PODCAST: Week 1 of the World Cup match

It was nearly the primary spherical of matches of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar, with two enormous surprises (see Saudi Arabia and Japan), some absolute hammering (see England and Spain) and a miraculous purpose from Brazil (see Richarlison).

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On this week’s Ballz to the Wall podcast, Phakaaathi editor Jonty Mark, alongside soccer writers Sibongiseni Gumbi and Tshepo Ntsoelengoe talk about the beginning of the competitors and in addition spotlight a worrying first week for African sides.

This podcast, it needs to be harassed, was recorded earlier than Senegal beat Qatar on Friday, certainly earlier than any of their second spherical matches kicked off (kudos to Carlos Queiroz, Roger De Sa and Iran for defeating Wales).

Kudos additionally to Ghana for taking Africa off the mark when it comes to targets, albeit with a defeat, and the crew additionally had their say on Osman Bukari’s ‘Cristiano Ronaldo’ celebration.

Additionally, the podcast did not have an editor, so bear with the complete size sound checks, mumbling, and swearing (hopefully there was no swearing!).

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