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Gor Gor Mahia FC wins the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title for a record-stretching 18th time

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394 total views, 265 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,22ND MAY 2019-Gor Mahia FC on Wednesday  won the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title for a record-stretching 18th time after Bandari FC, the last challenger with a chance of overturning their lead, crashed out of the title race. Bandari faced a must-win situation against Mathare United and had hoped Gor lose against Vihiga United to keep them in the race but they ultimately let it slip after  their barren draw at the Kasarani Stadium on Wednesday. This  automatically  Gor’s lead at the top opened…

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Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) honors Paralympian Vincent Mutai .

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738 total views, 263 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,21ST MAY 2019-Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) on Tuesday  honored Paralympian Vincent Mutai with the Sports Personality Award for April 2019. Mutai took the accolade after winning three Class T46 Gold medals in the 100 metres, 200 metres and the Long Jump at the 4th International Athletics Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. To claim the coveted award, Mutai beat African U20 gold medallists Faith Chepkemoi and Mary Moraa, and Brigid Kosgei who won the women’s race at the 2019 London Marathon. Mutai now says…

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Champions Barcelona end La Liga season with a draw at Eibar

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1,192 total views, 263 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH MAY 2019-Champions Barcelona rounded off their 2018-19 La Liga campaign with a 2-2 draw at the home of Eibar on Sunday afternoon. Barca have once again proved to be the best that Spain have to offer, with a total of 87 points seeing them finish the season 11 points clear of their nearest challengers Atletico Madrid. The Catalan giants fell short in the Champions League this season, but will have the chance to complete another domestic double when they face Valencia in the Copa del Rey final next weekend. ©…

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Gor Mahia mull Leopards 3-1 in Mashemeji derby staged at Moi kasarani

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892 total views, 20 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH MAY 2019-AFC Leopards will have to wait a little while longer to claim their first win in the Mashemeji Derby since 2016; this after their better arch  rivals Gor Mahia sailed to a 3-1 win in the second such match   of the season of the derby at the MISC Kasarani on Sunday 19 May. Nicholas Kipkirui grabbed a brace with a goal either side of half time with Jacques Tuyisenge adding the third in very controversial circumstances as the ball had appeared to…

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Manchester City rip apart Watford in FA Cup final to seal historic treble with 6-0

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750 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,18TH MAY,2018-Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City cruised to a 6-0 victory over Watford at Wembley Stadium to win the 2019 FA Cup and make it a clean sweep of domestic honours. The Citizens scored twice in the first half and four more times in the second to complete their mission of becoming the first English side ever to lift all three trophies – the Premier League, EFL Cup and FA Cup – in a single season. Watford started well as Ederson produced what proved to be a big save…

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KCB are the Kenya Cup Champions after overpowering Kabras Sugar

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396 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,KAKAMEGA,18TH MAY 2019-Kenya Commercial Bank on Saturday edged out bitter rivals Kabras Sugar 23-15 in a thrilling final to clinch their third successive Kenya Cup at the ASK Showground in Kakamega. The Saturday results was a culmination of   poor results that Kabras has been showing in the showpiece  having lost all its matches. Here is  a chronology of  the way results have panned out : 22nd April 2017: KCB 36 – Kabras 8 24th Feb 2018: KCB 41 – Kabras 12 24th Mar 2018:…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars pick first win in Barcelona

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1,525 total views, no views today Barcelona, Spain – Tuesday 14th May 2019…  Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars boys’ last evening won their second friendly match against Sant Gabriel of Spain scoring 2-1 in regulation time. Benjamin Njenga of Shimanzi Youth and Lual Mengistu of Euronuts found the target each as the All-Stars came from a goal behind to edge out the home team Sant Gabriel 2- 1. However, their girls’ counterparts were not lucky as they went down 2-0 to a tactical Sant Gabriel girls at the same venue in a…

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Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne names AFCON 2019 provisional team

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1,396 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has  named a provisional squad that will travel to France for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations preparations. The squad includes a huge portion of e players  who feature  during the qualifying round , with skipper Victor Wanyama set to lead the side to Egypt for the biennial football bonanza that runs from June 21-July 19. Experienced defender David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng and Zesco United striker Jesse Jackson Were are the major casualties in Migne’s squad. Ochieng,…

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Manchester City beat Brighton & Hove Albion to retain Premier League title

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1,893 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,12TH MAY 2019-Manchester City have retained the Premier League title courtesy of a 4-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on the final matchday of the 2018-19 campaign. City entered the clash at the Amex one point clear of second-placed Liverpool, knowing that a victory over the Seagulls would see them become the first side to retain the Premier League title for 10 years. Liverpool kept to their end of the bargain by beating Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield to move onto 97 points for the campaign, but…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars Football Trainings enters day three at Futbol Salou Grounds

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1,073 total views, 5 views today Cambrils, Spain – Saturday 11th May 2019…  Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars today held their third football training session at Futbol Salou a head of their second friendly match against Gimnastic de Tarragina set for Monday.   The trainings conducted by La Liga’s Jose Ruiz and Ismael Rodriguez were tactical and technical-based, with much focus on ball control, recovery from a goal, speed and field decision-making by players.   “The players are physically fit and that is why most of our trainings are more on tactics and…

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat-trick as Arsenal cruise to Baku

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1,331 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH MAY 2019-Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored a hat-trick to help Arsenal to a 4-2 win at the Mestalla as they booked their place in the Europa League final with a 7-3 aggregate victory. The Gunners took their chances in the first leg to lead 3-1 at the midway stage and they were equally as clinical in Spain on Thursday night, scoring from four of their five shots on target. Kevin Gameiro scored twice in the east of Spain, and Alexandre Lacazette added to his brace from the first leg, but the night belonged…

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Chelsea reach Europa League final with penalty-shootout win over Frankfurt

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812 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH MAY 2019-Chelsea have held their nerve in a penalty shootout against Eintracht Frankfurt to earn a place in the Europa League final. Ruben Loftus-Cheek‘s opener on Thursday night was cancelled out by Luka Jovic, but neither side could add a decisive third goal which left the tie locked at 2-2 on aggregate. Cesar Azpilicueta‘s early miss in the shootout gifted the advantage to Frankfurt, but Kepa Arrizabalaga saved from Martin Hinteregger and Goncalo Paciencia to set up a showdown with city rivals Arsenal in the final later this month. Frankfurt created the first opportunity…

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Tottenham Hotspur through to final with incredible comeback win in Amsterdam

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682 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,9TH MAY 2019-Lucas Moura has scored three second-half goals to produce one of the most famous victories in Tottenham Hotspur‘s history, as they recovered from 3-0 down on aggregate to beat Ajax 3-3 on away goals and progress through to their first Champions League final. The Dutch side cruised into a 2-0 lead in the first half of the second leg, adding to their 1-0 advantage from the first leg, only for Lucas to score three times in an incredible second half. The third of Lucas’s goal arrived in the sixth…

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Magnificent Liverpool thrash Barcelona to reach Champions League final

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674 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019-Liverpool have reached their second successive Champions League final with a remarkable 4-0 victory over Barcelona in the second leg of their semi-final clash at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp‘s side were trailing 3-0 on aggregate heading into Tuesday’s encounter, but Divock Origi netted the first and fourth goals on a memorable night on Merseyside. However, the introduction of Georginio Wijnaldum – an enforced one due to an injury to Andrew Robertson – proved key with the Dutchman chipping in with a double in three second-half minutes. Barcelona had their opportunities on an unforgettable occasion…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Star Team Ready for the Training Camp

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706 total views, 1 views today Nairobi Kenya – Tuesday 7th May 2019…  The Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Star team successfully landed in Barcelona today ahead of their ten-day training camp with the Spanish La-Liga sides. The players left Nairobi, JKIA on Monday 6th May at 22:45pm and landed in Dubai on Tuesday at 4:45 am for a layover to Barcelona. They left Dubai Airport to Barcelona at 8:00am landing in Catalonia, Spain at 3:00pm Kenyan time. The team consists of 32 of the best players – 17 boys and 15 girls who were…

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Manchester United miss out on Champions League after draw with Huddersfield Town

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1,165 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,5TH MAY 2019-Manchester United have been held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town in Sunday’s Premier League clash at the John Smith’s Stadium, a result which leaves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side with Europa League football next season. Scott McTominay put United in front during the opening stages of the contest, but Isaac Mbenza‘s first goal for Huddersfield earned the already-relegated side a share of the spoils. Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Watford means that United cannot finish in the top four of the standings, with the North-West giants now facing a…

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Result: Lionel Messi brace puts Barcelona on brink of final as Liverpool punished 3-0

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1,734 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII ,NAIROBI, 2ND MAY 2019-Lionel Messi has scored two second-half goals to earn Barcelona a 3-0 win against Liverpool at Camp Nou in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie. Former Liverpool fan favourite Luis Suarez put the hosts in front, but the Reds responded well and forced Marc-Andre ter Stegen into three big saves early in the second half. The visiting side’s failure to take their opportunities cost them as Messi scored twice in quick succession, the second a sublime free kick, to give Barcelona a huge advantage ahead of next…

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Result: Donny van de Beek gives Ajax big advantage as Tottenham Hotspur lose home leg

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1,731 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,1ST MAY ,2019-Ajax have defeated Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 away from home in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final first leg through Donny van de Beek‘s strike 15 minutes in. The Dutch side were well on top when opening the scoring and came closest to netting the second goal of the night through David Neres‘s shot in the second half, which came back off the post. Tottenham had spells on top after switching from a three-man defence to four at the back, but they managed just one shot on target…

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Kenya Rugby Union co-opts Wangui Kibe and Peris Mukoko into the Board of Directors

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1,283 total views, no views today NAIROBI, Kenya, April 30, 2019/ — The Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) has co-opted two women – Wangui Kibe and Peris Mukoko, into the Board of Directors with immediate effect. “We are keen to have a Board that reflects the spirit of rugby as a sport for all: men, women, boys and girls. The two ladies have, through the quality of their Rugby contribution, and enduring commitment proven that they will add value to the governance of the sport. It’s a one-year co-option. Kui (Wangui), for…

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South B United and Acakoro Ladies Crowned Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Winners

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668 total views, 1 views today South B United and Acakoro Ladies Crowned Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Winners Nairobi Kenya – Monday 29th April 2019…  Acakoro Ladies from Kasarani and South B United from Starehe are the new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi region champions. South B United triumphed in the finals beating Jericho All-Stars from Makadara 2-1 to be crowned Nairobi’s best in the tournament held at Goan Gymkhana grounds -Pangani. Fabio Otieno scored the first goal putting Jericho United ahead in the 27th minute before Alvin Kuka scored an equalizer…

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Eliud Kipchoge does it again ,wins London Marathon

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623 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,28TH APRIL 2019-Eliud Kipchoge  has once again made Kenya proud  ,winning the London Marathon men title for a fourth time clocking 2:02:38 to inscribe his name in the athletics books. Kipchoge  who smashed the world record by over a minute when winning the Berlin Marathon last year with a time of two hours, one minute and 39 seconds  strode clear of the field to win with the second fastest ever marathon time of 2:02:37. Just like it was the case   when breaking the…

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Man City take giant stride towards title with derby win over Manchester United

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1,547 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,25TH APRIL,2019-Manchester City have taken a giant stride towards successfully defending their Premier League title courtesy of a 2-0 win over local rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford this evening. In a derby billed as Man City’s last major hurdle of the season, goals from Bernardo Silva and Leroy Saneproved decisive as the champions moved one point clear of Liverpool at the top of the table with only three games of the campaign remaining. Pep Guardiola‘s side – who have now won 11 league games in a row – must still…

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Berlin FC wins Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Finals

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1,463 total views, no views today Garissa, Kenya  April 24th 2019…  Berlin FC from Garissa are the 2019 winners of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern region finals held today at Garissa Teachers College. Berlin emerged top, beating Al-Ansar from Wajir 4-3 in post-match penalties after a goalless draw in normal time. “We are happy with our win and we thank God. The match was tough but we managed to score more goals in the penalty shootouts. I am more excited because I have also won in the most valuable player…

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Garissa University Ready For Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Finals

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1,597 total views, 1 views today Garissa, Kenya…. April 22nd 2019-Showdown expected tomorrow at Garissa University grounds as four boys teams converge for the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern regional finals. The matches will kick off with semis tomorrow, Tuesday 23rd with finals set for Wednesday  24th  April 2019. Berlin FC from Garissa will take on Dadaab United from Dadaab as Al Ansar from Wajir square it out with Jamia FC from Mandera in the semis. “This is the 7th out of the 8 regional finals we are holding across the country. The…

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Masinde Muliro storm into the Nakuru10s Cup Quarterfinals

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685 total views, no views today NAIROBI, Kenya, April 21, 2019/ — Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology had a 100%-win rate on Day one of the Top Fry Great Rift 10 Aside tournament after beating their opponents Egerton Wasps, Kiambu RFC and KCB RC 22-0, 24-0 and 12-5 respectively. KCB RC finished second in the Pool with two wins and one loss. In Pool D, Menengai Oilers were ranked first having registered two wins and a draw while Mean Machine’s crucial 17-14 win over the hosts and the 12-5…

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Liverpool beat Cardiff City to regain top spot,Crystal Palace beat Arsenal 3-2

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664 total views, no views today BY  SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,21ST APRIL,2019-Liverpool have regained top spot in the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City in South Wales this afternoon. Jurgen Klopp‘s side patiently toiled in the sunny conditions during the first half, but Georginio Wijnaldum broke the deadlock shortly before the hour mark and James Milner made sure of the points with a late penalty. The Reds had been knocked off the summit by Manchester City’s narrow win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, but the champions must now beat Manchester United at Old Trafford in Wednesday’s derby to retain…

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Result: Everton hit four in dominant win over Manchester United

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449 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,21ST APRIL 2019-Everton have heaped further misery on Manchester United by registering a dominant 4-0 victory over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side in Sunday’s Premier League at Goodison Park. Richarlison, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Lucas Digne and Theo Walcott all got on the scoresheet as Everton moved into seventh position in the standings, while United remain in sixth place after a third top-flight defeat in five matches. Both Marco Silva and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would have demanded a positive response after poor peformances over the past eight days, but it was Everton who completely dominated the opening…

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Result: Phil Foden nets as Manchester City go top with nervy win over Tottenham Hotspur

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495 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH APRIL,2019-An early goal from Phil Foden has given Manchester City a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The match failed to live up to Wednesday’s Champions League classic, but Foden’s fifth-minute header proved to be the difference as City reopened a one-point advantage at the top of the standings. Spurs had their moments as they produced another strong performance, but the North London outfit remain in third place ahead of the weekend’s remaining games. The seven-goal thriller between the clubs earlier this week…

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Blow to Olympic champion Kiprop as IAAF hands him a four-year ban

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374 total views, no views today BY  SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH APRIL 2019-Three-time World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop has  suffered a major blow after he was  handed a four-year ban after testing positive for the banned substance EPO. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the body under IAAF whose mandate is to oversee sports integrity issues, says  Kiprop was found capable of using the banned substance in an out of competition test done in November 2017. “Analysis of the sample collected from the athlete on 27 November 2017 demonstrated the presence of EPO. Analysis of…

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Garissa To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Finals

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512 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH APRIL 2019-Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom heads to Garissa University for the North Eastern regional finals set for next week Tuesday 23rdand Wednesday 24th April 2019. Four boys’ teams will take part in the North Eastern finals, with the winning team walking away with a cash reward of KES 200,000 and an opportunity to play in the national grand finale set for June this year. Berlin FC from Garissa will square it out with Dadaab United from Dadaab as Al Ansar from Wajir take on…

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Result: Alexandre Lacazette seals comfortable passage through for Arsenal

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502 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH APRIL 2019-Arsenal have booked a place in the semi-finals of the Europa League for the second season running thanks to a 3-0 aggregate win over Napoli, sealing the job with a 1-0 victory in Thursday’s second leg at the Stadio San Paolo. Alexandre Lacazette scored the only goal of the night in Naples with a 25-yard free kick past Alex Meret, leaving Serie A’s second-placed side – already trailing 2-0 from last week’s first leg – with too much to do. Unai Emery‘s side saw out the match to make it…

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Kenyans perform dismally at paris Marathon as Ethiopians shine

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1,548 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,14TH APRIL 2019-It was a bad day for Kenayns in this year’s paris Marathon after they were trounced by Ethiopians Abrha Milaw and Gelete Burka on Sunday when they won the men and women’s races respectively ending Kenyans dominance. Milaw shattered Kenya’s Paul Lonyangata’s dream of a historic hat-trick when he pulled away with two kilometres to go to win in 2 hours, 07 minutes and 04 seconds. Another Ethiopian and prerace favourite Asefa Mengistu finished second in 2:07:24 as Lonyangata settled for…

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Wanyama, Lucas hat-trick send Spurs third

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1,555 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,13TH APRIL 2019-Tottenham Hotspur’s Brazil forward Lucas Moura struck a superb hat-trick in a 4-0 win over relegated Huddersfield Town on Saturday to bolster the home side’s hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Spurs were without the injured Harry Kane and Dele Alli but Lucas’s treble after an early Victor Wanyama goal were just reward for a dominant display against the bottom side. The win in the early game took Spurs up to third place, a point ahead of Chelsea and…

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Sofapaka’s coach John Baraza named the Coach of the Month

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1,603 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,12TH APRIL 2019-Sofapaka coach John Baraza has  been named the coach of  the Month of March  2019.Baraza  cited conducive working environment as the reason behind their amazing  job  in March, where they won all their four SportPesa Premier League matches. Following his unrivalled performance in the month, the former Kenyan international was yesterday named the Fidelity Insurance /Sports Journalist Association of Kenya  (SJAK) Coach of the Month for the month of March 2019. He linked the achievements in March to the good environment under…

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Luke Shaw own goal hands Barcelona first-leg advantage

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792 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,11TH APRIL 2019-An own goal from Luke Shaw saw Barcelona record a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. United arguably shaded the match against an off-colour Barca, but the Spanish champions did enough to secure a narrow advantage ahead of the return fixture at Camp Nou next week. © Reuters Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera both missed out for United, meaning that there were spots in midfield for Scott McTominay and Fred. There was also a position in the XI for Diogo Dalot, who…

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Thika Stadium To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Central region Finals.

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614 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,11TH APRIL 2019-Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth Tournament heads to Thika Stadium this weekend for the Central region finals set to kick off at 8:00am on Saturday. Eight teams will battle it out for the region’s supremacy and a chance to represent the region in the national finals set for June 2019 in Meru. Defending champions Euronuts from Kiambu will take on Irigiro boys from Maragua while Laikipia’s Lufa Graduates will face Tetu Boys from Nyeri in the boy’s semis. Barcelona from Laikipia will…

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Govt finally releases Ksh 50 Million promised to Harambee stars

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478 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH APRIL 2019-Football Kenya Federation (FKF) on Wednesday announced that it finally disbursed the Ksh50 million promised to Harambee Stars players. DP William Ruto pledged the money  when the team qualified for the first African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament after 15 years. FKF President Nick Mwendwa in a sttaement sent to the media has appreciated the generosity of the Deputy President stating that the gesture goes far in motivating the players to perform. “Consequently, the federation has already wired Ksh50million to the accounts of all players and staff that…

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Spurs beat Manchester City in Champions League but suffer Harry Kane injury blow

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361 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH APRIL, 2019-Tottenham Hotspur have registered a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final, but it was not a night of positives for Mauricio Pochettino side. Son Heung-min has given Spurs a narrow advantage ahead of next week’s reverse fixture at the Etihad Stadium, but Harry Kane suffered what appears to be another ankle ligament injury which could potentially end his season. Both teams showed their qualities during a fast opening in North London, but it was Spurs who created the first opportunity of the contest…

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Mombasa Teams Win Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coastal Finals

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637 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,7TH APRIL 2019-Mombasa’s teams, Shimanzi Youth and Changamwe Ladies are the winners of Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast region finals. The crowd’s favourites Shimanzi Youth triumphed after putting up a skillful match against Maweni United from Malindi scoring two goals to one within the regulation time. The Most Valuable Player in the tournament, Cedrick Asmani netted the first goal for Shimanzi Youth giving the home team an early lead at 35th minute. Safari Juma scored the second goal at 45th minute to seal the win for…

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Result: Phil Jagielka scores as Everton beat Arsenal at Goodison Park

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712 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,7TH APRIL,2019-Phil Jagielka scored the only goal of the match as Everton recorded a 1-0 win over Arsenal in Sunday afternoon’s Premier League clash at Goodison Park. The victory is Everton’s third in a row in the league, while Arsenal’s poor away form has continued. The Gunners remain fourth in the Premier League table, but are vulnerable to fifth-placed Chelsea and sixth-placed Manchester United as the battle for the Champions League positions intensifies. © Reuters Arsenal had a good chance to register in the first two minutes when Alexandre Lacazette broke…

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Gor Mahia beaten 2-0 by Berkane in CAF Confederation Cup

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615 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,7TH APRIL 2019-Sunday April 7 ,was a difficult day for Gor Mahia FC  after their hopes of advancing quickly to the semi finals of the  CAF Confederation Cup  hit a deadlock after  the Kenyan champions lost 2-0 to RS Berkane in the first leg of their quarter-finals clash at the Kasarani Stadium . Issoufou Dayo and Bakr El Helali scored in either half of the match  to put  Moroccans  at an easy  place. Gor will now have to work extra hard  during the…

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Bomu Stadium to Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast Region Finals this weekend

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1,183 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,3RD APRIL 2019-Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom heads to Mombasa this weekend for the Coast regional finals at Bomu Stadium, Changamwe. The 5th of 8 regional finals will be played in the evening under floodlights with the Semifinals on Saturday kicking off at 3.00pm and the finals on Sunday starting at 6.00pm “Players’ welfare is a key component of Chapa Dimba na Safaricom tournament. The high temperatures in Mombasa during the day could greatly affect their performance and that’s why we felt the need to have…

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Wolverhampton Wanderers record comeback win over 10-man Manchester United

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1,062 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,3RD APRIL 2019-Wolverhampton Wanderers have maintained their hold of seventh position with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in Tuesday’s Premier League clash at Molineux. Scott McTominay had put United into an early lead with his first goal for the club, but Diogo Jota‘s low-range strike got Wolves back on level terms before Ashley Young was dismissed before the hour mark. United matched Wolves during the closing quarter of the match, but Chris Smalling put through his own net with 13 minutes left as United missed the chance to move into third place.…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named Man United manager for 3 years

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2,432 total views, no views today BY BBC SPORT,MANCHESTER,28TH MARCH,2019-Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager on a three-year contract. The Norwegian, 45, arrived on an interim basis in December to replace Jose Mourinho. Solskjaer became the first United manager to win his first six league games in charge, beating a record held by Sir Matt Busby. Solskjaer spent 11 seasons as a United player, scoring the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final. When he took charge, United were sixth in the Premier League and 11…

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Kajiado’s Al-Ahly and Kitale Queens win Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Rift Finals

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3,236 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,ELDORET,24TH MARCH 2019-Kitale queens and Al-Ahly FC are the 2019 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Rift Valley winners. The two teams booked their national finals slots after emerging top during the regional finals held at the Eldoret ASK Showground. Kitale Queens over-powered Nandi’s Itigo girls thrashing them four goals to nil to emerge winners in the girls’ category. Malondo Agnelita scored a hat trick for her team seeing the back of the net at 35th minute, 45th minute and at 69th minute before Cynthia Libondo…

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Tumkas Boys To Take On Al-Ahly In Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Rift Regional Final

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3,239 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,24TH MARCH 2019- Uasin Gishu’s Tumkas Boys will take on Al-Ahly from Kajiado in the boys’ final of the Rift valley region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth tournament. Al Ahly saw off one of the tournament’s favorite teams, Solidarity boys from Trans-Nzoia by a goal to nil with Abdulrahman Abdullahi’s header in the first half proving to be the match winner. Titus Kapchanga missed a penalty late on for the Solidarity side who came into the Rift finals as favorites having knocked out national…

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This is how Fatuma Zarika retained her World Boxing Council (WBC) world super bantamweight title

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1,819 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,24TH MARCH 2019-Kenya’s Fatuma Zarika  laso known as  “Iron Fist” on  Saturday  fought hard to retain her World Boxing Council (WBC) world super bantamweight title for the third consecutive time. This is after  Zarika, 34,  defeated Zambia Catherine Phiri by a unanimous points decision on at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. Judges Michael Neequaye, Fillemon Meya and Irene Semakula scored 98-92, 99-91 and 97-93 respectively. Zarika led 39-37, 39-37 and 39-37 midway the scheduled 10 rounder and 79-73, 79-73 and 77-75 in the eighth…

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Rugby:Oduor Gangla is the new Kenya Rugby Union chairman.

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1,166 total views, no views today  BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH MARCH 2019-Kenya Rugby Union  has a new chairman Oduor Gangla. Oduor, who is also the Union’s Secretary managed to garner  33 votes, beating former vice chairman Sasha Mutai who polled 20 votes in the election held on Wednesday.Gangla takes over from Richard Omwela. The elections were held at the RFUEA grounds and were presided over by IEBC official Martin Simatwa. John Kilonzo, Ray Olendo, Moses Ndale and Kikechi Kombo were elected as new directors. The other contestant during the Annual General Meeting,…

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All Roads Lead To Eldoret For Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Rift Region Finals

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1,056 total views, 1 views today Nairobi, Kenya – March 20th 2019… Eldoret ASK Showgrounds will play host to the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Rift region finals slated for Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of March. The games will see eight youth teams from Rift battle it out for the region’s supremacy and a chance to play in the national finals set for June in Meru County. Solidarity boys from Transzoia will play Al Ahly from Kajiado while Narok’s White Rhino FC will take on Tumkas boys from Uasin Gishu in the boys’ semis. In the…

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FA Cup semi final dates confirmed

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1,227 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH MARCH 2019-The Emirates FA Cup semi-finals dates have been confirmed with the first match set to be played on April 6th and the second April 7th. The two matches will be played at Wembley with Manchester City taking on Brighton on Saturday 6th while Watford entertaining Wolves on Sunday 7th. Albion won 5-4 on penalties at Millwall following a 2-2 draw after-extra-time, quadruple-chasing City were 3-2 winners at Swansea. Wolves eliminated Manchester United after beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men 2-1 on Saturday evening. Loading…

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