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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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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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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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