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Africa Cup of Nations Opening Match: The Man with the Loudest Horn sits Alone

There is no great insight about the sport of soccer to be gained here. My seat for the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Johannesburg was in the 5th row. Close enough to hear and feel the … Continue reading

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Senegal v. Ivory Coast Ends in Fires

I was watching the Ivory Coast v. Senegal match today. This was the first time I’ve sat down and watched a match on TV in too long. I was cheering for Senegal as I have friends from there and I … 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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