Fans are ripped off of in the SPL.

On Saturday I was afforded the rare chance to take in two Serie A games in one afternoon, in the same stadium. Although it was an early start: 10.45, AFNA (the state football authority) offered both matches for $10 or around £6.20. An amazing price considering you can’t even get a pie and a couple […]

Tight at the top of CONMEBOL table

After a poor start, Colombia got their campaign back on track in dramatic fashion on Tuesday. Following on from their excellent 4 – 0 win against Uruguay on Friday “El cafeteros” turned over Chile 3 – 1 in Santiago. Colombia’s Falcoa celebrates Despite going behind just before half-time through Matias Fernandez, Colombia rallied in the […]

New stadium plans in Quito

    The Estadio Olimipico Atahaulpa has seen better days and more than deserving of a lick of paint and a general spruce up. If its character you want then Ecuador’s national stadium has it in spades but if its comfort and safety then your better to head to the Casa Blanca, home of Liga de Quito. I have […]

Ecuadorian Serie A kicks of Segunda Etape (second stage).

The second half (Segunda Etapa) of the Ecuadorian Serie A   kicked off at the weekend with more than a couple of surprises. Many of the teams have invested in new players and none more so than Deportivo Quito who brought in: Argentine midfielder Sebastian Rusculleda and Chilean forward, Gonzalo Lorca from Santiago Wanderers, Uruguayan defender […]

Deportivo Quito continue their impressive run

DEPORTIVO VS MACARA Someone, in their wisdom decided to have this week’s game on Friday afternoon at 12pm. The result was a crowd of barely 2,000 even with tickets slashed to encourage attendance. Luckily I finished my classes at 11.40 so I walked 5 minutes over to the stadium to take in the matinee performance. […]