Monthly Archives: Februarie 2012

The gunner from Bacău

I know that Cătălin Cursaru is born and now lives in Ploieşti, but as a footballer, all his success was tied close to only one club: FCM Bacău. I remember that day, 31th of March 2001, when I went for … Citește în continuare

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One-club man

Saint Etienne may be the most successful club in the history of France but in the last decades the squad didn’t achieved very important results. So, the fourth place in the actual edition may be a new start and a … Citește în continuare

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Mutumbula from Lualuabourg

Mutumbula means assassin in a dialect from RD Congo, former Zaire, and this nick name is attributed to Pierre Ndaye Mulamba, who was probably the best striker from the history of the country. Also he was known as ‘Volvo’. Mulamba … Citește în continuare

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A hybrid between Kahn, Schmeichel and Neuer

It is a hard to believe that a youngster can have qualities from three of the best goalkeepers that history has, especially when we talking about a boy that didn’t reach 20, but who’s one of the best players of … Citește în continuare

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Kennedy Mweene, a name for the history

Zambia won, on 12th of February 2012, their first ever African Nations’ Cup title, after two previous attempts. Christopher Katongo, the captain of the national side, was named the best footballer of the competition, but the most charismatic from all … Citește în continuare

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This is Africa!

Or better we’d say, this is Ethiopia, a country that appears to have nothing in common with football, but surprisingly it has its own fascinating stories. Since 1957, when the African Nations Cup was founded (so, this competition is older … Citește în continuare

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The shadow of Drogba

Didier Drogba is, of course, Ivory Coasts’ most successful player of all time. Despite making his debut in the national side in 2002, at 24 years (!), Drogba gathered until now 84 matches and 53 goals, with more to come, … Citește în continuare

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