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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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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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Bring back Sakata Ball

One of the first casualties of the Sam Nyamweya era was the immensely popular Sakata ball tournament that was sponsored by Safaricom. Nyamweya terminated the tournament because Safaricom refused to meet his demand that every football sponsor must deposit 15% … Continue reading

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The construction of Camp Toyoyo : A good use of CDF Money

In July 2015, the new look Jericho Sports grounds was reopened after it had been closed down for reconstruction. It became the first neighbourhood sports ground in Kenya to be equipped with Astro turf. The grounds were refurbished at a … Continue reading

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A review of Kenya Football in 2015

At the club level, 2015 was a historic year in Kenya football. Gor Mahia won the national league with an unbeaten record, becoming the first team to do so since 1988. Unfancied Bandari surprised everyone when they won the 2015 … Continue reading

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Kenya Football Gallery for 2015

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Twahir Muhiddin : The best Kenyan coach ever

In December of 2015, reknowned coach Twahir Muhiddin steered Bandari FC of Mombasa to winning the 2015 GoTV shield, thus earning the right to represent Kenya in the 2016 Confederations cup. On their way to winning the cup, Bandari eliminated … Continue reading

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Videos of William Inganga playing for Cerro Porteno of Paraguay

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Former AFC Leopards striker William Inganga is the only Kenyan ever to play in the Copa Libertadores which is the premier club competition in South America. He did so in 1996 when he featured for Cerro Porteno of Paraguay. He … Continue reading

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Brilliant game for Mike Okoth Origi in 1999

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This is a Belgian league match between Mike Origi’s KRC Genk and Sint Truiden during the 1999-2000 season. Mike Origi had a superb game scoring two goals, creating numerous chances one of which ended up in a goal. In this … Continue reading

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Building a stadium in Eldoret doesn’t make the slightest sense

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Sports cabinet secretary Hassan Wario. Wario recently revealed that plans are at advanced stage for the government to build two stadia as promised in the Jubilee manifesto. “We have already engaged consultants who are finalizing their report on the stadia … Continue reading

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