All posts tagged: football

hup holland, i’m never ghana give you up

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football fever is still going – it’s the netherlands vs brazil in just 15 minutes time, and ghana vs urugay tonight. as you may have guessed i’m rooting for holland (my extended family are kaaskoppe hehe) and ghana (viva afrika). i’m also supporting germany because of even more familial connections; they’ll be playing argentina in […]

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2-1

wow, what a game. our chances were slim… but we came out victorious in more ways than one. firstly, we scored the opening goal of the world cup. secondly, we scored 3 goals overall – that’s 2 more than the french. thirdly, we BEAT the french. they are ranked 9th, we are ranked 83rd. so, […]

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we’ll always have mexico

the mood across SA is a bit sad this morning (if you don’t follow the world cup…) and even though its technically not over for bafana yet, some people’s optimism has wained considerably since that awesome opening game against mexico. but my spirit isn’t broken, because i haven’t seen the country united like this since […]

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2010

if you don’t live in south africa or you’re not a football (aka soccer) fan, you probably don’t know or don’t care that the¬†football world cup is in 22 days (you’d be one of a small percentage, if that’s the case). ever since we were nominated as hosts in 2004 world cup 2010 has been […]

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