Tag Archives: harambee stars

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

Posted in Kenya Football articles and profiles, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mwendwa’s defence of Okumbi doesn’t make sense

I moved!!! I moved to a new place. Your browser should automatically take you there in 10 seconds. If it doesn’t plase go to http://my.newplace.com/ The Kenya national team recently concluded a tour of Asia during which their performance was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mwendwa’s defence of Okumbi does not make sense

The Kenya national team recently concluded a tour of Asia during which their performance was sub par. A loss to Iraq was followed by another loss to Thailand, a team that was ranked 49 places below Kenya in the FIFA … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Win over Congo shows importance of quality friendlies

On Sunday June-5-2016, Kenya’s Harambee Stars registered their first win of the 2017 Africa Nations cup when they beat Congo 2-1. But Harambee Stars were not just victorious, they played much better than they have played of late, and were … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary | Tagged | Leave a comment

Kenya never stood a chance against Guinea Bissau

The 2017 Africa Nations cup home and away series against Guinea Bissau was labeled a do or die encounter. Kenya had to win both matches to keep their hopes of qualifying alive. There was some optimism given that Guinea Bissau … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Harambee Stars can go places if supported

Against all odds, Kenya’a Harambee Stars pulled off a shock 1-0 win over Cape Verde in the opening match of the 2018 World cup qualifiers. No one gave Kenya a chance given the shoddy preparations in which the players assembled … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged | 1 Comment

Bobby Williamson’s salary: A case of misplaced priorities

The East African Standard recently announced that Harambee Stars coach Bobby Williamson is paid a monthly salary of Ksh 2.5 million per month. This is equivalent to US $ 23726.05 per month. This is a staggering amount by any standards. … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Coach Bobby Williamson shows a glimpse of his ability

The Kenya U23 team under Bobby Williamson beat the Botswanan counterparts 4-1 in a 2016 Olympics qualifier. The one however was not enough as Kenya had lost the first leg 0-3. This happened thanks to shambolic travel arrangements by the … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Poor FKF organization wrecks Kenya’s hopes

For the umpteenth time, Kenya football fans were subjected to yet another humiliation. This time it was against Botswana in a 2016 Olympics qualifier. Kenya went down 0-3 in the first leg match played in Gaborone. All three goals were … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

AFCON 2017: Will Kenya repeat the same mistakes

For the 2017 Africa Nations cup, Kenya has been handed a difficult qualifying path. They must navigate a difficult group E that includes Congo-Brazzaville, Zambia and Guinea Bissau. The top two teams will automatically qualify for the 16 team tournament … Continue reading

Posted in Kenya Football News and Commentary, Kenya Sports news and commentary | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment