The world is watching. How do you say goal in Chinese?

From PinoyPress comes this link to a New York Times article: “The World’s Watching – and, Perhaps, Cheering.” Journalist Carlos Conde was quoted in the article as saying: “If there’s anything that can be said of my country, it’s never crazy about football. Basketball, yes, as you know, but not football. There’s absolutely no buzz here.”

Go Azkals!! RP football team notches first win in SEAG in…well in a long time

Whipping boys no more. The Philippine football team won over Cambodia, 4-2, yesterday. Pinoy football fans are rejoicing. As my brother said in his report from Bacolod “The word “win” is rarely used in a sentence together with the “Philippine national football team” – the country having been Asias whipping boys.” Diehard football fans of… Continue reading Go Azkals!! RP football team notches first win in SEAG in…well in a long time

Pro Evolution Soccer 4 not as good as Fifa 2005

Here’s a review I wrote for Sun.Star Cebu’s Cybercafe page last year. I posted this in one of the previous versions of Leon Kilat: The Cybercafe Experiments. THE first time I played Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 4, I was a little bit disappointed. I’ve been playing EA Sports’ Fifa franchise for months, starting with Fifa… Continue reading Pro Evolution Soccer 4 not as good as Fifa 2005

What’s your football pedigree?

I’m an Askal – an asong kalye. Philippine football fans, according to this Sun.Star Cebu report by my brother, want the national team named after the ubiquitous street dog. I think it’s a great idea and a great logo (rendered by sports writer Glenn Michelena based on a sketch by retired goalkeeper and Sun.Star Cebu… Continue reading What’s your football pedigree?