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What I Learned In The Serbian End

I wrote this back in 2008, and it remains one of my most intriguing matchday experiences. At the time I was living in Vienna and Austria were to take on a Serbian side including Branislav Ivanovic, Milos Krasic and Dejan Stankovic in a FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifier.…

Mali: Hope And Healing Of A Nation

In the most exciting and heartwarming victory, the war torn country of Mali has beaten Afcon hosts South Africa to advance to semi-finals. They tied the match 1-1, went scoreless in extra time.  They won 3-1 in penalty shootouts, effectively ousting Bafana from the tournament. Tokelo Rantie scored first for…