Jul
11

FROM ‘SHABO-SHABO’ TO ‘TEARY-TEARY’: THE GREAT HISTORY OF GHANA FOOTBALL, FEATURING ‘MAGICIAN’ EDWARD ACQUAH

 FROM ‘SHABO-SHABO’ TO ‘TEARY-TEARY’: THE GREAT HISTORY OF GHANA FOOTBALL, FEATURING ‘MAGICIAN’ EDWARD ACQUAH By CAMERON DUODU May,1960.Ghana Black Stars 5  Blackpool Of England 1 How Edward Acquah Nearly Got Me Into Trouble By CAMERON DUODU A great footballer died in poverty on 5 October 2011; but during his heyday 50 years ago, Edward Acquah… Continue reading »

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May
26

REAL MADRID ANAAAAA!

REAL MADRID ANAAAAAA! By CAMERON DUODU Ever since a cantankerous Spanish consular official in London inexplicably refused  to grant me a visa to attend a conference on “The Short Story” at the University of Madrid, I have observed  Spain with glasses tinted with pain. When I see Lionel Messi scoring goals that remind me of… Continue reading »

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Jun
30

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WAS ROBERT MENSAH AFRICA’S GREATEST-EVER GOALKEEPER? 1.  The Ghanaian Times 27th October, 2011 HOW ROBERT MENSAH ‘INVADED’ MY HOUSE 40 YEARS AGO! By Cameron Duodu Goalkeeper Robert Mensah I heard the news that Ghana’s leading goalkeeper, Robert Mensah, was dead, before my two boys woke up that morning of 2 November 1971.  The previous 24 hours had… Continue reading »

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