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Brookside and Kenya Secondary School Sports Association has lost focus

The primary goal of every youth development program is to develop talent. To this end, youth programs are supposed to identify talent, nurture the talent, give them opportunities to play, develop and gain experience. A decade ago, when Brookside Dairies … Continue reading

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Kenya Football gallery for 2019

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Ministry of Sports should not fund teams and Federations that lack transparency

Background Back in the 1980s, Kenyan athletes used to be thoroughly exploited. In those days, any athlete who wanted to make money running overseas, had to commit to depositing a significant percentage of the money they won to the national … Continue reading

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Kenya Football in 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations preparations Kenya made an appearance at the Africa Nations cup after a 15 year hiatus. The tournament was held in Egypt. Kenya was placed in what turned out to be the most difficult group. … Continue reading

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Oliech was never eligible to play for Qatar, Olunga is ineligible for Japan

In recent days there have been rumours floating in social media that Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga has been offered an eye watering amount of £600 million to play for the Japanese national team. The rumours took flight after Olunga … Continue reading

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Now that Kenya is out, we must address our football problems

For the umpteenth time Kenya has been ignominiously bundled out of the Africa cup of nations while offering very little resistance to Africa’s elite sides. Its a repeat of the same song that played when Kenya played at AFCON in … Continue reading

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Paris suburbs have 4500 pitches, Kibera has only 2

When France won the world cup in 2018, an incredible 65% of the squad was comprised of players who were born and grew up in the suburbs of Paris. These suburbs, known as banlieues, are primarily inhabited by poor immigrant … Continue reading

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6 things sports CS Amina Mohamed must do immediately

  The dust has settled on the appointment of Amina Mohamed as the new minister for Sports in Kenya. That it was an unpopular appointment amongst sports fans cannot be gainsaid. Most sports fans did not understand the appointment given … Continue reading

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Kenya football review for 2018

Paul Put Resigns In February of 2018, Paul Put resigned from his position as national team coach, citing the federation’s failure to heed his request for additional staff as well as the withdrawal of sponsors Sportpesa who had withdrawn their … Continue reading

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Kenya Football Gallery for 2018

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