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EP 42: Quincy Amarikwa

Quincy Obinna Amarikwa (@QuincyAmarikwa) is a pro footballer, American soccer player who currently plays for USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights, a mental strength coach and works with black players for change for MLS.


Kevin is a soccer broadcaster, based in Atlanta, GA. As a Studio Host, Play by Play commentator and Reporter, Kevin is fortunate to travel the world covering the game he loves. You’ll currently find Kevin broadcasting for CNN International, Atlanta United matches on FOX Sports South, as well as hosting for La Liga, ICC, eMLS and ELEAGUE.

EP 40: Sam Piette

Samuel Piette (@samuelpiette) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a defensive midfielder for Montreal Impact and the Canadian national team.

The 1st Half Podcast is dedicated to all aspects of the beautiful game.

Follow our resident footy culture junkie and entrepreneur, Paul Desbaillets as he take a North American spin & approach on current news, culture, art, music & anything else that falls onto the pitch that connects us to the heart attack inducing world of Football (Soccer).

Each week Paul will interview guests ranging from Chefs, Musicians, Artists, Athletes, Fanatics, Influencers and anyone else he can find willing to talk to him about the Football Ecosystem.

Then Monday to Friday at 4pm, ‘STOPPAGE TIME’ LIVE happens were Paul gets to talk in real time about current events with guests from around the world.

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Each week we ask our guest a lightning round of questions from most-loved breakfast item,

to favourite athlete (dead or alive). What’s your fave guest got to say?

Stoppage time

Every weekday during the COVID self-isolation we go LIVE on Instagram to get an inside look into our community of fans locked up in their nests.


We check-in to see how everyone is getting on, keeping sane +++ they get to show off their sweet sweet footy memorabilia in the process… Stay tuned for our weekly compilations right here!


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