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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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Now that Harambee stars are eliminated, they have friendlies

When Harambee stars were in the throes of trying to qualify for the 2015 Africa Nations cup the players pleaded for proper preparations. Senior players , most notably Victor Wanyama and Dennis Oliech pleaded for friendly matches. Some of the … Continue reading

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Dear Oliech: This may be your last chance dont waste it

Harambee stars Fans read with dismay the news this week that top striker Dennis Oliech has been dropped from the team to meet Comoros in the return leg of the 2015 AFCON qualifiers. And he was not dropped because of … Continue reading

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Kenya given good opportunity to qualify for cup of nations

For the 2015 Africa Cup of nations, Kenya has been handed what seems like a very manageable qualification draw. They will play minnows Comoros in the preliminary round. Should they beat Comoros, they will then play the winner of the … Continue reading

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Kenya Harambee Stars at the 2002 CECAFA cup

Going into the 2002 CECAFA cup, it had been 19 years since Kenya had won this tournament. Coach Jacob Ghost Mulee called in re-inforcements from Kenya’s Europe based core. Among them was skipper Robert Mambo who at the time played … Continue reading

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Dennis Oliech: Kenya’s greatest striker ever

Dennis Oliech, is without a doubt the most accomplished striker Kenya has ever produced. As we write, he is the only Kenyan striker to maintain a position in the starting lineup in a team in a major European league. He … Continue reading

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