March That did not go according to plan. At least we were not getting trashed. It's clear that we are going to struggle this season as we were in the first of the three relegation spots after 7 games. Could things get any worse? April That's much better! But, overall, we were still struggling and … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #42 – Tactical Struggles
Long ass title aside... After being immersed in France with FC Metz for the last few months on my other save, it's time to travel back to Africa and get back into the swing of things. Our obscure reputation meant that we don't have a lot of options when it comes to arranging friendlies. This … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #41 – Preseason, Transfers and maybe a little bit more?
Surprisingly, Mali is our first stop in Africa in this save. Sometimes, randomness can be a bit funny sometimes. Just an interesting thing I've just read: the football federation was suspended only two months ago so technically, the league, in real life, is not even ongoing anymore! Anyway, the club that we're managing this season is AS Sigui. … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #40 – First Stop in Africa!
Onto the mundane part of my final season here in Kazakhstan: the Relegation Stage. Goal: To avoid relegation as always. And to keep things short, here's how we did. We pretty much secure survival with 5 games left to play but by then, our star striker, Patrick, decided to go into a rough patch of … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #39 – I’m Sick of Your Threats, Relegation
As mentioned from the previous post, the next match was against Astana in the Quarter-Finals of the Kazakhstan Cup. It did came at a cost as Boskovic, who had just came back from injury, fractured his wrist just before half-time, and Lyubenov, our second striker, received a minor injury. Sadly, our dream run might be … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #38 – Halfway There + Transfers ?