AVB’s striker situation could kick ‘the Kid’ back into gear.

December 14, 2011

Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou’s imminent January departure for the African Cup of Nations, along with the sale of Nicolas Anelka to Chinese Super League Club Shanghai Shenhua has left manager André Villas-Boas facing a possibly head-scratching dilemma. The loss of these three household names could force goal-shy Fernando Torres back in to […]

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African Cup of Nations, so far so good

January 24, 2010

We’re over the halfway stage now in Angola and it has proved to be everything I hoped for; excitement, bags of goals, ridiculous referring, gravity defying longshots and abysmal defending. […]

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The fans guide to the African Cup of Nations 2010 – part 2

January 8, 2010

Group C – Benin, Egypt, Nigeria, Mozambique Benin Not a lot of people have heard of Benin and less have seen it, the gaff is tiny and the squad is tinier but they definitely have the best nickname, The Squirrals! Most of the ickle Benin team make Shaun Wright Phillips look like Crouchy on stilts. […] […]

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The fans guide to the Africa Cup of Nations 2010 – part 1

January 7, 2010

So here we are in 2010, a year that will again provide us with another month of top quality entertainment, our eyes stuck to the screen as we see great names perform to the highest levels of peak perfection until there can be left just one standing at the final whistle………my money is on Vinnie Jones. […]

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A Postcard from Egypt

February 15, 2008


Roolll aahhhtt the Barraaawww!, well ave a barrah of fun, wheyy-hey!! No, i’m not talking about Dean Ashton coming on for the 2nd half, i’m talking about The final of The African Cup of Nations and how my boys The Pharaohs whipped everyone else into submission earning me some luscious lolly in the process…touch!!!

Yep, my boys from […]

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Hello from The 26th African Cup of Nations

February 6, 2008

The Prophecy According to Dexy part 3

Hello my friends as they tend to say a lot at me down here in sunny Ghana. Welcome to my 3rd African Nations Cup blog. I’ve been out here for a while now and am really settling into the African way of life. I’ve have kitted myself out with the latest threads, indulging in the local nosebag and taken on the t […]

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ACN Semi Final Previews

February 6, 2008

The Prophecy According to Dexy Part 4

I still think that Ghana v Ivory Coast will be the final as well but both teams shouldn’t take it for granted, Egypt, my 19-1 long shots at the start of the tournament are now only around 6-1 odds wise but could still do the business if they set there mind too it. They ripped Cameroon apart in the opening ga […]

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