100 Cap Club

There are now an astounding 141 players that have broken the century barrier. The top ten are below: 1.Mohamed Al-Deayea [Saudi Arabia] 181 (1990-2006) 2.Claudio Suárez [Mexico] 178 (1992-2006) 3.Hossam Hassan [Egypt] 169 (1985-2006) 4.Cobi Jones [USA] 164 (1992-2004) 4. Adnan Kh. Al-Talyani [UAE] 164 (1984-1997) 6.Sami Al-Jaber [Saudi Arabia] 163 (1992-2006) 7.Martin Reim [Estonia] 156 (1992-2007) 8.Lothar Matthäus [(West) […]

Kunishige Kamamoto

Yanmar Diesel (pictured at the end of this post) won the Japanese Premier Division in 1971. Yanmar are the precursor to Cerezo Osaka who currently play in the J League 2 and in the late 60s and 70s had one of the most famous Japanese players of all time playing for them. Kunishige Kamamoto was a centre forward and probably […]

CECAFA Cup 2007

An international football tournament has just begun featuring 11 nations. All of which come from the eastern and central regions of Africa. It is unlikely to get much media coverage outside of Africa but it is a tournament that has been full of interest and intrigue over its 80 year history. Yes, that’s right, it’s 80 years old. Older than […]