Les Rumeurs by Franco (Translated)

This was one of Franco’s very last songs. Though he recorded it before he passed away, it was released in 1992, three years after Franco’s passing. Franco recorded the song during the period when he had become overcome by illness, had lost almost half his weight. His thunderous bass voice had become a shell of its former self. The media and Zaireans in general had a field day speculating and rumour mongering about Franco’s illness and his impending death. Franco was very bitter about all the rumour mongering and hence he composed this song.


 


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Mbirime by Koffi Olomide (lyrics)

This is track number 10 from Koffi Olomide’s 1997 album, Ultimatum

Wesa wesa, wesa wesa mumeso nda
Munday nday
Waye Weya, wesa wesa mumeso nda
Munday

Mbirime, mbirime, ha, mbirime, mbirime, ha, ha
Enime he enima kiaku itolokele mudiambudia
Makinu ofele ofeleo mudiambudia makinu ofele, oo
Mama kaleleko

Mudiambudia bana baleleko
Mudiambudia bana baleleko
Mudiambudia bana baleleko
Kudia makinshasa mbongue

Mbatifua eh, mbatifua batata bama mbatia, eh
Wale toloka, wale toloka, toloka sibatia

Mbirime, mbirime, ha, mbirime, mbirime, ha, ha
Enime he enima kiaku itolokele mudiambudia
Makinu ofele ofeleo mudiambudia makinu ofele, ooh
Bana muchenvula

Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge
Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge
Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge kudia
Na kinshasa mbongue ha, ha

Kalibonga bonga bonga bonga mobi
Kina betu kuenda kusambila mabondi
Mu manzo ya nfumu nzambi me eimeme
Ba muchenvula

Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge
Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge
Mudiambudia bana ba Akram Bourge kudia
Na kinshasa mbongue ha, ha


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Papa na Roissy by Koffi Olomide (Lyrics)

This is the 9th track from Koffi Olomide’s 1997 album, Ultimatum

Naluka esika nini na bomba ngai nzoto Antonio
Anga mboka mobimba eyina nga kala ah mama
Awa ko na bonzeli yo eloko eluti talo na mokili
Ya nse kikala ba ah, benoit aha aha luyeye
Pourquoi ondimi okende avant

Yo muasi ozalaki na yo kolinga ngai te
Ngai moto nazalaki nanga kolinga linga yo
Ngai motema ezui ba pota ya trop na bolingo
Ange Ange

Bolingo nalokaki ezalaki bolingo te
Ezalaki monoko ya ngulo ebangaka salite te
Verite po amonaki nga na ba bien eh, eh

Nakanisaki natie makolo na mayi ya zelo
Nzoka nde na tie makolo na mayi ya poto poto
Faute na nga mabe na ngai na pusa
Komipesa ata na moto oyo nalingiye lelo
Mabe na nga nazalaki aveugle du jour
Nseka kudifelela Pas Ecosse

Nzoto etonda ba probleme cicatrice nzanzoto nanga
Lelo ba bengi nga aveugle du jour
Lelo ba bengi nga moto ako monaka te eh
Na bolingo na ye
Atika nga n’elembo akenda ah, ah

Ngai na soucis ya famille nakoluka kaka lomeya
Nasalisa yanga baleki na sima ah
Na soucis nayo na bongo olukeli ngai ngo
Molangwa, oke mbangu ye, ye, ye, eh

Ngai na famillle ya ba bola nakoluka kaka lomeya
Oderanger la vie na nga
Nakotikela yo mokili odondwa ah

Mabe ewuti nayo oh nga lekiya le grand che
Faute ewuti nayo oh ngai romain-lokua
Olobaki nanga ke yoko balanga ah, ah cherie nanga
Bolingo bomwana pasi eh papa augy

Kisalu kia fua nzambe decker-luchemba
Kolinga bomwana pasi eh freddy-kabi eh, eh, eh
Kisalu kia fua nzambie eh moni dode eh, eh, eh
Moni dode moni dode moni dode, eh, eh

Tala ndenge oponeli nga nzela lilita eh
Pona nini oponelinga nzela ya liwa
Sepona kitoko nayo obosani nzambe
Natongeli yo ndako namotema nanga

Na boyi otelengana yaka mama eh
Nzambe soki likambo oyo ezali ndoto te
Nde opon’eliyo mokolo ya kitoko ya kobotama
Pusa date ya liwa nanga mosika eh
Na vivre na wolo oyo okelii yango na lolenge
Ya moto la vie eternelle la vie eternelle
La vie eternelle eh, eh

Moto malamu omikitisa ah mokili etombolayo
Lokola nakelela yango bako benganga aveugle
Du jour ya nini nga nawela ah a lino matabisi
Matabisi manu ho luvaka ah, ah, ah

Awa yokeyi valantin bore
Pesaka ata elaka na mukukulu nakoya, ah
Mobimba nanga yo, soucis etongeli nga nzoto
Mawa eh pitchou, noumbi

Bolingo ya nani jeanpy, bolakisa oh, oh, oh
Bolingo ya anicet petro guyguy veda oh, oh
Apesi nga ata ya lokalo te eh
Brino kitemona, mawa ah, ah, mawa ah, ah

Sango nayoki na mikili ebomingai nzoto
Bandeko soucis eh
Pongi ekimal nga mama mbeto eko melanga monene
Nzoto ekonda nga nzoto

Yomoto nalingaka yo wana okeyi
Yomoto natiaka motema okeyi eh
Na benga nani, natuna toutou uh roba
Na benga nani, natuna hypo oh mukadi
Na benga nani natuna Akram Bourge
Papa top mukulukulu le he vieux ndika

Ngai na soucis ya famille nakowka kaka lomeya
O derange la vie nanga nakotikela yo
Mokili odondwa ah

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Sheraton by Koffi Olomide (Lyrics)

This is the 8th track from Koffi Olomide’s 1997 album, Ultimatum.

Bibi hi, hi, hi, muana ya shaba

Butu moko mibali kama baloti mwana mwasi oyo
Susi na nga ebandi kotonga sheraton okatiya motema
Vie na nga ya mobula motoyo akela na bolingo o o

Bolingo eza limero ya chausuree mamaa elakate kanga te
Ezala sur mesure tendresse e e souplecitee
Bibi hi, hi, hi, muana ya shaba

Butu moko mibali kama baloti mwana mwasi oyo
Susi na nga ebandi kotonga sheraton okatiya motema
Vie na nga ya mobula motoyo akela na bolingo o o

Bolingo eza limero ya chausuree mamaa elakate kanga te
Ezala sur mesure tendresse e e souplecitee

Ndoto na nga ya butu ya lelo ekomi long metrage
Soki cinema ekozala dramatique interdit pona baye
Balinga te nannu na baye bazwa nanu coup te na

Bolingo ba kipepila ba sentir joie ba kwe echec ee
Ba koki rien bango nde ba jalon balingi basengi na yo
Nga mama teya nga bolingo wuta bo muana motema eyebi

Kofinga te eyebi kotonga te ba kipepila ba sentir joie
Ba kwe echec, ba koki rien
Reponse na yo nazeli lokola niongo mbongo niongo

Batiela ka mayi fufu te
Noki te mayi ekokawuka olali nzala nakombio banga
Ekoma motako est ce que okozonga nayebite

Est ce que okozonga telle est la question?
Ndoto na nga ya butu ya lelo ekomi cochemare soki cinema
Ekozala dramatique interdit pona baye balinga te nanu
Na baye bazwa nanu coup te na bolingo bakipepilaaa ba
Sentir joie ba kwe echeleee bakoki rien
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Fois Cent by Koffi Olomide (lyrics)

This is the 6th track from Koffi Olomid’s 1997 album, Ultimatum

Tout est bien qui finit bien
Oyo ya nga esukaka kaka na nzela ah
Ata batongi, balobi, bangweni
Ba jaser, bolingo na nga etongi
Ekuke na motema na yo na kobimate

Eza sans effet y a ngai nayo
Ya makila na kobimate eh
Po na nini o changer eeh
Nzela ya koleka apres cours
O meseni saki nga mabe eh
Chaque jour otikelaka nga lilala na bonbon

Crayon ya nzambe ezanga gomme
Bolingo ya ngai na yo ezali oeuvre ya nzambe

Bato nyo s o balali pongieh
Ngai na ba chauve-souris loyembo ya mawa ah
Cantique na biso ya monotonie
Ba doleances ezanga solution

Na monoko maloba esili nga ah
Na zingi maboko na kwani moto oh
Bolingo eloko, a plasir yangai
Ekomi lelo, loyembo ya mawa
Maman, tu avais raison

Pona nini o changer
Pona nini o changer
O meseni saki non mabe chaque jour
Otikelaka nga lilala na bonbon

Tout est bien qui finit bien
Oyo ya nga esukaka kaka na nzela
(2)
Jean luc mukoko

Ouh ma ouh meah tobina tchatcha
Yo monano ngoi motshio eeh
Pourquoi ondimi otika nga
Maboko pamba ah

Ouh ma ouh meah tobina tchatcha
Yo monano ngoi motshio eeh
Pourquoi ondimi otika nga
Vraiment sekele eeh

Nani, apesa nga nguya na jala makamwisi

Na multiplier yo fois dix ou fois cent aah
Okoma zomi pona nga moko oh
Cent toi, pour tout seul
Na kima lisumu ya polygammie eh

Mokolo yo okoboya nga eh
Mukoko ooh, zela mokolo ya
Anniversaire na yo francis kiowani
Benga ba masta na yo eh
Pe o-, o ya nga ah
Benga rambo oh parrain ya bolingo

Senga mbanaa na nga cadeau
Cadeau ya li kwangola
Senga papa n’o cadeau ya mutu
Na nga ah
Bokata nga mutu na kufa
Lokola Jean Baptiste
Martyr ya bolingo nayo

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Miss Nicole by Koffi Olomide (Lyrics)

This is the 5th track from Koffi Olomide’s 1997 album, Ultimatum

Ah ngai Miss Nicole nakokate
Nakanga se motema na ba pasi
Oyo ya nga a se po na mefema
Angai kuh nano na linga te
Maman yo nde ya yambo
Olingi okamiso nga denge se po na lingiyo

Na lembi nanga nicole lingondo
Atiki ngai na bota
Ata mamapu na koma ndeke ya zamba e
Je t’en prie tends-moi la main

Nzambe asalaka a mokili na bolingo
Naye nabondeka
Wana okeli biso bato ya mokili

Masumu oyo toko saloka na oyo toko salaka te
Atinde la biso mwana naye jezu masiya
Mabe oyo tokomonaka na oyo tokomonaka te
Po ateya biso bolingo toyeba yango oo, kasi
Bitumba te, bolingo ekoma ka mbeli soki moko
Bato akomio niokolaka moninga naye

E, e, e, e tala ndenge osali nga
Motindo nini y’osali nga boye moni hange motindo
Nini y’omemi likongi ya bolingo nga eh, eh, eh, eh
Je t’en prie tends-moi la main

Nalulaki yo na tangwa ba mamelo, boni lelo
Ozui ezaleli ya mabe bayini banga boyoka pe
Ba tonda esengo nyoso obongisi yanga bolingo

Tokima ne atoombe so lati wadjane
Tongene ngene lokombe lakiso

Atshula tonde
Tokima ne atoombe so lati wadjane
Tongene ngene lokombe lakiso
Atshula tonde
Akanatshu lolongo apongo lemio
Lemio lowa djikita

Akawambotaka wototale sele mbayo lowa djikita
Akamatshu lolongo apongo lemio lemio lowa djikita
Akawambotaka wototale neneye lowas djikita
Lowa djikita lelele, lowa djikita lelele
Lowa djikita okongamba
“Toyemba nicole longondo”

Elengi ya mbonda, ata mosika biso tokokoma
Mokolo esengo, onga na lelaka pur vieux djo nico
Moto ekopela, quartier latin yeye oya papa mukulu kulu
Elengi ya mbonda, faustin batekele
Nzete ya baoba mokolo essengo
“Tobima motutu esengo”

Elengi ya mbonda, bo japonnais na
Bruxelles, eric kenzo, eme tumba, papy I buange
Moto ekopela, o marcelina la parisienne
Elengi mbonda! Mamie linae yena mimiboliki
Mokolo esengo

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Ali Deb’s by Koffi Olomide (Lyrics)

This is the fourth track from Koffi Olomide’s classic 1997 album, Ultimatum

Mpo na yo le grand-che, li debs, na kofela, lelo, lokola
Bana oye ba botamaka na ba cas ya accouchement oyo, ezalaka
Que maman, akufa mwana, abika, balela, libele, ya maman
Kasi nga na kolela bolingo na yo oh oh te ekeyi na mosolo
Entre-temps ngaï awa eeeh

Plein de coucis na motema coran na maboka
Na ko sambela alah azongisela yo bolingo na ngaï o motema
Mpo eposi malamu kozala na yo belle amie

Mpo eko boya yo ekoluke la ngaï mindondo nka ma enh enh
Ah, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh
Je chante chaque matin, chaque soir pour toi, oh oh
Ali ya ya ali ya debs eh
Je chante chaque matin, chaque soir pour toi, oh oh
Ali ya ya ali ya debs

Ali yo oboyinga lelo, olobi nga mwana mabe eh
Eh eh ngo ali na nga zonga
Ali yo oboyi nga lelo, olobi na komi
Demode debs
Eh eh ngo ali na nga yaka

Mabanzo otikela nga, etikala nde souvenir, ba ndoto
Na nga etikala seul facon na nga ya kolinga yo
Souci oti ya na motema na ngra etikala, kosila te
Na mituni soki ya solo doudou yo oko zonge langa kit
Eh ali eh ngo amie na nga eh patrick eh eh eh diamona

Ali yo oboyinga lelo, olobi nga mwana mabe eh
Eh eh ngo ali na nga zonga
Ali yo oboyi nga lelo, olobi na komi
Demode debs
Eh eh ngo ali na nga yaka

Facon ya ko aime elingaka boye yussin levande
Sepeli saka nga yvayo lolola yo moko omilinga ka
Na butu na lalaka te makanisi se epayi okende
Georges mudiangombe yatati mombule

Ali yo oboyinga lelo, olobi nga mwana mabe eh
Eh eh ngo ali na nga zonga
Ali yo oboyi nga lelo, olobi na komi
Demode debs
Eh eh ngo ali na nga yaka

Ih ih ih ih ih moninga talanga na miso to fanda elongo
Kotika ngaï te oh, bakosa, bafinga nga baloba ngaï mwana
Mosala na bango, bakosa, bafinga nga baloba ngako naza
Koluka mosala na loyembo, bakosa ba finga nga baloba ah ah
Nga ho malole oh jado mungombe

Ali yo oboyinga lelo, olobi nga mwana mabe eh
Eh eh ngo ali na nga zonga
Ali yo oboyi nga lelo, olobi na komi
Demode debs
Eh eh ngo ali na nga yaka

Motema na nga, eh eh eh eh
Motema ya viux ndika, eh eh eh eh
La vie na ngaï abarra-mbwa yo bebisi lokola o boma
Tango na komela ki yo, ebonga ki oboya nga wana
Dieudone bonza

Nde temoin a yokaka reponse na yo all
Na lakisaka yo mbanda te
Fidelite na nga omoni zero, na
Kumisaka yo epayi ya bato
Fololo na nga ya motema

Ali yo oboyinga lelo, olobi nga mwana mabe eh
Eh eh ngo ali na nga zonga
Ali yo oboyi nga lelo, olobi na komi
Demode debs
Eh eh ngo ali na nga yaka

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Lilas by Koffi Olomide (Lyrics)

This is the first track from Koffi Olomide’s 1997 album, Ultimatum. Like all the other videos from this album, this one was shot at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.

Soki natali yo na elongi eh
Soki natali yo na elongi eh
Ozalaka mwa hypnotique
Wapi moyen nga naningana
eh nazuwi folie

Bolingo napesi yo ma lilas kidiba kolo ko
Ya mobimba ah ya ndambo te moni soeur ya bien
Bolingo napesi yo ma lilas kidiba kolo ko
Ya mobimba ah ndambo te moni soeur ya ouie ouie

Lelo nga naye osala na nga Nyoso olingi eh
Nalela yo nde mopanzi ya Nzoto na ngai
Beaute na yo eleki kilometre
Certainement oui je sais ekozala yombe ya baye
Ba tonda nzimbu, baye babanzaka bolingo yakosombaka na
Nakoniokwama nyoso nga na ndimi e e eh
Lelo nga naye o sala nanga maso olingi eh
Nalela  yo nde likonzi ya nzoto na nga
Beaute nayo eleki kilometre
Certainement oui je sais ekozala yombe na baye
Ba tonda nzimbu
Baye bazanlaka n’esprit faux yakosomba lilas mbongo
Ngai ko libenga etoboka
Nakonyokwama nionso nandimi e e eh
Ya nga elembete na bolingo yango oyo
Motema nanga na nkasa kongo bololo
Naye kopesa yo yalibela ah pour toujors
Ya nga elembete na bolingo yango oyo
Motema nanga na nkasa kongo bololo
Naye kopesa yo yalibela ah pour toujors

Oh bibi, yanguikale civilisee mmwoh
Paradis na ngai ezali ntima nayo eh
Il suffit opesa nga esika oyo eluti claude pireus, djoh dasilva
Deja na signer oyo nionso ekoki koyela nga nazui folie

Ho maman zala nanu reconnaissante San Tropez oh
Paradis na nga ezalimutima nayo
Il suffit opesa nga esika yo eluti ngenge
Deja na signe oyo nionso ekoki koyela nga ah nazuwi folie

Ho bibi yanguikale civilisee mmwoh
Paradis na nga ezali ntima nayo
Il suffit opesa nga esika oyo elutiJusel mpelaa
Deja na signe oyo nionso ekoki koyelanga nazui folie

Soki na tali yo n’elongi eh

Soki na tali yo n’elongi eh
Ozalaka mwa hypnotique
Wapi moyen nga naningana eh nazui folie

Soki na tali yo n’elongi eh

Soki na tali yo n’elongi eh
Ozalaka mwa hypnotique
Wapi moyen nga naningana eh nazui folie

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5 Kenyans win IAAF Inter-Continental gold


Caleb Ndiku has taken over from Ezekiel Kemboi as the most flambuoyant distance runner

5 Kenyans won gold medals in the 2014 Inter-Continental cup held in Marrakesh Morocco. Each win came with a $30,000 prize as well as bagging 8 points for team Africa.

Boniface Mucheru Tumuti wins gold in 4 X 400m

Kenyan sprinter Boniface Mucheru Tumuti was part of the team Africa 4 X 400m team that upset the form book to in the gold medal at the 2014 IAAF Intercontinental cup.

Tumuti had qualified for the team by winning the bronze medal at the 2014 Africa Athletics championships. In this race, Tumuti ran the first leg. The other members of team Africa were Isaac Makwala of Botswana, Saviour Kombe of Zambia and Wayde Van Nierkerk of South Africa.

Team Africa won in 3:00.02 ahead of Europe and team Americas which had world and Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt.

Glorious Year for Caleb Ndiku

Caleb Ndiku took control of the 3000m race with 4 laps to go and never relinquished the lead despite a determined effort from Europe representative Hayle Ibrahimov. Ndiku won in 7:52.64. Ibrahimov was second in 7:53.14 while former Kenyan Bernard Lagat, representing the Americas was 3rd in 7:53.95

Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku has had one heck of a season. He is the only athlete in world this year to have won at World Indoors, Diamond Race, Inter-Continental Cup and Continental (Euro/African )Championships.

Eunice Sum returns to imperious form

Eunice Sum comprehensively beat the field in the women’s 800m at the 2014 IAAF Intercontinental cup. It was sweet revenge for Sum who had lost to Britain’s Lynsey Sharp and American Ajee Wilson in succesive Diamond league races. This time she beat both of them as they found her pace over the last 100m too hot to handle. In the process she recorded her second fastest time of the year.

2014 has been a glorious season for Sum. She won eleven 800 meter races this year and lost three. She won the African championships and won the Commonwealth games gold.She also won the overall diamond league title that comes with a $40,000 bonus.

 Isaiah Koech bags the 5000m

2013 world championships bronze medalist, Isaiah Koech ran a blistering last lap in 54.09 seconds to win the 5000m and in the process bagged 8 points for team Africa.

Former Kenyan Albert Rop who now represents Bahrain finished 4th for team Asia. It has been a nondescript year for the 20 year old Koech. He did not win any Diamond league races this year but at only 20 years of age, he still has a lot of upside.

Jairus Birech caps a dominant year

Jairus Birech ran a storming 58 second final lap  to win the Continental Cup over Evan Jager in 8:13.18 , thus capping a dominant year.

In 2013, hardly anyone knew who Jairus Birech was. The 3000m steeplechase was still dominated by Ezekiel Kemboi and his closest challenger was the youngster Conselus Kipruto.

In 2014, Jairus Birech has dominated this event thoroghly. He won every diamond league race by significant margins.

Other Medalists

In the men’s 1500m, Asbel Kiprop was upstaged by fellow team Africa member Ayanleh Souleiman who ran the 3rd fastest final lap ever. Kiprop took silver. It has been an up and down year for Kiprop which started with him getting arrested for disorderly behaviour in March. Joyce Chepkirui took silver in the women’s 5000m Julius Yego finished a dissapointing 4th when he tossed the javelin a distance of 83.06 . Fellow team Africa member Ihab El Sayed took gold. Nevertheless it has been a super year for Yego in which he won the Commonwealth and African championships.

Overall Standings

Europe won the overall standings by ammassing 447.5  points. Team Americas was second with 390.0. Africa finished 3rd with points with 339 points. Asia was 4th with points 257.5 points.

 

 

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Kakamega High, Kenya’s top football school

Kakamega high in the dynasty years (1979, 1981, 1983)


The dynastic side that won the national schools title in 1981. And because this was the O-level and A Level era, some of them also played in 1983

The dynasty that is Kakamega high school started in 1979 when they won the national school’s title for the first time ever. The tournament was held at Thika municipal stadium. Kenya goalkeeping legend Washington Muhanji was in the Green commandos squad of 1979 and interestingly he was not the first choice keeper. But Peter Lichungu, the midfielder who would later play a pivotal role for AFC Leopards was. Kakamega would go on to win the title 5 times in a row, retaining the title in 1980 ,1981, 1982 and 1983. The national schools final of 1981 was one of the most epic encounters in the history of Kenya school’s football. That year Kakamega boasted a squad almost all of whom would eventually play for top Kenyan league sides. The likes of Mike Amwayi, Peter Lichungu, Patrick Shilasi, Dan Musuku, Peter Owade Zimbo would later play for the glorious AFC Leopards sides that won the CECAFA club cup 5 times. George Nyangi played for Gor Mahia while Ronald Watsiera later played for Kenya Breweries (now Tusker). They played against a Kisumu boys side that had in its ranks future Gor Mahia midfielder John Okello “Zangi” and future Kisumu Posta keeper, the flambuoyant “Spinks” Mbidha. Kakamega would go on to win on penalties much to the chagrin of the home crowd. In 1983, the Green commandos were literally unstoppable. At the national school games held in Nairobi, they won the tournament, scoring 16 goals and conceding none.

Green Commandos Galaxy of players

Musingu & Iterio briefly Interrupts Kakamega Green Commandos dominance

After winning the national five times, their dominance was finally brought to a brief stop by arch rivals and neighbours Musingu secondary which at the time had future AFC Leopards midfielder Keffa Tasso as well as Mike “Computer” Wambani who would later join the green commandos and a Gor Mahia trialist Arthur Onyango. Musingu would lock Kakamega high out again in 1985 but this time the national title went to Homa Bay high school.  Kakamega recovered to win the title again in 1986. The dominance of Kakamega based sides was interrupted in 1987 with the emergence of Iterio secondary from Gusii which boasted a line-up half of which was playing for national league side Shabana. Kakamega had beaten Iterio in the 1986 final. At the time Kakamega baosted a star sided line-up with national league players like Mike “Computer” Wambani who joined from Musingu, But the Gusii based sice, boasting future national team players like Mike Okoth in goal and Henry Motego, walked away with their one and only national title. And they did it at Bukhungu stadium, the home of the Green commandos

Kakamega high recovers in 1989 and 1990


The superb team that won the national school’s title in 1989

Kakamega high would win regain the title they lost to Iterio in 1989. The side Kakamega fielded in 1989 is one of the strongest school teams ever fielded in Kenya. From that team, keeper Mike Kisaghi played for Maziwa FC before joining Gor Mahia. Midfielder Hezron Osuka was a true pass-master. He captained the Kenya schools team that toured Zambia in 1988. He later joined Gor Mahia. Another midfielder Tony Lwanga became one of the best playmakers in Kenya during the 1990s. Striker Joash Okongo established himself as one of the best strikers in the national league. He played for KTM before Joining Gor Mahia in 1992. Mike Wambani was one of the most talented players in the league. He played for Motcom and would have gone far in football, but his career was hampered by knee injuries. Isaac Kwoba, Sylvanus Bulinda and Reginald Asibwa also became stalwart players in the national league.

Chris Makokha, the brains behind the Green commandos

During the years between 1980 and 1990, Kakamega high school won the national title an incredible seven times ! The brains behind the success was coach Chris Makokha who was most responsible for scouting and recruiting players then grooming them into national calibre players. His training even included video sessions, a rarity in school football. Makokha is no doubt the  the best grassroots and youth coach Kenya has ever produced. In addition to coaching the green commandos, he also coached Motcom (sometimes known as MoW) in the national league and also ran a youth team in Kakamega town.

Kakamega High school in the 1990s

Kakamega Green commandos in the millenium years


The Kakamega Green commandos side that won the national title in 2014

 Video of Kakamega high vs Kisumu day: National finals 2014


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