Musa Okwonga is a poet, journalist, broadcaster, musician, social commentator, football writer and consultant in the fields of creativity and communications. He has written on identity, sport, culture and society for a range of publications including Africa Is a Country, The Economist, ESPN, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, and The New York Times, for whom he wrote “Offsides”, their 2018 World Cup column on the intersection of football and politics. He has written and presented essays and programmes for BBC Radio Four and the BBC World Service, has lectured at several universities, and fans of his work include J.K. Rowling, Kate Tempest and Ed Sheeran. Musa was one of the contributors to the Unbound book The Good Immigrant. He is the co-host of the Stadio football podcast and is the author of two books on football, the first of which was nominated for the 2008 William Hill Sports Book of the Year, and the author of one collection of poetry. He lives and works in Berlin.
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