Soccer

2010 World Cup memories shared by twitter netizens

As the investigations to how South Africa won the bid to host the 2010 World Cup continue, I can't help but wonder what level of damage this has on the country in regard to our international relations with the rest of the world. Never the less I personally thought we did a splendid job playing host…

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Soweto Derby, 7 March 2015 – 4.5 minutes of oohs, aahs, and clapping

The Soweto Derby is a clash between 2 of the biggest teams in South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) - Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. This clash was the second in PSL season 2014/2015. This video captures key moments that elicited emotional raptures in the second half of the game.  

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Large number of followers + high posting rate ≠ high Twitter engagement score

The first leg of #SowetoDerby - the biggest league game in South Africa that also has a rich history - is behind us in this 2014/2015 Professional Soccer League (PSL) season. A comfortable 2:0 win by Kaizer Chiefs against Orlando Pirates has ensured an emphatic log leadership at midway stage with 36 points (and a margin of…

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Employees who focus on building their own #showreels are great assets to their companies

In my recent team meeting I urged eNitiaters to build their individual show reels, to ensure that their careers at this great organisation do flourish. Are you building a respectable show reel wherever you are, or are you just enjoying the ride but will have nothing to show at the end of it?

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Putting Kaizer Chiefs #OperationVatAlles to the test – on social media

Kaizer Chiefs ended their 8-year long wait for the most prized Soccer Premiership glory in the 2012/2013 season, and revived the quest for "Operation Vat Alles (aka Thatha Zonke)" with the addition of Nedbank and Carling Black Label Cups in the 2013 trophy cabinet. You can include the Gauteng Cup, if numbers are everything to you. "Vat Alles" is…

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AFCON 2013 final was a blast on Twitter

While the world was watching Fun scoop The Best Song Grammy for their popular "We Are Young" track in the wee hours of this morning ZA time, Africa was still gripped by AFCON2013 final's result - Nigeria 1:0 Burkina Faso. A lot was said about the Burkinabes' unexpected appearance in the finals, but I think they acquitted themselves well…

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