KAIZER CHIEFS X ORLANDO PIRATES: THE WAR IN JOHANNESBURG

Footballing rivalries in Africa mostly stem from the northern side of the region. Middle Eastern nations like Egypt and Algeria take up most of the limelight when it comes to that topic, and to be fair to them, the flair and ferocity they bring out is fully deserving of it. However, down in the south, one match brings together the same level of animosity. Hailing … Continue reading KAIZER CHIEFS X ORLANDO PIRATES: THE WAR IN JOHANNESBURG

CARLOS ALBERTO PARREIRA: THE MAN THAT LED FIVE NATIONS TO THE WORLD CUP FINALS

In 1994, Brazilian Carlos Alberto Parreira coached his country to a World Cup victory. He enjoyed the celebrations with his team and the short-term national exaltation, but he was weary. He was weary of every decision he made being scrutinised from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.  As he said 20 years later, “Soccer in Brazil is a cultural phenomenon, as well as a social … Continue reading CARLOS ALBERTO PARREIRA: THE MAN THAT LED FIVE NATIONS TO THE WORLD CUP FINALS