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Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

September 30, 2013 4:06 pm0 comments
Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

A look into the root of dishonesty in sports. I also provide recent examples of the problem. Suggesting Self discipline as a viable solution to slowing down the increase of the problem.

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Africa football nations seek a pass to round 3 WCQ

September 9, 2013 7:17 pm0 comments
Africa football nations seek a pass to round 3 WCQ

The final match of Round 2 for the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers was played last weekend. The hype around the world has been low key compared to previous world cup qualifiers. However, the preparations have been similar with a number of key players recalled for the crucial fixture. The atmosphere, press releases and squad report remind me of the days leading to a final examination paper. It involved making calls to star pupils for study groups, pestering the lecturers for examination clues and panicking at time constraints. The big African nations that needed a favourable result to advance to the final Round 3 were in a similar state. For instance, […]

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Chinese money for Ghana’s natural resources:The real cost

September 3, 2013 7:00 pm0 comments
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China’s growing interest in Africa has resulted in huge capital flows into the continent. From multi-billion dollar investments in oil and minerals, to the influx of thousands of merchants, labourers and cheap consumer goods, China’s economic and political reach is redefining Africa’s traditional ties with the international community.

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The thin Line Between Money And Sports Enjoyment?

August 26, 2013 6:02 pm0 comments
The thin Line Between Money And Sports Enjoyment?

enjoy playing certain sports as a participant and love watching all sports. I assume that majority of people also enjoy watching different sports and participate in a few of them. The reason for participating in a sport includes having the technical skill, physical fitness, confidence and equipment. However, lack of money is a crucial factor that will prevent participation and thus enjoyment.

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The Demise of Creativity in African Football

June 8, 2013 1:44 pm1 comment
Nigeria's midfielder Jay Jay Okocha (R) struggles to keep control of the ball in front of Sweden's midfielder Anders Svensson during match 21 group F of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea Japan opposing Sweden and Nigeria 07 June, 2002 in Kobe, Japan. AFP PHOTO TORU YAMANAKA

The 1998 World Cup held in France, Nigeria advanced from the Group Stage, which included Spain, Paraguay and Bulgaria. It was not the first time that Nigeria or a country representing Africa advanced from the Group Stage. They also advanced to the second round in 1994 FIFA World Cup USA in a group comprising Argentina, Bulgaria and Greece. But it was achieved by playing a brand of football that entertained neutral football fans watching on TV or lucky enough to have stadium tickets. On both occasions, the other African countries Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa did not advance to the second round. And although Nigeria lost in the second round […]

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