form my soccer blog I’m a bit of a nut for the sport. I’m not as hard core or intense as some, but it does take up a large chunk of my life. I volunteer … Continue reading

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The Family Values Tournament Benefiting Uganda Soccer

When I arrive at The Family Values soccer tournament in Vancouver Canada on August 12 it is a warm day, but a warm West Coast day so it is not overbearing, and the soccer is well underway. The tournament itself … Continue reading

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NYC Senegal: Coming Together Across The Ocean

While around the New York Cosmos Copa tournament I spent the majority of my time huddled around NYC Senegal. This team represented a proud tradition of Senegalese soccer that began back home, and continues in New York. With the majority … Continue reading

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The New York Cosmos, The Cosmos Copa and Building New Communities

When people come to a new home they will all do the same thing: try to find aspects of home which they can incorporate into their new lives. This is true with sport, and very true with soccer. The New … Continue reading

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From Across the Seas to NYC: The Cosmos Copa

Every four years the world’s greatest footballing nations compete for the right to say who is the Greatest at the World Cup. It is a spectacle of the highest proportions involving more money, ticket sales and prestige than any other … Continue reading

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