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Ingwe seals GOtv Shield semi slot after overpowering Wazito

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33 total views, 33 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH AUG 2017-AFC leoprads proofed strong for Wazito FC in a Sheild cup match played at the Nyayo stadium on Sunday 20th Aug to book a slot into semi finals.Alexis Kitenge’s hatrick of penalties and Marcelus ‘Adebayor’ Ingotsi’s brace helped AFC Leopards to a healthy 7-1 win over National […]

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English premier league enters second week as the new season take shape

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155 total views, 15 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-English premier league enters the second week this weekend with the new season taking shape.Today (Saturday 19th Aug)sees  various rival teams meeting in a show of mighty as each seeks to assert its  Authority.Here are Today’s top notch matches timings are in east African time: Swansea City […]

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Sportpesa premier league continues this weekend, with Mouthwatering matches going down

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174 total views, 9 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-Local  top  league sportpesa premier league continue today (Saturday  19th August) with mouth watering matches going down at various venues across the country.Here is Today’s list: Muhoroni Youth FC VS Gor Mahia 19 Aug, 15:00 Premier League Thika United VS Nzoia Sugar FC 19 Aug, 15:00 Premier […]

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Barcelona to wear black armband

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102 total views, 7 views today BY SAMSON MBII,18TH AUG 2017-Barcelona will wear black armbands for their match at the Camp Nou on Sunday following the attack in the city on Thursday in which a van plowed into pedestrians, causing at least 13 deaths. The Catalan club will also hold a minute’s silence before their league opener […]

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Christian Pulisic says NO to Liverpool

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142 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,17TH AUG 2017-Christian Pulisic has revealed that  he is happy at Borussia Dortmund amid renewed rumours he could join Liverpool. Pulisic, who signed a new contract in January following his breakthrough season at Dortmund has once again been linked with Liverpool, who made an attempt to sign the winger […]

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Chelsea ‘not giving up on Alex Sandro, want Juve star to lodge transfer request’

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134 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII/SOURCES,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Chelsea are reportedly confident that Alex Sandro wants to move to Stamford Bridge, but they may need the full-back to submit a transfer request. The Brazilian has been linked to the defending Premier League champions all summer, but Juventus have rebuffed the Blues’ advances. Bids of £52m […]

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Anthony Martial’s cousin insists Frenchman will stay at Manchester United

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127 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Anthony Martial‘s cousin Jema has insisted that the attacking player will not leave Manchester United this summer. The Frenchman had a stuttered season in the 2016-17 campaign, having to prove his ability to manager Jose Mourinho in order to gain a regular starting spot. Martial, who cost […]

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Chelsea hit by Confusion over transfers

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118 total views, 7 views today BY SAMSON MBII,15TH AUG 2017-After a season in which they dominated the Premier League, winning the title by seven points, Chelsea are looking far from comfortable after just one game of the new campaign. The 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday, in a game where Chelsea ended with nine men on […]

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We played with confidence,Mourinho says after their 4- 0 win over West Ham

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30 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII/SKY SPORTS,13TH AUG 2017-Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says it was a quality performance full of confidence after their convincing 4-0 victory over West Ham at Old Trafford. Their Premier League campaign started with a bang at Old Trafford, with new striker Romelu Lukaku scoring twice before Anthony Martial […]

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Watford 3-3 Liverpool: Miguel Britos’ stoppage-time strike denies Reds win

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80 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII,12TH AUG 2017-Miguel Britos struck deep into stoppage time as Watford secured a late point following a 3-3 draw with Liverpool at Vicarage Road on Saturday. The Premier League returned in thrilling fashion on Friday night with Arsenal’s dramatic 4-3 win over Leicester and the goals continued to flow […]

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West Brom boss signs contract extension

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10 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,11TH AUG 2017– West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at the Hawthorns until 2019. The Baggies’ manager’s current deal was due to run until the end of the 2017-18 season, which kicks off on Friday. Pulis says he is […]

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Barcelona’s bid for Ousmane Dembele

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21 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,10TH AUG 2017-Borussia Dortmund have rejected  Barcelona’s bid for forward Ousmane Dembele.The Germany side have confirmed they have turned down an offer from Barcelona. The 20 year old, who was not given permission to miss Thursday’s training, has been a target for Barca since Neymar joined Paris Saint […]

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Chelsea hopeful of signing Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk.

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9 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,4TH AUG 2017-The Blues are reportedly optimistic that they are close to acquiring Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk. Sources says  the reigning Premier League champions are hopeful to acquire Dutchman before the new season commences and have accordingly prepared a £50m bid, which they believe will be accepted.Chelsea […]

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Western Stima beats AFC Leopards 1-0 in an KPL match

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34 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,29TH JULY 2017-Western Stima handed Robert Matano his first defeat since his return at AFC Leopards, the visitors edging the 13-time champions 1-0 in a Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match played at the Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday 29TH July. Ezekiel Otuoma made call the difference striking in the […]

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Arsenal too strong for Benfica as it records 5-2 in emirates cup encounter

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29 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,29TH JULY 2017-Arsenal  proofed to powerful for Benfica on Saturday 29th July registering  a 5-2 win  in the Emirates Cup  match.  Arsenal started well and dominated the game but it was Benfica who broke the deadlock in 10 minutes of play. Captain Mertesacker deflected Cervi’s low shot past […]

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Rugby fraternity plunged into mourning yet again as James Kilonzo is shot

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36 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,25TH JULY 2017-KCB rugby team has lost one of its promising player after James Kilonzo was shot dead in Nairobi Monday night.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has established that  Kilonzo was killed by unknown assailants at an MPESA shop in Kasarani,Nairobi.According to Kilonzo’s elder brother Peter Kilonzo who is  also  plays for  KCB  […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Singapore hospital to visit Valencia owner Peter Lim’s daughter after she gave birth.

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35 total views, 7 views today BY SAMSON MBII,21ST JULY 2017-Cristiano Ronaldo stopped off at a hospital in Singapore on Friday to visit with Valencia owner Peter Lim, whose daughter Kim has just given birth. Ronaldo was greeted by hundreds of fans hunting autographs as he arrived at Thomson Medical Hospital after Kim gave birth to a […]

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Alvaro Morata passes Chelsea medical ahead of move from Real Madrid

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34 total views, 6 views today BY SKY SPORTS/SAMSON MBII,21ST JULY 2017-Alvaro Morata has passed a medical ahead of his move to Chelsea from Real Madrid, according to Sky sources. Morata is expected to join Antonio Conte’s squad in Singapore this weekend as they continue their preparations for the new Premier League season. The 24-year-old exclusively told […]

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Tusker, Posta Rangers register win in friendlies

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21 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH JULY 2017– Tusker FC  overpowered  Ushuru FC at  friendly  match staged on Thursday 20  beating it  3-0  played at Ruaraka Grounds . Tanzanian winger Abdul Hassan gave the home side a lead after 10 minutes of play while Paul Odhiambo doubled the lead from the penalty spot. […]

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City sign fullback Walker from Spurs

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21 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,14TH JULY 2017-Manchester City have completed the signing of England fullback Kyle Walker from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year contract, the club said on Friday. British media reported the fee for the 27-year-old was £50 million, making him the world’s joint most expensive defender along […]

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Gor Mahia beaten 2-1 by Everton in Dar e salaam

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19 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,13TH JULY 2017-Everton FC   has won  against  Gor Mahia 2-1 in international friendly staged at  the Tanzania National Stadium in Dar es Salaam Thursday 13th July. The opening hour characterized in tense and sloppy play burst to action when Rooney produced a ‘did-you-see-that’ moment with a stunning strike […]

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It is all systems go for the IAAF World Under-18 championships in Nairobi

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33 total views, 2 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2017-Its all systems go for the IAAF World Under-18 championships that kicks off Wednesday 12th July at the Moi sports center Kasarani Nairobi. The Nairobi 2017 competitions mark the last edition of the iconic  championships that have been held in nine other countries since the inaugural event in […]

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Gor Mahia arrive in Dares-Salaam ahead of their Everton Match on Thursday

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12 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2017-Kenya Premier League side Gor Mahia has arrived in  Tanzania  ahead of their match with EPL club  Everton planned for Thursday 13th  at Uhuru Stadium in Dares – Salaam . The Green Army booked the date with the Toffees after clinching their Super Cup title back in […]

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Lukaku has completed record move to Manchester United

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12 total views, 1 views today BY SANSON MBII,AFP,10TH JULY 2017-Romelu Lukaku officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United on Monday for a reported fee of £75 million ($97m, 85.5m euros), a record deal between British clubs. The 24-year-old Belgian international striker, Everton’s record Premier League goalscorer, signed a five-year deal after passing his medical […]

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Wayne Rooney at Everton to finalize move

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15 total views, no views today SAMSON MBII,8TH JULY 2017-Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has arrived at Everton’s training ground ahead of a proposed move back to his former club. The transfer is believed to be part of a £100m deal that will see Romelu Lukaku head in the other direction to Old Trafford (Rooney is said […]

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Transfer beat:Everton complete the signing of Michael Keane

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22 total views, 4 views today BY SAMSON MBII,3RD JULY 2017-Everton complete the signing of Michael Keane from Burnley for a fee that could rise to a club record-equalling £30m.The process of aquiring the player has been on for close to  amonth now and finally a breakthrough has been achieved.He will be expected to bolster Evertone’s  defense. […]

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Germany Beat Chile 1-0 to clinch Confed cup title

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19 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,2ND JULY 2017-Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in, following a costly first-half blunder by Marcelo Diaz, was enough to give Germany a 1-0 win over Chile in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday 2nd July. Diaz’s momentary lapse in concentration let Timo Werner rob him of possession, draw the goalkeeper and […]

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AFC Leopards suffers another humiliating loss in the hands of kariobangi sharks

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13 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,CORRESPONDENT 1ST JULY 2017-AFC Leopards  suffered yet another embarrassing defeat    in the hands of  Kariobangi Sharks after being beaten  2-0 in a Kenyan Premier League match at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru County on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Leopards will blame themselves  for making obvious blunders   in the first a […]

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Sakata ball returns back after five years under new name

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34 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,29TH JUNE,2017-Sakata ball soccer tournament which  has been  on break for the last five years  has returned  after  its re-launch on Thursday 29th June  in Nairobi . The launch has been made possible after  a partnership was signed between mobile phone service providers safaricom and  football Kenya federation […]

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Chile beats Portugal 3-0 to sail through to the finals of Confederations cup

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28 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,28TH JUNE,2017-Chile beat Portugal 3-0 on penalties in the Fifa Confederations Cup semifinal after the match ended goalless on Wednesday.   The results now means that Chile will meet the winner of the Match between Germany and Mexco to be staged at  Fisht Stadium on Thursday. The match […]

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Chile out to check Ronaldo as they meet Portugal in Confederations Cup semifinal tonight

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30 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,28TH JUNE,2017– Chile will try to curb Portugal’s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo tonight as  the two clubs meet in  Confederations Cup semifinal with the goal-ace in rich form despite the tax storm brewing in Spain. The 32-year-old converted a penalty in Saturday’s 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand to claim his […]

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KCB to train in South Africa

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27 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,27TH JUNE,2017-Kenya cup and Enterprise cup champions KCB RFC  are expected to  leave the country on Thursday  29TH June for  a training session    in South Africa ahead of  the new season where the KCB Lions will be defending the two trophies. The training  is expected to  expose the […]

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Confederations cup:Germany thrashes Cameroon 3-1

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30 total views, 8 views today  BY SAMSON MBII,25TH JUNE,2017-Germany thrashed Cameroon by 3 goals to 1 in a controversial game staged on Sunday 25th June.The Indomitable Lions started the game in  high spirits  controlling the pitch for the  better part of first half. They had nearly all the clear cut chances despite having a lower possession […]

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Portugal, Mexico, Russia to battle it out for semi-final slots

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14 total views, 1 views today   BY  AFP SOCHI Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday’s clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to confirm their passage into next week’s Confederations Cup semi-finals. Ronaldo brushed off allegations of tax evasion in Spain with man-of-the-match performances in the 2-2 draw with Mexico […]

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Mohamed Salah having Liverpool medical ahead of proposed transfer

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21 total views, 4 views today BY SKY SPORTS/SAMSON MBII,22ND JUNE,2017-,Mohamed Salah was  set to complete his move to Liverpool  Thursday 22nd June. Roma forward Mohamed Salah is having a medical ahead of his proposed £34m move to Liverpool. The 25-year-old will later head to Liverpool’s Melwood training ground in order to complete the formalities of his […]

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Tom Juma replaces Stewart Hall as AFC Leopards head coach

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17 total views, 4 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE,2017-Tom Juma has  replaced immediate former Head Coach, Stewart Hall as the new AFC Leopards coach for the remainder of the 210/18 season. The former captain’s ascent to the most exacting job at the Den confirms the exit of Dorian Marin who was odds on to replace immediate […]

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Bernard Mang’oli officially joins Sofapaka

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12 total views, no views today BY  SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI, 21ST JUNE 2017-Sports pesa premier league   club Sofapaka who are the 2009 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions  have  officially completed the signing of AFC Leopards captain Bernard Mang’oli. The switch marks the highest profile signing of a mid-season transfer window characterized by slow activity but in which […]

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Sofapaka beats kogalo 2-0 in Kinoru

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21 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,18TH JUNE 2017-For along time the 2009 sportspesa premier league champions Sofapaka have been forced to persevere the  dry spell as far as scoring is concerned in the 2017/18 season but not anymore. This is after they begun the second leg of the league on a higher not on […]

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Mixed fortunes mark the first day of 2nd leg of sportpesa premier league

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15 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII/CORRESPONDENT,17TH JUNE 2017-As the second round of  the SportPesa Premier League  kicked off  Saturday AFC Leopards under steward   of new coach Dorian Marin with a barren draw against Mathare United in a tightly  contested match at Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday June 17th. In results from the other league […]

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AFC Leopards qualify for SportPesa Super Cup final

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18 total views, no views today AFC Leopards -COURTESY BY SAMSON MBII,8TH JUNE 2017-The kenyan premier league side AFC Leopards  have reached   the final of the SportPesa Super Cup after defeating  Young Africans of Tanzania 4-2 on post-match penalties in the semi-final at Uhuru Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Thursday. Both teams had not scored a […]