George Held, a frequent contributor to , has a new poetry collection: Bleak Splendor (Muddy River Books, 2016). Having dispatched native opposition such as Rockville Hungry Lions, Mighty Greens, Rangers and Moroka Naughty Boys, the young Moroka Swallows team joined the Orlando Football Association to meet stiffer opposition. Even with apartheid lifeless and gone, the story of soccer still lies on the heart of South African politics. Learning the rudiments of soccer at college, they discovered a supporter within the boxing teacher at the Boys Club.
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