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Coffeshop Talk

Soccer is a global sport and it’s history is nuanced and complicated. It has taken leaps and bounds to get to the global industry that we see today, but how did it get there? On Coffeeshop Talk, I look at how the sport developed from multiple lenses

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The African Cup of Nations

As African nations establish their sovereign independence, African nations set out to establish a continent-wide competition to reinstate the uniqueness of Africa. A great and fun competition mired by organizational problems, the AFCON is the funniest and wildest international football competition.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

26mins

7 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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Post-Indepdence, Nationhood, and Football

After the independence of African nations from their colonizers, African nations are confronted with the task of nation-building and forming new national identities. While the result is not perfect, football has helped along the way, that is what we explore today. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

23mins

31 May 2020

Rank #2

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Anti-Colonialism and Football Part 2

We continue with our discussion of Anti-Colonialism in Africa and its relationship with football by looking at the story of Algerian Indepdence.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

20mins

24 May 2020

Rank #3

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Anti-Colonialism and Football Part 1

In the first of this two part series, we look at how football helped Egypt at the 1934 FIFA World Cup, Independence in Nigeria, and the fight against Apartheid in South Africa. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

21mins

24 May 2020

Rank #4

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Africanizing Soccer

This week we discuss greater African involvement in soccer and the unique elements they added. correction: Dar Es Salaam is in Tanzania not Sudan--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

20mins

17 May 2020

Rank #5

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Good Ole' White Man's Burden

Throughout this season of Coffeeshop Talk we explore the history of football on the continent of Africa. This week we will look at how the sport originally got to the continent and how the White Man's Burden was the main driver for the spread of the sport. If you are interested in this topic, I recommend checking out Professor Peter Alegi's book, African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World's Game Also special thanks to my good friend Eddie Cascella for producing the theme song--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

24mins

11 May 2020

Rank #6

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Coffeshop Talk (Trailer)

10 May 2020

Rank #7