Category: Venezuela

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Maracaibo Resurgent – Zulia FC’s Terrible Start To 2022 And Midseason Redemption

Maracaibo Resurgent – Zulia FC’s Terrible Start To 2022 And Midseason Redemption

By Dominic José Bisogno. Hailing from the traditionally independently-minded state of Zulia, whose capital of Maracaibo even has its own style of S [...]
Venezuela Victorious In Toulon Tournament Debut

Venezuela Victorious In Toulon Tournament Debut

By Jordan Florit. Robbed by COVID-19 of the chance to host the U20 South American Championships last year, Venezuela’s promising youth generation w [...]
Trujillanos FC And 40 Years of History Saved

Trujillanos FC And 40 Years of History Saved

By Dominic José Bisogno. After 40 years of history, sagas that included trophies, the Copa Libertadores, and producing talents that would eventuall [...]
Top 10 Young Players From Venezuela’s Primera Division

Top 10 Young Players From Venezuela’s Primera Division

By Jordan Florit. The finalists of Liga FUTVE 2021 were not decided until the last day of the regular season, and only penalties could separate eve [...]
Caracas v Deportivo Táchira: Fans Return To Venezuelan Clásico For First Time In 23 Months

Caracas v Deportivo Táchira: Fans Return To Venezuelan Clásico For First Time In 23 Months

By Jordan Florit. When Caracas FC’s Rosmel Villanueva headed in a 90th-minute equaliser against arch-rivals Deportivo Tachira in December 2019, not [...]
5 Players Under 23 Lighting Up The Venezuelan Primera División

5 Players Under 23 Lighting Up The Venezuelan Primera División

With four of its youngsters already named in CIES’ Top 100 Teenagers list this year, Liga FUTVE is proving to be a hotbed of young talent. WFi's Ve [...]
Academia Rey And The Promise Of Football In Lara

Academia Rey And The Promise Of Football In Lara

By Dominic José Bisogno. Of the 25 states, federal districts, federal dependencies of Venezuela, the flag of Lara may well be the country’s most st [...]
Juan Camilo Pérez – The ‘Falso Lateral’ Taking Carabobo Towards Continental Qualification


Juan Camilo Pérez – The ‘Falso Lateral’ Taking Carabobo Towards Continental Qualification


By Jordan Florit. After the global COVID pandemic put football on hold for seven months in Venezuela, its top-flight restarted in October 2020 with [...]
No Context Venezuela: The Narratives Lost To Unavoidable Headlines

No Context Venezuela: The Narratives Lost To Unavoidable Headlines

By Jordan Florit. Venezuela’s Copa America campaign was over before it began. At least that is the narrative that will likely persist when context [...]
“Mano, Tengo Fe” – The Meme Uniting Venezuela At The Copa América

“Mano, Tengo Fe” – The Meme Uniting Venezuela At The Copa América

By Jordan Florit. For the third game running, Venezuela took to the pitch in the Copa América with a severely depleted squad and left it with their [...]
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