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Kenya football fans have suffered through 15 years of incompetence

15 years of incompetence and corruption in Kenya football may be ending now that Nick Mwendwa has been elected FKF chairman. To find the last time Kenya had a decent football federation chairman, you would have to go back to … Continue reading

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Why Michael Olunga will succeed in Europe

Most of the Kenya players who made a successful career in Europe have been defensive midfielders including Victor Wanyama, Mcdonald Mariga, Robert Mambo who played in the UEFA cup, Patrick Osiako who has been in Europe for an amazing eight … Continue reading

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Harambee Stars can go places if supported

Against all odds, Kenya’a Harambee Stars pulled off a shock 1-0 win over Cape Verde in the opening match of the 2018 World cup qualifiers. No one gave Kenya a chance given the shoddy preparations in which the players assembled … Continue reading

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The Sam Nyamweya era has been a disaster for Kenya

Sam Nyamweya took over as FKF chairman in 2011 when he won a flawed election. As incumbent, he is once again the favourite to win thanks to his vast war-chest: Kenya has not qualified for any major tournament under Nyamweya. … Continue reading

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Bobby Williamson’s salary: A case of misplaced priorities

The East African Standard recently announced that Harambee Stars coach Bobby Williamson is paid a monthly salary of Ksh 2.5 million per month. This is equivalent to US $ 23726.05 per month. This is a staggering amount by any standards. … Continue reading

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FKF elections: Reformers must unite behind one candidate

The Football Kenya Federation are scheduled for November 13 of 2015. As was the case four years ago, numerous contenders have announced their candidacy. In 2011, pro-reform candidates split their votes amongst several candidates. This left Sam Nyamweya with an … Continue reading

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Reducing number of foreigners to 3 is not the solution

In what looks like a salvo against Gor Mahia , FKF chair Sam Nyamweya has agreed with Tusker coach Francis Kimanzi and has decided that next season the number of foreigners in each time will be three, of whom only … Continue reading

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MP Silva should blame themselves for FKF saga

Back in January of 2015, MP Silva, an international media rights company based in London signed a lucrative deal with Football Kenya Federation (FKF). The deal was worth Ksh 270 million per year to FKF. It is the kind of … Continue reading

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Coach Bobby Williamson shows a glimpse of his ability

The Kenya U23 team under Bobby Williamson beat the Botswanan counterparts 4-1 in a 2016 Olympics qualifier. The one however was not enough as Kenya had lost the first leg 0-3. This happened thanks to shambolic travel arrangements by the … Continue reading

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Poor FKF organization wrecks Kenya’s hopes

For the umpteenth time, Kenya football fans were subjected to yet another humiliation. This time it was against Botswana in a 2016 Olympics qualifier. Kenya went down 0-3 in the first leg match played in Gaborone. All three goals were … Continue reading

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