One to watch: Bruno Martins Indi

One to watch: Bruno Martins Indi

Even stern coaches such as Ronald Koeman and Louis van Gaal can't help but laugh when they see Bruno Martins Indi enter the training pitch. The big, bold defender, who has an intense look during matches, immediately runs up to his former youth coach Cor Adriaanse like a puppy, screaming "Uncle Corrie, Uncle Corrie, let me hug you!"

What happened to South Africa when the World Cup ended

What happened to South Africa when the World Cup ended

Four years after the World Cup, Soccer City stadium stands out against the drab skyline of south Johannesburg, a multi-coloured mosaic of steel and glass set against the yellow-dust mine dumps of a century-old city built, literally, on gold.

Ivory Coast need to stand up says Eto'o

Ivory Coast need to stand up says Eto'o

Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o says African teams will do well in Brazil and it is time for Ivory Coast to stand up.

Lack of support hampers Iran plans

Lack of support hampers Iran plans

There were no fans, no penalty areas painted on to the grass and no referee but on Apr 22 the Iran national team's 5-0 success over South African club Moroka Swallows in Johannesburg was still a victory. And they have come at a premium this year.

David Accam has a right to dream

David Accam has a right to dream

David Accam's place in Ghana's provisional World Cup squad is the stuff of fairy tales. Highly appropriate from a graduate of the Right to Dream Academy in Ghana.

State of the World Cup big 10

State of the World Cup big 10

With one month to go until the start of the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil on June 12, we take a look at how things are shaping up on the playing side for 10 of the leading nations.

Gyan flourishing in Arabian waters

Gyan flourishing in Arabian waters

There was a part of every Ghanaian football fan that died when Asamoah Gyan decided to head towards the United Arab Emirates on loan three years ago.

Will young guns make the grade for Algeria?

Will young guns make the grade for Algeria?

Leicester City are champions of the Sky Bet Championship. With Nigel Pearson at the helm, the Foxes are on target to hit the 100-point mark, gaining promotion and winning the title in one fell swoop.

Login Form

ITPSocialButtons

Share this post

Submit to DeliciousSubmit to DiggSubmit to FacebookSubmit to Google BookmarksSubmit to StumbleuponSubmit to TechnoratiSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn