Argentina · Oceania

Phoenix 2 – Boca 1

In a blustery, cold and rainy evening in Wellington (OK, that’s a bit redundant, all Wellington evenings are like that, even in summer), a Boca Juniors side made up of a mixture of reserves and new signings never managed to find much consistency or flair on the pitch.

Asia · Oceania · World Cup 2010

One step away for New Zealand

At the start of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, I had a small wish which I felt would probably go ungranted. I wanted my country of birth (Argentina) and my country of residence (New Zealand) to make the trip to South Africa. Little did I know that it wouldn’t be the All Whites, but rather the Albicelestes who would make this wish an unlikely one indeed.