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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federation’s failure to heed his request for additional staff as well as the withdrawal of sponsors Sportpesa who had withdrawn their … Continue reading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

2019 AFCON Qualifiers                 2018 AWCON Qualifiers     2018 InterContinental Cup       Go back to Kenya Football Page  

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Dear Nick Mwendwa, Kenya can qualify for 2026 World Cup

The 2026 world cup will feature 48 teams, up from the 32 that are playing in the 2018 and 2022 world cups. The allocation has not been finalized. But the projection is that Africa will have 9 slots, up from … Continue reading

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Disband government teams and form women’s teams instead

Have you ever wondered why the United States is the most successful nation in women’s football? This despite the fact that their men’s team has been lagging and even failed. The women’s world cup has been held seven times and … Continue reading

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Kenya Football review for 2017

2019 Africa Cup of Nations cup qualifiers Kenya started their qualification campaign for the 2019 African cup of nations on a poor note, losing 2-1 to Sierra Leone in Freetown. The hosts took a 2-0 with one of the goals … Continue reading

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Mwendwa is a good FKF chair but this Okumbi business will ruin his legacy

Nick Mwendwa’s election as FKF chair was indeed a breath of fresh air for the long suffering fans of Kenya football. Kenyans had had to endure nearly two decades of incompetent and corrupt leaders like Sam Nyamweya, Mohamed Hatimy, Maina … Continue reading

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AFC Leopards vs Al Ahly in 1987 (plus video)

One of the most memorable events in the history of Kenyan football was the encounter pitting the then Kenyan champions AFC Leopards against Egyptian giants Al Ahly also known as Nationale. This second round matchup was a tension filled event … Continue reading

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Employ the KPL CEO on a performance contract

When Supersport stopped televising the Kenya Premier League, they cited breach of contract as their primary reason. They claimed that they were promised a 16 team league yet KPL is now an 18 team league. They also claim that KPL … 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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