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Ushuru return to winning ways as Nairobi Stima fall

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Vihiga United revives KPL survival hopes

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Vihiga United out to chop off Ushuru lead

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Chemelil Sugar 'suspend' 10 players

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Gor Mahia forward delights in fine form

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Nesto starts as Zoo name team to play Posta Rangers

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Vihiga United maintain top spot as Nairobi Stima fall

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Gor Mahia have new fan in former Everton player – VIDEO
By DAVID KWALIMWA Gor Mahia has won over former Everton midfielder Leon Osman for an outstanding performance that so the club winning the SportPesa Premier League for a record 16th time. The Englishman was also privileged to join the SportPesa Premier League champions for lunch at the famed Mama Oliech restaurant in Nairobi on Thursday. Leon Osman went for lunch at renown Mama Oliech restaurant where he engaged @OfficialGMFC players and the coach commending them for winning their 16th @SPL_Kenya title attributing their performance to the exposure from the friendly match held in Tanzania against Everton pic   Read More ...
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Champions Gor Mahia present injured defender with KPL trophy and medal
Gor Mahia chairman, Ambrose Rachier led members of his technical staff to defender Karim Nizigiyimana’s house in Nairobi to present him with the 2017 Kenyan Premier League trophy and his personal medal.   Read More ...
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Former coach Hall denies linking Leopards officials to corruption cartel
By DAVID KWALIMWA Former AFC Leopards coach Stewart Hall has denied implicating club officials in corruption. The Englishman who managed the club for a seven month spell that commenced in November 2016, spoke to Nairobi News on Thursday, moments after sections of the media quoted him as suggesting club officials received a cut from salaries and signing on fees payable to players employed by the club   Read More ...
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Ushuru return to winning ways as Nairobi Stima fall
Ushuru FC made a gigantic step towards the Kenyan Premier League after downing Palos 2-0. The Ken Kenyatta coached side needed maximum points to ensure they remain on top after last week’s shock 2-1 defeat against Nairobi City Stars. Related KCB ended Nairobi Stima's hopes of making it to the top three after emerging 3-1 victorious. The bankers hit the back of the net in the 8th minute courtesy of Simon Abuko   Read More ...
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Celtic Foundation and New Balance kit 50 Kibera teams
Glasgow-based Celtic Foundation and kit manufacturer New Balance have donated football jerseys to teams in Nairobi’s Kibera. Betting giants Dafabet, shirt sponsors of Scottish giants Celtic FC, facilitated the event on Saturday bringing to 50 the number of grass root teams in Kibera to have benefited from the initiative dubbed ‘#turudigame.’ The initiative seeks to re-introduce competitive football and talent search in Kenya   Read More ...
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Vihiga Utd captain leads tight NSL top scorers chart
Okullo shot Vihiga United to second place last Wednesday in a 2-0 win over Nairobi City Stars in midweek at the Mumias Sports Complex The competitive nature of the lower National Super League side is not only in the race for promotion. Top four teams, Ushuru, Vihiga United, Wazito and KCB are separated by only two points, leaving them all angling for promotion to the Kenyan Premier League next season with only three games left to the end of the season   Read More ...
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NSL top dogs out for maximum points
Leaders Ushuru who are at the summit of the 19-team table will be away at Kisumu to play Palos. The tax men fell 2-1 against Nairobi City Stars in their last outing, and coach Ken Kenyatta is hoping his side will have the guts to bounce back from that shocking defeat.KCB will be playing Nairobi Stima in another high profile. The Bankers are fourth with 70 points, and any slip up against the power men might as well kill their promotion hopes   Read More ...
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Gor Mahia full statement on defender's injury
Gor Mahia defender Karim Nizigiyimana will be out of action for at least three months after picking an injury during the Kenya Premier League against Mathare United. Champions Gor lost the match 1-0. The club, terming the Mathare tie 'disastrous' confirmed that the Burundian underwent a surgery in a Nairobi hospital and will be discharged on Saturday. KoGalo wished their star quick recovery   Read More ...
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Vihiga United revives KPL survival hopes
Vihiga beat Nairobi City Stars 2-0 at Mumias Sports Complex to move within a point off leaders, Ushuru on 41 points. Ochieng shot Vihiga to the lead in the 19th min before Okullo doubled the victors’ advantage 10 minutes to the final whistle. Related Okullo’s celebration was, however, cut short by a booking after he was shown a yellow card for unsporting behavior   Read More ...
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Vihiga United out to chop off Ushuru lead
Vihiga United could move within a point of league leaders Ushuru with a win against Nairobi City Stars in a rescheduled FKF National Super League matches slated for Wednesday. GOtv Shield losing semi-finalist, Vihiga are currently fourth on the log with 68 points from 32 matches and they will need to work hard in Mumias, knowing that a win will revive their chances of gaining promotion to the Kenyan Premier League next season   Read More ...
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AFC Leopards match get new venue, date
AFC Leopards match against Chemelil Sugar has been moved from Machakos to Nairobi. Ingwe were scheduled to host the Millers at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on November 11 but the tie has since been moved back to the city. This follows unavailability of Kenyatta Stadium on the said date. The match will also take place on Sunday and not Saturday   Read More ...
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Chemelil Sugar 'suspend' 10 players
The 10 whom our source requested to be hidden, failed to travel back in time to Chemelil early this week to prepare Tusker match Chemelil Sugar have dropped 10 players for their weekend match against Kakamega Homeboyz. has reliably learnt that the Millers will use the same squad that labored to a 1-1 draw against Tusker last Wednesday in Nairobi. The 10 whom our source requested to be hidden, failed to travel back in time to Chemelil early this week to prepare Tusker match   Read More ...
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Chemelil Sugar 'suspends' 10 players
The 10 whom our source requested to be hidden, failed to travel back in time to Chemelil early this week to prepare Tusker match Chemelil Sugar have dropped 10 players for their weekend match against Kakamega Homeboyz. has reliably learnt that the Millers will use the same squad that labored to a 1-1 draw against Tusker last Wednesday in Nairobi. The 10 whom our source requested to be hidden, failed to travel back in time to Chemelil early this week to prepare Tusker match   Read More ...
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Gor Mahia-Western Stima ticketing info out
Ticketing information for the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), pitting champions Gor Mahia against Western Stima scheduled for Wednesday 1 November atMoi Sports Center Kasarani has been released. The two sides face off in a round of 32 clash as the 2017 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season nears its end. The match was initially set to be played at Moi Stadium in Kisumu but Gor decided to move the clash to Nairobi   Read More ...
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Bandari FC caught up in post-election skirmishes
By DAVID KWALIMWA Bandari Football Club players and technical bench on Monday night escaped unhurt after the team was caught up in post-election skirmishes in Ahero town, Kisumu county. Speaking to Nairobi News on phone, team manager Edward Oduor confirmed that the team was forced to seek refuge at Ahero police station after being attacked by a gang of youth. Mr Oduor said the team bus was blocked from accessing Kisumu town by dozens of youth who had barricaded the Kericho-Kisumu highway with stones   Read More ...
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Gor Mahia forward delights in fine form
The 2010 Kenyan Premier League MVP is once again back to his best after experiencing a slump that saw him feature for Nairobi City Stars at some point. A lot of speculation regarding his dip in form made rounds with some writing him off completel but the speedy forward is back and the former Randers FC man says he chose to ignore the negative vibe and work on his comeback   Read More ...
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Gor Mahia's coronation set for November 18 - Capital Sports
Gor Mahia will officially be handed their 2017 Kenyan Premier League title on the last day of the season, November 18, when they play Sony Sugar at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu. The club and the Kenyan Premier League have confirmed that all logistical arrangements will be done to ensure the process is smooth, even as it emerged that plans to have the ceremony done at the bigger Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi did not bear fruit   Read More ...
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FKF cancels Rwanda friendly, to play Zambia - Capital Sports
The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has announced the cancellation of the national team’s friendly match against Rwanda’s Amavubi initially set for November 11 and will instead play Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Nairobi on November 14. Rwanda will be facing Ethiopia in a 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) two-legged qualification match and have asked to pull out of the tie as head coach Antoine Hey focuses on getting the Amavubi into next year’s CHAN in Morocco   Read More ...
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New venue, time for Gor Mahia, Stima clash
Gor had booked Moi Stadium for the clash but have since opted to shift the clash to Nairobi. The change in venue has been communicated by KPL in a communique to media houses. -Please note that the venue of the Gor Mahia vs Western Stima match, to be played on Wednesday, 01 November 2017, has been changed to Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani   Read More ...
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National under 20 women’s soccer team report to camp in Machakos
National under 20 women’s soccer team is set to report to camp this Saturday in Machakos, ahead of the first leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana slated for 3rd November in Accra. The return leg will be played on 17th November in Nairobi.   Read More ...
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Atudo missing as Posta release team to play Zoo
Posta Rangers head coach Sammy Omollo has named his team that will take on Zoo FC in a Kenyan Premier League match on Monday 23 October at Ruaraka Stadium in Nairobi. Patrick Matasi continues between the posts and in the absence of suspended Joackins Atudo, Charles Odette and Luke Ochieng will partner at the heart of defense with Simon Mbugua and Titus Achesa lining up in the right and left fullbacks positions respectively   Read More ...
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Nesto starts as Zoo name team to play Posta Rangers
Zoo FC head coach Sammy Okoth has named his team that will take on Posta Rangers in a Kenyan Premier League match on Monday 23 October at Ruaraka Grounds in Nairobi. Vincent Misikhu starts between the posts and he will be shielded by Gideon Kibet, Sabiri Sindani, Dominic Ouma and Isaac Kipyegon. Danson Namasaka, Geoffrey Gichana, Mike Madoya and Dennis Otieno will run strings in midfield while Nicholas Kipkirui and Ernest 'Nesto' Kipkoech have been tasked with goals hunt   Read More ...
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Tusker FC move to second place in Sportpesa Premier League
Tusker FC have moved up to second on the Sportpesa Premier League table after beating Nakumatt 1-0 at the Ruaraka grounds in Nairobi. The Tusker verses Nakumatt game was the only match played today after the tie between Muhoroni Youth and Zoo Kericho was moved to tomorrow.   Read More ...
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Palos earn hard fought win over City stars
Palos FC has registered a frantic win over Nairobi City Stars at Moi Stadium, Kisumu in a National Super League clash on October 11, 2017. Bobic Waiswa opened the score for the hosts in the 39th minute after pulling a strong long range shot. Waiswa added his second for Palos in the hour mark with Benedictor Jacob adding the third for Hezbon Nyabinge's side thirteen minutes later   Read More ...
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Tusker, Sharks fire blanks at Ruaraka - Capital Sports
Kariobangi Sharks and Kenyan Premier League defending champions Tusker FC replicated their result from the first leg, drawing 0-0 in the return fixture on Wednesday afternoon at the Ruaraka Complex in Nairobi. The first half had a flurry of chances for both sides but none could convert, while the second half though with chances far and in between hugely had a drop in pace   Read More ...
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Matano vows to guide Ingwe to shield title - Capital Sports
AFC Leopards boss Robert Matano is not mincing his words ahead of October 20’s GOtv Shield final against Kariobangi Sharks in Nairobi, laying it bare that he will be throwing his entire arsenal to ensure Ingwe finish the season with some respect. The two teams faced each other on Saturday in Machakos in a Kenyan Premier League match, a dress rehearsal for their titanic battle on Mashujaa Day, but it was a tad less inspiring   Read More ...
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Vihiga United maintain top spot as Nairobi Stima fall
Nairobi Stima will have to revise their tactics again after failing to collect positive result at Camp Toyoyo on Saturday. The Powermen were defeated 2-0 by Wazito, who are making gigantic strides towards the top three bracket. Patrick Ndwiga was sent off following two cautions, and the Frank Ouna led side capitalized on the numerical advantage top score courtesy of Denis Gicheru, who slotted in from the penalty spot, with Zachary Gathu doubling the advantage later on   Read More ...
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Nigeria aim for a win against Zambia to qualify for World Cup
Nigeria will qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia should they beat Zambia on Saturday at home in the African Qualifiers. The Super Eagles top Group B with 10 points, 3 ahead of 2nd placed Chipolopolo who have 7 points. Africa Champions Cameroon lie 3rd with 3 points, with Algeria bottom with a point. Black Stars of Ghana who held a 4 day residential camp in Nairobi must beat Uganda on Saturday in Kampala in order to stand any chance of securing a ticket to Russia. Group leaders Egypt will play Congo in the other group E encounter on Sunday   Read More ...
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Barcabona crowned Nairobi Fustal champions
Barcabona FC hammered Suswa Stars 4-1 to be crowned champions of Nairobi Futsal Experience 5-aside tournament at Valley Arcade on Saturday. 24 teams battled it out to win prizes from MallforAfrica, a global e-commerce firm that connects African’s to over 180 US & UK stores. Related “We wanted to begin a trend of bringing together the football community in Nairobi, to showcase their talents and get access to affordable quality gear and merchandise from the UK and US,” said Naomi Konditi-Kivuvani, the MallforAfrica Kenya Country Manager   Read More ...
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Olympic on fire
Mombasa Olympic harvested maximum points at home after they drubbed Soccer Queens from Nairobi 5-1 during the FKF Kenya Women Premier League match played at KPA Mbaraki Sports Club on Sunday October 2017. Smarting from a 6-0 victory over Soccer Sisters the previous day, Olympic went offensive from the word go and opened the floodgates in the 10th minute through Elizabeth Katungwa before she completed a brace in the 23rd minute   Read More ...
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Vihiga United fall as Nairobi City Stars return to winning ways
KCB maintained their chase for promotion with a 3-2 win away at Palos, while Nakuru All Stars and Bidco United ended in draw National Super League side Vihiga United sufffered a shock defeat to Kibera Black Stars on Saturday. The Western-based side fell 2-1 at home. Kigadi Amos put the visitors ahead in the 5th minute, but Henry Onyango's brace in the 35th and 82nd minute gave the visitors maximum points   Read More ...
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Gor Mahia 2-1 Sofapaka FC: K'Ogalo inch closer to a record title
Gor Mahia maintained their push for the Kenyan Premier League crown after they upset Sofapaka 2-1 on Wednesday. The Kenyan Premier League mid-week action had observed two draws in Nairobi and Nakuru. Mathare United battled to hold nine-time champions, AFC Leopards to a barren draw at Kasarani. In Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium, things were not any different for former champions, Ulinzi Stars, who were also forced to share the spoil with relegation candidate, Thika United in yet another scoreless draw   Read More ...
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The UoN football team may play Manchester City in future
The Nairobi University football team may, in the near future, play English Premier League leaders Manchester City in a friendly match after it entered into a partnership with Tecno mobile Company.   Read More ...
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FKF to appeal court ruling on 16 KPL teams - Capital Sports
Following an order by a Nairobi High Court directing the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to be composed of 16 teams, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) says they will appeal the ruling. While acknowledging the receipt of the decision, FKF declared that they remain committed to discharging their duties and will not be distracted by the ongoing effort by a section of former Football Administrators, referring to former federation president Sam Nyamweya who filed the petition   Read More ...
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Sports wrap (UoN Football team may play Manchester City)
The Nairobi University football team may, in the near future, play English Premier League leaders Manchester City in a friendly match after it entered into a partnership with Tecno mobile Company.   Read More ...
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Confusion as court orders for 16-team KPL - Capital Sports
The High Court in Nairobi on Thursday ordered that the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) be composed of 16 teams, and Football Kenya Federation’s (FKF) promotion of four teams from the National Super League is null and void. The ruling consequently overturns the decision by the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) earlier in the year that allowed the expansion of the top tier to an 18-team format   Read More ...
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Team work key in football, says German legend Matthaus
German football legend Lothar Matthaus believes African teams regularly fail to perform on the big stage because every player in the squad wants to be the hero. Speaking on Wednesday at Mathare Youth Sports Association in Nairobi during a coaching clinic organised by Pay-Tv service provider StarTimes, Matthaus said players should embrace team work and selflessness to succeed with their national teams   Read More ...
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NSL: Ushuru reap big as Nairobi City Stars fall
Ushuru FC needed a 37th minute strike by Andrew Murunga to down fellow promotion hopefuls Wazito FC by at Camp Toyoyo Four matches were played on Monday in the National Super League across the country. Ushuru FC needed a 37th minute strike by Andrew Murunga to down fellow promotion hopefuls Wazito by a solitary goal at Camp Toyoyo. Prior to the match, the Ken Kenyatta led side had fallen 2-1 to St Josephs and drawn away to Modern Coast Rangers   Read More ...
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Sakaja chides Sifuna, says he is ready to become AFC Leopards patron
By DAVID KWALIMWA Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja has taken a dig at his opponent Edwin Sifuna while also declaring he is ready to patronize AFC Leopards. The youthful politician was responding to a plea by club’s officials during a crisis meeting involving players at a Nairobi hotel on Saturday. The players have been on strike since Wednesday, and are demanding to have their accrued training allowances and match winning bonuses totaling Sh1   Read More ...
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AFC whip Zoo as troubled Tusker fall to Sony - Capital Sports
Defending champions Tusker FC succumbed to a 2-0 defeat away to Sony Sugar as AFC Leopards beat hosts Zoo Kericho 3-1 in the Kenyan Premier League matches played on Sunday. In Nairobi, high flying Sofapaka thrashed visitors Chemelil Sugar 4-1 in a match that the Sugar Millers finished with 10 men. The win for Batoto ba Mungu saw them sit second with 41 points, six points behind leaders and record 15-time champions Gor Mahia who have a match at hand   Read More ...
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