Born and raised in Johannesburg, Nikolaos Kirkinis was schooled at St. Stithians Boys College. He studied an undergraduate degree in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics before obtaining a post graduate honours degree in International Studies; both degree’s from Stellenbosch University. Following University, he was employed as a football journalist to Soccer Laduma before being promoted to section editor. At the age of 24 Kirkinis wrote his first book, The Curse of Teko Modise.
 A Game of Two Halves (Church Hall)
 Off the field (Old School Hall)