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Exclusive Interview with Brazil’s Professor Julio Mazzei 0
by / on June 10, 2012 at 9:36 pm / in Uncategorized

Exclusive Interview with Brazil’s Professor Julio Mazzei

If you followed soccer in America in the early 80′s then the name Professor Julio Mazzei would be a quite familiar one. In 1980 Professor Mazzei was the head coach of the Cosmos.  Although he left the team later that same year, he returned in 1982 and led the Cosmos to another Eastern Division title with a record of 23 [...]

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Why Zinedine Zidane is a winner 0
by / on June 10, 2012 at 8:49 pm / in Uncategorized

Why Zinedine Zidane is a winner

by Zaven Aharonian / LaCancha.com Have you ever played football?  Did you ever try to win a game? Hopefully you did. If not it is never too late. Zinedine Zidane is a fierce competitor. He’s there to win. But not by any cost. He wins by outsmarting and outplaying his opponent. That’s the weapon he chose – developing unprecedented, exceptional skills [...]

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Nikos Machlas “Giant From Greece” 0
by / on June 9, 2012 at 2:44 pm / in Uncategorized

Nikos Machlas “Giant From Greece”

George Manalos (left), Chairman of the marketing firm Hellas Multimedia who has followed this exceptional athlete over the years explains why this “Giant From Greece”  has stood a head above the tallest in the European soccer world.       Q: For those  of our readers who are not familiar with the name Nikos Machlas can you tell them a [...]

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La Cancha’s® Exclusive Interview with John Harkes 0
by / on June 7, 2012 at 1:31 pm / in Uncategorized

La Cancha’s® Exclusive Interview with John Harkes

John Harkes is one of the greatest soccer players ever produced on American turf.  He is a veteran of 1990 and 1994 World Cups and started 16 times for the USA team during 1996. His first birth on the US national team was in 1987, and he has been involved on the national scene ever since. He began all eight [...]

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Real Madrid vs Roma at Giants Stadium – The House That “George” Zoffinger Built 0
by / on June 10, 2008 at 9:27 pm / in Uncategorized

Real Madrid vs Roma at Giants Stadium – The House That “George” Zoffinger Built

They doubted that he could do it.  The last time Giants Stadium had a full house of more than  70,000 “paying” fans was during the 1999 Women’s World Cup.  The Metrostars held several international events since, but none filled the stadium to capacity or even half-way.  Even the USA Team with it’smagnificent run during World Cup 2002 could not draw a [...]

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Senegal The Self-Tamed Lion 0
by / on June 10, 2008 at 9:16 pm / in Uncategorized

Senegal The Self-Tamed Lion

Ibrahim Niang is a successful businessman in the New York/New Jersey area of  the USA. As proud as he is to be in America, he is equally as proud of his Senegalese heritage.  Not one  to lose or forget his roots he travels back and forth from his native Senegal whenever  time permits.  Most recently Ibrahim visited Senegal just after [...]

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“It’s Not Just Grass!” Still Available To Fans After 13 Years! 0
by / on December 13, 2018 at 4:04 am / in Uncategorized

“It’s Not Just Grass!” Still Available To Fans After 13 Years!

It was a wonderful time for America and an historic moment for Soccer. The world’s most popular sport (called futbol everywhere else) had arrived on a global scale in the United States. With the hosting of World Cup 1994, soccer was shifted to a higher level of awareness amongst Americans.  This American was introduced to Pele’s “beautiful game” at World [...]

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