After 3 months in Quito I was eager to escape its urban din and cross those mountains that looked down upon me every morning. Large cities become very similar no matter what continent you are in and I was getting sick of the walk back and forth to work, the endless lines of buses […]
Holger Matamoros lashes home a 40 yard screamer against Universidad Catolica. The current champs from Guayaquil have made am erratic start to this year’s campaign but kept up their winning streak against newly promoted Catotlica
Damian Diaz hits a fine shot for Barcelona in the Copa Libertadores. But extra plaudits must go to the designer of Barcelona’s new kit who managed to fit at least 5,000 advertisements onto one shirt.
The continent has produced some of the most skillful players of our time yet it is only recently that they have succeeded in the English top division. In previous decades players like Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles were a rarity while others such as Austin Delgado were cult, fan favourites rather than roaring success stories. The first South […]
Despite slipping up against Manta on Wednesday, Barcelona still have the Championship in the grasp and need only win against Olmedo tomorrow. However with city rivals Emelec only 5 points behind and a game in hand Barcelona can ill afford another slip-up. At the bottom of the table El Nacional are lying precariously near […]
On Sunday it was back to the Atahaulpa Stadium to watch the current champions : Deportivo Quito against the champions elect: Barcelona. Although i arrived with my friend at the stadium 15 mins before the game it took at least half an hour to get into the Atahaulpa. Long lines were snaked around the ground […]
Barcelona all but sealed the Segunda Etape title (and overall championship) with a lucky win against Deportivo Quito yesterday. They took the lead through a Narcisso Mina header in the 13th minute then seemed happy to sit back and let Deportivo control the game. However it quickly became clear that Deportivo were not going to […]