Posts tagged: English Premier League

Observations from Soccer City

Last night was my first World Cup experience as a fan. An Ivory Coast scarf wrapped round my neck, I watched Les Elephants lose 3-1 to Brazil at Soccer City. Some thoughts… South Africans may have bought tickets in large numbers, but are they football fans? Many of those I sat with behind the goal [...]

The English Premier League in rural Rwanda

A wonderful slideshow portraying villagers in Rwanda watching last weekend’s Stoke v Arsenal match on an inflatable giant screen. The organisers are hoping to do something similar during the World Cup in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Ghana. The slideshow is by Graham Holliday, founder of the Rwandan news website, Kigali Wire.

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