Entries from 'football'

Boys weekend in Jozie: Football and Party

Football was calling us to Johannesburg once again – after the magnificient World Cup 2010 the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was celebrated with the magic players from across the African continent. As we managed to get tickets for the AFCON three guys went to Jozie for the AFCON final – and managed to see…

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football fever

Today is the Champions League final between Bayern München and Chelsea in Munich and the city is kind of going crazy! I went up the Rathaus tower in the afternoon and here are some shots from the red-white and blue football fans currently taking over the city plus some views around Munich. Und jetzt heißts:…

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Blue Zebras

It is the first time that Botswana has qualified for the AFCON and now that the tournament has started, the country is going slightly crazy. Yesterday was the first group game of the Zebras against mighty Ghana and it was amazing to see the support of the fans throughout the city. Cars are waving the…

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Winning Zebras

The worldcup might be over but football is still part of the life here. And so we went to see Botswana’s national football team winning against Togo in the qualification round for the Africa Cup of Nations. The stadion was packed and fans were clearly very excited. They got even more excited when the Zebra’s…

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Following the Cup

The last weeks I spent exploring South Africa on a roadtrip, driving more than 4000km across this beautiful country, taking in the world cup spirit and loving every minute of it! Internet has been rather sporadic, so here’s a quick recap of my whereabouts in the previous weeks.Our journey took us from the highveld of…

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Botswana (almost) in football-fever

It is very exiting to realise once again, that the world is very small and that also Botswana makes no exception. That why I wasn´t very surprised receiving Jonas visit for this weekend, as we were working together in European youthmedia – he for Sweden, me for Germany. Together we used the weekend for an…

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Article in African Times about Botswana football

The “African Times” magazine, which deals with African topics from German perspective and is editored by Bartholomäus Grill (African-correspondent for “Die Zeit”) just published one of my articles about “Nico United”, a Botswana football club. You can find the article below and download the whole magazine here. Yellow is the colour of hope

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