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AFC Leopards punished over chaotic match

AFC Leopards players celebrate during a past match. The team will be playing all their remaining KPL matches in an empty stadium. [Photo/mobifootball.com]

Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 16:36

Gotv Shield defending champions AFC Leopards have been hit with hefty penalties, following their chaotic semifinal match against Sofapaka last weekend at The City Stadium.

The match was abandoned on the 87th minute, after ‘Ingwe’ fans turned unruly following Sofapaka’s second goal, which gave them a 2-0 lead.

Following the ugly incident, Football Kenya Federation has... Read Full Story

Ushuru face Tusker in TPL fixture

Tusker FC players celebrate in a past premier league match. They visit Ushuru FC in a Tusker Premier League match at the City Stadium tomorrow. [Photo/ghettoradio.co.ke]

Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 16:33

Ushuru FC will tomorrow afternoon host Tusker FC in a Tuesker Premier League match at the City Stadium, in a bid to survive relagation

Ushuru FC, formerly known as KRA lie 12th in KPL log with 33 points from 27 games, and a win against the Breweries will shove them to position 8.

However, this will be a toll order for the revenue collectors who have had a poor second leg after... Read Full Story

Gusii Stadium to receive major facelift

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae in a previous event. He launched  renovation drive on Gusii Stadium on Wednesday to upliift to uplift the ground to international standards. [Photo/gusiionline.co.ke] 

Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:26

Gusii Stadium is set to receive a major facelift to match international standars following a Sh 46million fund set aside by the Kisii County government to renovate the facility.

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae, accompanied by Culture and Sports CeC Marcella Otuke and a team of engineers toured the facility and assured locals that the project will be complete in six months.

The... Read Full Story

Kenya Rugby Union goes digital

Kenya 7’s team celebrate in a past rugby match. Kenya Rugby Union has modernized activities at the union with an aim of keeping tabs on all activities concerning rugby in the country. [Photo/kenyabuzz.com]

Published on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 14:26

Kenya Rugby Union held a successful two-day competitions software training course on Saturday with an aim of computerizing rugby activities in the country.

The course that was the first of its kind to be held by KRU is meant to fully computerize rugby activities records in the Union itself, Clubs level and all competitions and other statistics performed under the Union.

Speaking... Read Full Story

Defending champions KCB storm Impala final

Nakuru RFC players in action against KCB in a previous encouter. The defending champions cruised into the final of this year's Impala Floodlit tournament to be played this weekend. [Photo/ news24.co.ke]

Published on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 13:49

The Annual Airtel Impala Floodlit tournament Club category, enters the finish line this weekend, with defending Champions KCB setting a date with Lunch Bar Quins at the Impala grounds.

The defending champions edged out Top Fry Nakuru RFC 25-21 for the first time since 2011, in a match that was played in Nakuru.

Quins on the other hand got the finals after seeing off Mean Machine... Read Full Story

FKF to give verdict on Sofapaka, Leopards match

AFC Leopards players celebrate in a past premier league match. The team awaits to know the verdict on their aborted match against Sofapaka in the second semifinal match of the Gotv shield. [Photo/mobifootball.com]

Published on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:59

The Football Kenya Federation (FKF), will give their official position of the Shield Cup semifinal game between Sofapaka and AFC Leopards that was prematurely called off, after chaos broke out during the Sunday clash.

According FKF Vice Chairman Robert Asembo, FKF committee will meet to decide the outcome of the occurrence.

"We shall have a meeting in the next 48 hours before... Read Full Story

Moi urges youth to invest in sports

Rongai Member of Parliament Raymond Moi. He has urged youth in the constituency to engage more in sporting activities to improve on their lives. [Photo/businessdailyafrica.com]

 

Published on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 16:16

Rongai Member of Parliament Raymond Moi, has urged youth from Rongai Constituency to invest in sports in order to improve their livelihoods and end the high spate of crime.

Speaking at Kambi Moto trading centre Rongai, during the Mashujaa day celebrations, Moi said that youth should engage in sports as a way of earning income.

“Youth who engage in sports have no room for crime,... Read Full Story

Posta Rangers through to final

Posta Rangers sailed to the final of this year's GOtv Shield after seeing off West Kenya FC on post match penalties. [Photo/ipadinsight.com]

Published on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:58

Posta Rangers sailed through to the 2014 GOTV Shield Cup finals, after seeing off West Kenya Sugar 10-9 on post match penalties, in an entertaining clash at the City stadium on Sunday.

The contest ended in a barren draw after regulation time, allowing the match to be decided on penalties.

Rangers started the match the better side and missed glorious opportunities to take the lead... Read Full Story

Kenya premier league enters homestretch

The Tusker Premier League enters homestretch as Gor look set to defend their title. [Photos/ipadinsight.com]

Published on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 14:31

As the Kenya Premier League season draws to a close, the 27th week of the premier matches ended with a bizarre incident where Tusker Fc played with 12 players against 11 of Muhoroni Youth.

There were mixed reactions from both teams as a result of the incident, which saw Muhoroni players leave the pitch, forcing the referee to call off the match.

With both teams playing 26 matches... Read Full Story

Gor mahia set to keep Sserenkuma

Danny Sserenkuma celebrates with teammates in a past premier league match. The club wants to keep the Ugandan import amid claims he might be leaving for greener pastures. [Photo/futaa.com]

 

Published on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:11

Tusker Premier League defending champions Gor Mahia, are keen to keep their lethal striker Danny Sserunkuma at the club for longer.

Sserunkuma signed for K'ogalo in mid 2012 from Nairobi City Stars, and has become an integral part of the team, helping them lift the Premier League crown in 2013 after eighteen years’ wait.

According to the club Chief Executive Lordvick Omondi Aduda... Read Full Story

Stephen Waruru stars in Ulinzi's win

Ulinzi stars players celebrate in a past premier league match. They thrashed Western Stima 3-0 on Saturday to hold on to 4th place as the league draws to a close. [Photo/mobifootball.com]

Published on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:53

Stephen Waruru netted a hat trick as Ulinzi Stars thrashed Western Stima at the Afraha Stadium, Saturday afternoon.

Stima started the game on a high, with Paul Odhiambo scoring in the 10th minute only to be ruled out for offside.

However, a quickly taken free kick by Kevin Amwayi after seventeen minutes found Waruru in the Stima box, heading into an empty net with Stima’s... Read Full Story

More foreign athletes to this year's Kisumu marathon

Athletes compete during last year’s Kisumu Marathon race. Plans are underway to have more foreign athletes in this year’s event scheduled for December 14. [Photos/kenyanewsdaily.com]
 

Published on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 14:34

Organizers of the annual Safaricom Kisumu City marathon have invited athletes from seven countries to this year’s event, on December 14.

Speaking in Kisumu, Athletics Kenya Nyanza north Public Relations Officer Jared Gilo, said they have decided to invite more athletes from more countries to give the race international status.

“In the past we have had athletes from Uganda,... Read Full Story

Kisii County hosts first ever rugby 7s tournament

Homeboyz RFC players after a past win. The team is among those that are taking part in the Kisii contest. [Photo/ sporton.nation.co.ke]

Published on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 16:05

All rugby fans are heading to Kisii County's Gusii stadium this weekend for what is expected to be an explosive, awakening and entertaining rugby sevens tournament  for the first time in the county.

The two-day event has started today, with both local and national rugby club teams taking part.

Speaking to our reporter while making final preparations for the tournament, Kisii... Read Full Story

SportPesa team geared for 2014 Kisumu Rally

A previous rally event. SportPesa team is hoping for nothing less than the title in the Kisumu rally today. [Photo/ thedailymail.co.ke]

Published on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 13:36

High adrenaline action through the cane-fields in Kisumu is expected today Saturday 18 October and the SportPesa rally team, Leonardo Varese and his navigator Kigondu Kariathi are rearing to go.

The duo, currently the country’s three time champion of the two wheel drive category of the KCB Safari Rally, has made it clear that it is aiming for nothing less than the title.

This... Read Full Story

Sofapaka fights to see off Ushuru

Sofapaka's players at a previous Match. Team survived narrowed after a last-minute goal from Ekhalian Ndolo that salvaged their three points in a match played at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Thursday. They won 3-2 and are now 50 points, a point behing Gor Mahia. [Photo/ Sofapaka FC]

Published on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:49

Sofapaka’s three national team players brought the experience needed to dominate against Ushuru FC in a match played at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Thursday.

Danson Kago, Enock Agwanda and Anthony Ekhaliana Ndolo helped their team carry three crucial points in a tight match.

The visitors dominated the first exchanges of the match, controlling the game on various occasions... Read Full Story

HiviSasa.com writer launches soccer tournament in Thika

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Kelvin Gikundi during the launch of a soccer tournament in Thika on Friday. He partnered with the county government to roll out the project. [Photo/ Kennedy Micheni]

Published on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:05

A Thika-based HiviSasa.com contributor has launched a football tournament in the sub-county as a way of reducing idleness by the youths.

Kelvin Gikundi, 22, on Friday launched the contest at Thika BAT grounds in collaboration with the Hospital ward MCA and with the help of Kiambu County sports Cec Machel Waikenda.

Speaking... Read Full Story

MKU FC play Gatundu FC this weekend

The MKU FC will meet Gatundu FC this weekend. The team captain says they expect an impressive performance. [Photo/ ipadinsight.com]

Published on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:51

Mount Kenya University football team meets Gatundu FC this weekend at the MKU landless grounds.

Team captain John Macharia revealed that they are proud to be playing in the central provincial league which is one of their greatest treasures as a team.

“We are very pleased to at last be incorporated in the Central Province League. I am sure we will make a difference in the kind of... Read Full Story

Ingwe striker baying for Thika blood

Ingwe striker Michael Khamati makes a signature run during a previous match. The striker who scored during his debut against Thika United last year is upbeat for the Friday match against the Thika side. [Photo: voiceofsport.net]

Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 17:15

AFC Leopards will play host to Thika United in a KPL match on Friday in a clash striker Michael Khamati is looking forward to rumble against John Kamau’s side.

The Leopardst vs Thika United at city stadium is memorable for Khamati who made his Ingwe debut against the Thika based side last year.

“My first match in the Kenya Premier League and for AFC Leopard was against the ‘Milk... Read Full Story

Thika humbles Talanta in friendly match

Thika United players after a past match. They are expected to play at the City Stadium tomorrow. (Photo/ thikaunitedfc.com)

Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 15:27

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Thika United secured a 2-0 win over National Super League [NSL] FC Talanta, in a friendly match played at the Thika Municipal Stadium, Wednesday morning.

Thika netted their first goal in the 40th minute through a penalty converted by Allan Owiyo, after the goalkeeper brought down the striker in the area, giving the hosts the lead going into the halftime... Read Full Story

Hockey Union lifts ban against Kisumu Simba

The Nairobi Simba team, seen here during a past match, had filed complains that the Kisumu-based team had fielded ineligible players. [Photo/ michezoafrica.com]

Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:23

Kisumu Simba hockey team on Wednesday won their appeal against being denied a chance to play in the Kenya Hockey Union League, after the Nairobi Simba filed complains that the team had fielded ineligible players.

The complaints led to Kisumu Simba’s ban from the ongoing premier league, but in yesterday’s hearing, Kenya Hockey Union concluded that the team was not guilty of the offence... Read Full Story

Sofapaka hope to keep title dream alive against KRA

Sofapaka at a previous match. They aree expected in Machakos this afternoon. [Photo/ mobifootball.com]

Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:09

Kenya Premier League week 27 resumes today after an International FIFA break with two matches on the card.

At Machakos stadium, 2009 champions, Sofapaka welcomes Kenya Revenue Authority-KRA, knowing three points will keep their title dreams alive.

Sofapaka, who are second in the league four points adrift league leaders Gor Mahia, are expected to take the game to the taxmen in... Read Full Story

KCB Safari Rally receives boost ahead of Kisumu event

A safari rally driver take part in a past competition. The KCB M-Benki Safari Rally starts at 7am this Saturday in Kisumu. [Photo/ kenyacarbazaar.com]

Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:09

KCB M-Benki Safari Rally edition has received a boost of Sh5 million courtesy of iWayAfrica as it heads to Kisumu this weekend.

Speaking on Tuesday at a media briefing in Nairobi, iWayAfrica managing director Ken Munyi lauded the close relationship and working ties with KCB.

“I am pleased to announce that we have sponsored the 63rd Safari Rally series this year to that tune... Read Full Story

North Rift athletes want AK chairman to resign

Ak chair Isaiah Kiplagat. A section of athletes in the North Rift want him to step down. [Photo/ sabuniemmanuel.wordpress.com]

Published on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 16:55

Athletes from the North Rift have expressed their dissatisfaction with the leadership of Athletics Kenya (AK).

Speaking in Eldoret town on Tuesday, the athletes asked AK national chairman Isaiah Kiplagat to resign and allow more energetic and young people to take the leadership mantle of the federation. They said they have been experiencing many challenges due to poor leadership in the... Read Full Story

Thika United’s on loan striker graduates

Kennedy ‘Agogo’ Otieno on loan this season at Sony Sugar graduates with a diploma in management. He has been studying for the past three years. [Photo/ Thika United]

Published on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 14:44

Kennedy ‘Agogo’ Otieno on loan this season at Sony Sugar, has made another land mark in his life adding an ice on his beloved game after graduating this time not in football field but on the line of academics.

Otieno who is a Thika United skillful striker graduated on Friday October 10th 2014 with a Diploma in Human Resource Management.

The player did not only know how to play... Read Full Story

Rabuor primary pupils to train in Golf

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A golf ball and a golf club demonstrating a stroke. Pupils of a remote school: Rabuor primary will be taught the 'rich man's' game courtesy of Western Kenya Golfers Association. [Photo: www.golf-farm.com]

Published on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:09

Several pupils of Rabuor Primary School in Kisumu will start training in Golf after the Western Kenya Golfers Association launched the initiative in the school last weekend.

Speaking at Rabuor Primary school during the launch of the initiative, Western Kenya Golf Chairman William Mc Tough said the new exercise targets the primary school pupils who will be expected to play the game in... Read Full Story

Tour-de-Machakos takes place this weekend

Governor Alfred Mutua during the launch of the event at the Machakos Kenyatta Stadium. The race will take place this coming weekend. [Photo/ PMutuku/ Hivisasa.com]

Published on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:18

The Machakos county government will host the first edition of the Tour-de-Machakos cycling race this weekend.

More than 500 cyclists will converge in Machakos town for the competition which starts at the people's park on Saturday from 8.a.m.

Speaking during the launch, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua said the competition will be modelled like the famed Tour-de-France of Europe.... Read Full Story

Thika duo for Harambee Stars defence against Morocco

Thika United's Skipper Dennis Odhiambo at City Stadium training ahead of their International Friendly match against Atlans Lions of Morocco. Odhiambo and Sammy 'Misse' Mejja are Thika United defensive players called up by Harambee Stars Head Coach Bobby Williamson. [Photo/Nation]

Published on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 13:53

Thika United FC defensive duo of Dennis Odhiambo and former Kakamega High School ace Sammy ‘Misse’ Meja are among the 18-man squad finalists that made the cut off to play against Morocco.

The duo who will play  in the international friendly match were among the initial provisional 31-man team who had been called into the national team Harambee stars camp to begin preparations ahead of... Read Full Story

AFC Leopards-KU friendly aborts over 'unfriendly' ground

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AFC Leopards fans celebrate a goal at a previous match. Coach De Jong called off the much awaited Friday friendly with Kenyatta University soccer team citing poor playing ground. [Photo: Mobifootball.com]

Published on Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 15:28

The much anticipated friendly match between AFC Leopards and Kenyatta University football team was cancelled afew  hours before the match kick off following concerns by Ingwe coach.

Ingwe were set to play the university side on Friday afternoon at the university grounds but the match was called off in the last moments due to what the Leopards’ coach, Pieter De Jong termed as ‘unplayable... Read Full Story

Top Fry coach: We have done our best

Top Fry coach Peter Okidi says the team has done the best it could. He says that relegation of two teams is unavoidable. [Photo/ fulltime90.com]

Published on Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 09:00

With just four matches to play in the Kenya premier league Top Fry –Nakuru All Stars head coach Peter Okidi says that even if they will be relegated, the experience they have gained is what matters.

Speaking during a training session at the Afraha Stadium yesterday, Okidi said that playing in the premier league is no joke and that his team is even better compared to what they were... Read Full Story

Kahata training with super league side

Francis Kahata. He is now training with National Super League Zone A side, Talanta. [Photo/ voiceofsport.net]

Published on Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 07:15

Former Thika United midfielder and Kenya International player, Francis Kahata is training with National Super League Zone A side, Talanta.

Kahata has been without a club since parting ways with Albanian club, Tirana FC over unpaid dues in august and was unable to secure transfer to another club.

The skipper is now training with Talanta FC as he aims to maintain his fitness ahead... Read Full Story

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