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Yakhama banished from Top Fry club activities

Nakuru Top Fry Allstars head coach Nick Yakhama has been banished from all club actvities for alleged breach of trust. [Photo/wired.co.uk]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 19:04

Top Fry Allstars head coach Nick Yakhama has been banished from all club activities, for alleged breach of trust.

Speaking to HiviSasa during the team’s training at Afraha Stadium, Allstars Chairman Robert Muthomi claimed that the management had discovered that Yakhama had peddled falsehoods with the aim of painting the club’s management image in bad light.

"It has come to our... Read Full Story

Egerton to select team for university games

Egerton University Complex. The university is set to finalise the selection of representative teams to participate in the upcoming university games to be played in Uganda in December. [Photo/egertononline.com]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 16:05

Egerton University sports department will this weekend finalise the selection of teams that will represent the university in the upcoming East-African Inter-University Games to be held in Uganda in December this year.

According the Sports Manager Paul Gikaria, the department will this weekend hold an inter-campuses athletics competition to select a team that will represent the... Read Full Story

Sofapaka ranked best Kenyan club

Sofapaka players celebrate in a past Premier League match. The team is ranked the best among Kenyan clubs according to footballdatabase.com. [Photo/mobifootball.com]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 16:01

Former Kenya Premier League Champions Sofapaka is the best-ranked club in the country, according to footballdatabase.com

In the rankings that list 415 clubs across the continent, Sofapaka is the only ranked team from Kenya and one of three in East Africa, the others being Tanzanian champions Azam FC and Simba SC.

Sofapaka is at number 178 continentally, while Azam FC and Simba SC... Read Full Story

Tusker FC awarded points from aborted match

Tusker players celebrate in a past match. They have been awarded three points from their aborted match against Muhoroni Youth last weekend. [Photo/ghettoradio.co.ke]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:56

The Tusker Premier League (KPL) has awarded Tusker FC three points in their aborted league match against Muhoroni Youth played on Sunday October 19.

The match was called off in the 74th minute when Muhoroni Youth players claimed Tusker had an extra player on the pitch. Muhoroni players protested prompting the referee to end the match.

The TPL directive, issued on Thursday October... Read Full Story

Shabana FC target TPL promotion

Shabana FC players during a training session at Gusii stadium. The team is aiming for promotion back to the Tusker Premier League after an eight-year absence. [Photo/AMakori/courtsey]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:52

Shabana FC has a chance of making a come back into next season’s Tusker Premier League after an eight-year absence, says former coach.

According to the side’s immediate former tactician Salim Keya, hard work, determination and endurance have contributed immensely to the team's improvement.

“Boys train hard and believe they can make it. The morale in the camp is sensational and I... Read Full Story

University teams triumph in Central Provincial League

The Central Provincial League has been making legends from universities. Several universities in the region have been participating in the league. [Photo/ wired.co.uk]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:40

The Central Provincial League has continued to make legends in institutions of higher learning as the tournament grows.

Mount Kenya University football club is now fully participating in the league and last weekend, the team played against Gatundu FC in a thrilling match where the two teams drew 2-2.

The assistant captain Austin Okello said that the team tried their best as they... Read Full Story

Sserenkuma warns teammates over complacency

Gor mahia playes during a past Tusker Premier League match. They play Sofapaka in a title-decider match at the Machakos Stadium on Sunday. [Photo/mobifootball.com]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 11:18

Gor Mahia Striker Danny Sserunkuma is warning his teammates and fans to remain focused on the league title ahead of their Sunday clash against Sofapaka in Machakos.

He warned his side of any complacency in the title-decider match against the 2009 Champions, saying their opponents are a tough opposition.

"Sofapaka are a good side who are also keen on the KPL title, we expect a... Read Full Story

Kenya drops in world Fifa ranking

Kenya has dropped in the latest Fifa rankings. Uganda is ranked highest in East Africa. [Photo/ worldsoccertalk.com]

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:10

Kenya has moved down in the latest world FIFA rankings.

The CECAFA champions are now placed at position 116, in the rankings released on Thursday. The country drops five places from number 111 held in September.

The slip below the 100 mark started in August after rising to number 95 in July and the latest standings post Kenya on 273 points and in 34th place on the continent, down... Read Full Story

Uganda to host inter-varsity games

Maseno university battling it out with JKUAT during the Zuku university league at Nyayo gymnasium last year. The university will feature in several games during the competition. [Photo/ Zuku]
 

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:27

Uganda will host the ninth edition of East African Intervarsity games.

The venue will be Uganda Christian University. The dates are yet to be confirmed but it is expected to take place as from December 17-21.

Maseno university students are looking forward to representing the university and the entire nation.

Speaking to the basketball captain Nick Ogol, he said this was a... Read Full Story

Ulinzi right back fully recovered, back in trainning

Brian Birgen in action in a previous match. The right back has been cleared off a shoulder injury he suffered while in the East African Military Games In Zanzibar where they defended their title. [Photo: KPL.com]

Published on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 17:13

Ulinzi stars right back Brian Birgen has fully recovered from an injury that had sidelined him from action for more than a month 

The recovery is set to boost the spirits at the camp of the military side who are still enjoying a 3-0 weekend rout of Western Stima. 

Birgen has been cleared as fully fit to play following his shoulder injury he suffered while doing duties with the... Read Full Story

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

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