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Wasted Opportunities

Wasted Opportunities

🕔20:46, 2.Apr 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 13th 2017) Icons Emmy Musonda is not the only former sporting icon to miss out on Zambia’s first international tournament. The Chipolopolo are one of only two AFCON winners never to have hosted

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Musonda Plight Touches Football’s Blacklist Stars

Musonda Plight Touches Football’s Blacklist Stars

🕔17:02, 2.Apr 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 28th 2017) Legends Rally to Musonda Chelsea’s first black player and icon of English football, Paul Canoville, whose struggles against racism, including from his own team’s fans, are well known, led black stars

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Super-Eagles Encourage Zambian Legend Musonda

Super-Eagles Encourage Zambian Legend Musonda

🕔16:40, 1.Apr 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 27th 2017) Nigerian footballers showed that they really are Super-Eagles. After hearing of the plight of Zambian legend and former captain, Emmy Musonda, left-back, Elderson Echiejile, winger Kayode Olanrewaju along with Nigeria’s captain

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Journalists Must do Better

Journalists Must do Better

🕔14:37, 1.Apr 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 27th 2017) Eye-opener It takes more than it did previously to shock or appall me, but my recent trip to Zambia did so. I first met Zambian sporting legend, Emmy Musonda, four years

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Africa Supports Legendary Emmy Musonda (Part 1)

Africa Supports Legendary Emmy Musonda (Part 1)

🕔14:01, 1.Apr 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 15th 2017) Under-20 AFCON Zambian defender and gifted on-pitch leader of the Chipolopolo, Emmy Musonda, has fallen on terrible times since the halcyon days of leading the Chipolopolo to third place in the

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Disarray

Disarray

🕔17:18, 29.Mar 2017

By Satish Sekar at The Hive, Barnet © Satish Sekar (March 27th 2017) Fiasco An almost deserted The Hive is hosting what should have been an important friendly for Nigeria. Instead of facing the Stallions – Burkina Faso – they

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Cancelled

Cancelled

🕔12:25, 26.Mar 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (March 25th 2017) Disarray Nigeria’s preparations for important World Cup qualifiers were thrown into disarray today. The Super-Eagles were forced to cancel their friendly against Burkina Faso, as the Stallions were stuck in Morocco,

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Super-Eagles Draw Comes at Huge Price

Super-Eagles Draw Comes at Huge Price

🕔16:02, 24.Mar 2017

By Satish Sekar at the Hive © Satish Sekar (March 23rd 2017) Bruising Kelechi Iheanacho’s spot kick cancelled Moussa Sow’s 54th minute strike for Senegal to earn Gernot Rohr’s Super-Eagles a draw. Rohr confirmed that the Teranga Lions had been

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Africa’s First Great Coach (Part Two)

Africa’s First Great Coach (Part Two)

🕔02:02, 15.Feb 2017

Editor’s Note The following articles were originally published in 2008. With the passing of two giants of African football, Cecil Jones Attuquayefio and Charles Kumi Gyamfi, and the 31st edition of the African Cup of Nations about to start, we

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Technophobes

Technophobes

🕔22:15, 6.Feb 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (February 5th 2015) Travesty The international career of Mauritian referee Rajindraparsad Seechurn is all but over. His performance in the quarter-final between hosts Equatorial Guinea was far below the required standard. Seechurn has paid

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