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Why Kenyan sides struggle in Continental events

The performance of Kenyan clubs in continental club events over the past 15 years has been rather poor. Whether it is Gor Mahia, AFC Leopards, Tusker or Ulinzi, all have faced first round exits. The one exception has been Sofapaka … Continue reading

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Government must lead in fighting hooliganism

Sometime in November of 2014, FKF chairman Sam Nyamweya took the podium and in front of TV cameras insisted that the government was letting Kenyans down by not helping fight hooliganism. “I am appealing to the government to help set … Continue reading

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Kenya Football Photo Gallery 2014

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The best and worst sports associations in Kenya (2014)

This article uses a KCSE style grading system to review the performance of the major Kenya sports associations in 2014. Points are awarded according to the table below: Grading Scale Participation / Hosting and Performance in international competitions 10 points … Continue reading

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Origi: Kenya’s first family of football

Kenya football fans were recently excited by the news that the 17 year old Divock Origi scored on his French league debut while playing for OSC Lille. Divock Origi is the latest member of the Origi clan to make it … Continue reading

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Let Kalusha Bwalya be the CECAFA chairman

The CECAFA senior challenge cup is Africa’s oldest tournament in any sport. But its not just old by African standards. It started in 1926 as the Gossage cup. This makes it older than the world cup and the European cup … Continue reading

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Ndolo is right: Fields are dissappearing at an alarming rate

When Sofapaka midfielder Anthony Ekaliani Ndolo was voted as the 2014 Kenya Premier League player of the year, he took the opportunity to sound alarm bells about the fact that football fields on which the youth play are rapidly disappearing. … Continue reading

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Kakamega High, Kenya’s top football school

Kakamega high in the dynasty years (1979, 1981, 1983) Green Commandos Galaxy of players Musingu & Iterio briefly Interrupts Kakamega Green Commandos dominance Kakamega high recovers in 1989 and 1990 Chris Makokha, the brains behind the Green commandos Kakamega High … Continue reading

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Victor Wanyama : First Kenyan in the English premier league

Victor Wanyama made history on July 11 2013 when he became the first Kenyan ever to be signed by a team in the English premier league when he joined Southampton from Glasgow Celtic. The transfer fee was £12.5 million, making … Continue reading

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Kidero should now help Gor Mahia and AFC reclaim their land

Nairobi county mayor Evans Kidero has been a strong supporter of sports but especially football. As the Chairman and CEO of Mumias Sugar company he saw the sense in disbanding the Mumias Sugar FC in favour of sponsoring AFC Leopards. … Continue reading

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