Footy

African Cup Final ’56

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One doesn’t see much film, let alone color film, of colonial era African football. So you can imagine my delight when I stumbled across clips of a French colonial propaganda newsreel featuring the my favorite African club side wining a colonial cup final from 1956.

Bloemfontein Blowout!

One of the three best nights for US football just happened in beautiful Bloemfontein, the States reaching the finals of the Confederation Cup by convincingly shutting down Spain, a side unbeaten since 2006, European champions, and argubly the best team in the…