Thembinkosi Sekgaphane
Phakaaathi Digital Administrator
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6 Apr 2020
5:16 pm

Football lovers feeling blue during lockdown

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

Many thought the lockdown is nothing more than an unplanned holiday to binge on movies, series, food, and alcohol.

Kaizer Chiefs fans during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 match between Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg on 15 February 2020 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

However, for sports and football fanatics it is a time for unsolicited reflection thanks to sports channels replaying old matches. Your team losing or winning the final is the difference between waking up with a hangover from hell and a huge smile, or deciding to go to bed early after throwing your dinner in the bin. A normal Saturday for most football lovers starts with a few errands in the morning before finding a comfortable spot in front of the television set to watch game after game after game of football. This consistency is maintained even during the lockdown -...