The Bolivian National Team is mathematically eliminated from any chance of qualifying for next summer’s World Cup in Germany. The squad was in a similar position four years ago during the run-up to the World Cup in Japan/South Korea 2002 when it last faced Brazil in La Paz in November 2001. The result that night… Continue reading Bolivia – Brazil
In front of a tiny crowd in La Paz, the Bolivian National Team falls 1-2 to Ecuador. Bolivia has had a dismal showing in this qualifying cycle and will likely place last out of 9 teams in South America. The Ecuador team has closed in on a second consecutive trip to the World Cup.
I finally saw the replay of the Boca Juniors – Chivas game in Buenos Aires where the Boca players and fans lost their minds. The game featured the Boca coach spitting on the Chivas player Adolfo Bautista as he was being escorted off the pitch, as well as a couple of Boca “fans” who came… Continue reading Boca Meltdown
As usual, the webpage La Maquina Verde has a great summary of the newest list of players called up for the games against Chile and Paraguay. Both games will be played on the road, with the game in Santiago on June 4th followed by a trip to Asuncion on June 8th. This was the first… Continue reading Bolivian Football Squad Named
Tonight’s international match between the hometown DC United and Mexican League champs UNAM Pumas will be something special for the Bolivians in the area. Both teams come equipped with Bolivian firepower with last year’s near-MVP Jaime Moreno for DC United and the inconsistent forward Joaquin Botero for Pumas (pictured). This semi-final match for the CONCACAF… Continue reading A Match Between Bolivians
El Alto is now considered one of the 4 major urban centers in Bolivia (the others: La Paz, Santa Cruz and Cochabamba). Bolivia’s “youngest city” can now boast having a team in the Bolivian Football League with the unveiling of their new stadium “Cosmos 79” located about an hour’s bus ride from the center of… Continue reading El Alto's New Stadium
I had plans to take off work to go down to Cecilia’s and watch the Bolivia – Venezuela game. In a perfect world, Bolivia would have defeated Argentina last Saturday and preparing themselves to capture all 6 points. However, the loss two days ago has put everyone in a foul mood. The news reports in… Continue reading No Game Today