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Nyanza governors lagging behind in football development

Ever since the advent of devolution in Kenya, a number of governors and MPs across the country have taken it upon themselves to provide promising young footballers in their constituencies with opportunities to develop their talents while also giving local … Continue reading

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Mathare United is no longer a pipeline of talent

There was a time not too long ago when the Mathare Youth Sports association was the backbone on which Kenya football was built. During the period of the late 1990s to the early 2000s, a disproportionate number of national team … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Kenya vs Zambia in 2016

Kenya forced Zambia to 1-1 draw in the final qualifier of the 2017 Africa Nations cup. The match was played in Ndola Images courtesy of FAZ   Go back to Kenya Football Galleries Page  

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Kenya Football Gallery for 2016

FKF Election 2017 AFCON Qualifiers   Harambee Stars friendlies Harambee Starlets School Games Local Club scene   Go back to Kenya Football Page  

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Kenya football review for 2016

The year 2016 started on a positive note. After four years of misery, the Kenya football fraternity finally got rid of Sam Nyamweya who had been FKF chairman for four years. Through incompetence and corruption, Nyamweya had caused misery to … Continue reading

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Good progress but long way to go for Harambee Stars

Many Harambee stars fans are elated and rightfully so after the recent spate of good results. In the last four matches, Kenya has beaten Congo-Brazzaville at home, registered two away draws against Tanzania and Zambia and beaten the Democratic Republic … Continue reading

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Remembering James Sianga

Legendary Kenyan goalkeeper and coach James Aggrey “Abawa” Sianga passed away on Friday September 9 2016 after a long battle with diabetes. Sianga’s career is one of the most illustrious of any sportsman in Kenya. Sianga’s career started in the … Continue reading

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Win over Congo shows importance of quality friendlies

On Sunday June-5-2016, Kenya’s Harambee Stars registered their first win of the 2017 Africa Nations cup when they beat Congo 2-1. But Harambee Stars were not just victorious, they played much better than they have played of late, and were … Continue reading

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Kipchoge on his way to being the greatest marathoner ever

On April-22-2016, Eliud Kipchoge beat a very strong field to win th 2016 London Marathon. The field included two former world record holders: Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto, plus New York Marathon winner Stanley Biwott, not to mention Ethiopian track … Continue reading

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Sofapaka headed the way of Coast Stars, Re-Union and others

Sofapaka FC have been one of Kenya’s top teams over the past decade or so. Formed in 2002, they first came to prominence when they won the Presidents Cup in 2007, while still in the second tier league. Two years … Continue reading

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