Zak Hawa

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The Soccer Whiz: Gunning for glory

Five  wins on the trot and another expectant  routine victory awaited them at Old Trafford on the weekend.
By Zak Hawa Sep. 11, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: Countdown to World Cup 2022

The late Diego Armando Maradona is that man and his impact on the modern game is unprecedented.
By Zak Hawa Sep. 18, 2022

Countdown to World Cup 2022

What’s gone wrong, what’s the matter, why has African football failed to reach the highest pinnacle?
By Zak Hawa Sep. 25, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: Which players will illuminate Qatar 2022?

In a team full of superstars he stood head and shoulders above them all as France claimed the World Cup for the second time in their history.
By Zak Hawa Oct. 2, 2022


To put things into context, this was no ordinary run of the mill match day, not any arbitrary Arsenal fixture and certainly no average derby match either.
By Zak Hawa Oct. 9, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: The greatest game of all!

The rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has been a major part of both clubs’ existence since their inception.
By Zak Hawa Oct. 16, 2022


The Benz was streets ahead in a year where his performances for Real Madrid ensured that no one else stood any realistic chance of winning the coveted prize.
By Zak Hawa Oct. 23, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: A new dawn for English managers

I apologise for the Harry reference but Potter has quite literally walked into the most demanding arena in English football and waved his magic wand.
By Zak Hawa Oct. 30, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: QATAR 2022: THE MISSING STARS

Spurs striking Son and Chelsea’s Ben Chilunwell were such casualties this week to add to a growing list.
By Zak Hawa Nov. 6, 2022

The Soccer Whiz : The greatest World Cup ever

On Sunday November 20, the most anticipated soccer World Cup in history finally kicks off in Qatar.
By Zak Hawa Nov. 13, 2022

The soccer whiz: Qatar Word Cup 2022, Here we go

As for South Korea, they will be reflecting on a father who wishes he had more sons!
By Zak Hawa Nov. 20, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: Qatar World Cup journal

Shocks and surprises, twists and turns, interest and intrigue, ebbs and flows, VAR and often VARLESS, stars and even a few stripes and loads and loads of injury time!!
By Zak Hawa Nov. 27, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: Greatest World Cup of all time

This has not been the typical, traditional, testing phase of a tournament that we are generally dished out.
By Zak Hawa Dec. 4, 2022

The Soccer Whiz: Don't cry for me Argentina

Furthermore there is widespread support from local Qataris and other neutrals for Messi to end off his career with a World Cup triumph.
By Zak Hawa Dec. 11, 2022

The world bows to Messi

It’s a dream final between the two standout teams, Argentina and France and it promises to be a match for the ages.
By Zak Hawa Dec. 18, 2022


The Albiceleste heeded the call eventually in the most dramatic of circumstances to get the celebrations underway.
By Zak Hawa Dec. 25, 2022

The Soccer Whiz : Long live King Pele

It’s a country famous for its pyramids and pharaohs, Queen Cleopatra and the endless river Nile.
By Zak Hawa Jan. 2, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: Long live king Pele

Through a stroke of genius or just good fortune, Pele made the important career move to the New York Cosmos in 1975.
By Zak Hawa Jan. 8, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: EPL managerial upheaval

While CR7 gets his new career off the ground at Al Nasr, it’s back to business in the EPL.
By Zak Hawa Jan. 15, 2023


His team were this season eliminated in the group stages of the Champions League further depleting their coffers and his comments came after a 5-1 mauling at the hands of Napoli.
By Zak Hawa Jan. 22, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: Is the FA Cup still relevant?

 Many will feel like perhaps this is the weekend to go fishing, play golf or even to go shopping with the Mrs!
By Zak Hawa Jan. 29, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: The EPL mad spending spree

A whopping GBP 815 million equated to four times more spent in the EPL than all the other big European Leagues combined!
By Zak Hawa Feb. 5, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: The Guardiola conundrum

Judged by their on-field performance, Pep Guardiola stands alone in the dock as he is going to be solely responsible for City’s failure to win silverware this year.
By Zak Hawa Feb. 12, 2023

It’s true and it’s safe

For Manchester City it was a week where the grey clouds that were hovering menacingly suddenly seemed to disappear .
By Zak Hawa Feb. 19, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: Moses rescues Man United

Barcelona had come to Manchester United’s den and been exposed by Ten’s mighty men even after controlling the first half and taking a one goal lead into their pen at the halftime break.
By Zak Hawa Feb. 26, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: Liverpool’s long and winding road

The prelude to this macabre massacre had seen a sequence of results which gave not even the slightest hint of the possibility of such a one sided outcome.
By Zak Hawa Mar. 19, 2023


Were the Football Associations unable to stand together and block these friendlies and qualifiers, knowing the negative consequences they might cause?
By Zak Hawa Mar. 26, 2023

The Soccer Whiz: A tale of the unexpected

We have Cristiano Ronaldo breaking every scoring record conceivable at the ripe age of 38.
By Zak Hawa Apr. 2, 2023


We are in the final stretch of a season where Chelsea are effective bystanders as they currently sit in eleventh place in the EPL table and barring a total seizure, cannot do worse than eleventh!
By Zak Hawa Apr. 9, 2023


Under Unai Emery, La Liga’s Sevilla  registered  an unprecedented hat trick of Europa League trophies between 2014 and 2016.
By Zak Hawa Apr. 16, 2023