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Result: Palace secure late draw to all but end City’s title hopes

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277 total views, 185 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,18TH JAN,2020-Fernandinho scored a last-minute own goal as Manchester City were held to a dramatic 2-2 draw by Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium. Two late goals from Sergio Aguero looked to have settled a Premier League contest that burst into life in the closing stages after Cenk Tosun had headed Palace into a first-half lead. But Palace, who had defended resolutely for most of the game, refused to give up and Wilfried Zaha’s late drive into the box paid off when his cross was deflected and turned in off Fernandinho. Cenk Tosun gave…

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Manchester City ‘still hopeful of new Leroy Sane deal’

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781 total views, 178 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,17TH JAN 2020-Manchester City reportedly remain confident that Leroy Sane will eventually sign a new contract at the Etihad Stadium. While Sane was linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich during the summer, a bid was scrapped when the Germany international sustained a serious knee injury in August, ruling him out until the early part of 2020. With the winger now having less than 18 months left on his contract, it is increasingly likely that Bayern will make a formal approach during 2020. However, according to Metro, City are hopeful…

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Rugby:League action returns on 11 January 2020

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4,482 total views, 178 views today The 2019/20 league season resumes on Saturday 11 January 2020 with fixtures across the Kenya Cup, Championship, Nationwide and Eric Shirley Shield reserve league NAIROBI, Kenya, January 9, 2020/ — Kenya Cup Defending champions KCB will be at home to Kenyatta University’s Blak Blad at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka while Kenya Harlequin play host to Kisumu at the RFUEA Ground. Other fixtures will pit Top Fry Nakuru against leaders Kabras Sugar at the Nakuru Athletic Club as cross town rivals Menengai Oilers take on Stanbic…

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President Kenyatta ,DP Ruto and Odinga congratulates Malkia Strikers for Olympic qualification

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5,590 total views, 9 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,10TH JAN 2020-President Uhuru Kenyatta ,Deputy president William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga have  led Kenyans in congratulating peerless Malkia Strikers after the national women volleyball team clinched the 2020 Olympics ticket on Thursday evening in Younde, Cameroon. The Kenyan queens sealed the Olympic slot after dispatching Nigeria by straight sets of 25-15, 25-21, 25-12 in their final match of the qualifiers. Malkia Strikers enjoyed a rich vein of form in the qualification journey winning all their matches beating  Egypt, 3-1, Boswana 3-0,…

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Massimiliano Allegri ‘wants Manchester United job’

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4,431 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,9TH JAN,2020-Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly still hopeful that he will be handed the chance to take over at Manchester United. The 52-year-old has been linked with a number of clubs since leaving Juve at the end of the 2018-19 campaign but is still without a club in the early stages of 2020. Allegri’s name had been mentioned as a possible replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer earlier this season due to the Norwegian’s struggles at Old Trafford. Solskjaer appeared to have steadied the ship, but…

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Sadio Mané Crowned 2019 African Player Of The Year In Event Skipped By Salah, Mahrez

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1,249 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,8TH JAN 2020-Sadio Mané is the 2019 African Player of The Year for the first time. The Senegal and Liverpool star bagged the accolade Tuesday night in Egypt during the awards gala. Mané, 27, pipped his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian who won the award the last two years, and Algerian Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City to the coveted gong. Salah and Mahrez did not grace the event. “I am really happy and at the same time I am really proud to…

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Manchester United ‘set for talks with Arturo Vidal agent’

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1,248 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,7TH JAN 2020-Manchester United have reportedly held discussions with the representatives of Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal. As a result of continued speculation regarding the future of Paul Pogba and a long-term injury to Scott McTominay, United may attempt to sign a new midfielder during the January window. According to Corriere della Sera, Vidal has been identified as a potential signing with the Chilean seemingly likely to depart Camp Nou. While the 32-year-old remains an important part of Ernesto Valverde’s squad, more than half of his 73 appearances have come from the…

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Manchester United, Manchester City keen on Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Winks?

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1,159 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,6TH JAN,2020-Manchester United and Manchester City have reportedly identified Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks as a potential signing. Since progressing through the club’s academy setup, Winks has made 76 starts and 46 substitute appearances for the North London outfit. However, the 23-year-old is not currently regarded as first choice under recently-appointed manager Jose Mourinho, throwing up the chance of an exit. According to The Athletic, United and City are monitoring the situation ahead of possibly making a bid for the England international. The Manchester clubs are considering their options in the middle…

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Juventus ‘still hopeful of signing Paul Pogba’

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2,383 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,2ND JAN 2020-Juventus have reportedly not given up on signing Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba during the January transfer window. On New Year’s Day, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that Pogba was due to miss the rest of the month due to requiring an operation on his injured ankle. The development comes with the France international having already made two substitute appearances after the problem area had seemingly recovered after two-and-a-half months on the sidelines. However, despite also taking United’s stance of…

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National women’s volleyball team head coach Paul Bitok names squad for Olympic qualifiers

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2,755 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,31ST DEC,2019-National women’s volleyball team head coach Paul Bitok has named a 14-woman final squad for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers slated for January 5-9 in Yaounde, Cameroon. In the absence of veteran setter Janet Wanja and Eshter Mutinda, Jane Wacu and Joy Luseneka are the only setters in the travelling party. With Kenya Prisons middle blocker Trizah Atuka sidelined with a knee injury, teammate Joan Chelagat got the nod to fill the void. Also, in the squad is evergreen left attacker and skipper Mercy…

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KPL: Mathare beat Nzoia, as Gor is held at Posta

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3,161 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,29TH DEC 2019-Mathare United defeated Nzoia Sugar 4-0 on Sunday at the Kasarani Stadium, handing the visitors their third successive Kenyan Premier League (KPL) defeat. At the Narok County Stadium Gor Mahia FC were forced to a 1-1 draw by hosts Posta Rangers thanks to a pair of second half penalties converted by Joseph Mbugi and Kenneth Muguna  with the result pushing the champions one point above Tusker FC at the top. Mathare enjoyed a dominant opening half and should have led early…

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Basement club Watford shock Manchester United

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7,436 total views, no views today BY AFP,WATFORD,22ND DEC 2019-Watford won in the Premier League for just the second time this season as the bottom-of-the-table side beat Manchester United 2-0 in a shock upset at Vicarage Road on Sunday. Watford went ahead in the 50th minute when United goalkeeper David de Gea somehow allowed a tame shot from Ismaila Sarr to go through his hands and in at the near post. And four minutes later Watford, who remain bottom, doubled their lead when Troy Deeney scored from the penalty spot after…

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Paul Pogba named on Manchester United bench

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3,926 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND DEC 2019-Paul Pogba has been named on the Manchester United bench for this afternoon’s Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road. The France international has been on the sidelines with an ankle problem since the end of September but is included in the squad for the clash in the capital. Both Watford and United are unchanged from their respective matches against Liverpool and Everton last weekend, meaning that Troy Deeney will again lead the line for the Hornets. Jesse Lingard will operate in the number 10 spot behind Anthony Martial down…

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Arsenal confirm Mikel Arteta as new head coach

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3,879 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH DEC 2019-Arsenal have announced the appointment of former Manchester City assistant Mikel Arteta as their new head coach. The 37-year-old Spaniard, a former Gunners captain, has agreed a three-and-a-half-year contract to succeed Unai Emery, who was sacked last month. After agreeing to take his first step into management, Arteta told the Arsenal website: “This is a huge honour. Arsenal is one of the biggest clubs in the world. “We need to be competing for the top trophies in the game and that’s…

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Harambee Stars beat Tanzania 2-1 in Cecafa Cup third place play-off

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1,292 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,UGANDAM19TH DEC 2019-Harambee Stars beat Tanzania 2-1 in the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup third place play-off at the Lugogo Stadium on Thursday. Kenneth Muguna opened the scoring before Abdallah Hassan added a second to give the Kenyans a healthy 2-0 lead at the break. This was the second time Kenya beat Tanzania in this tournament, following Harambee Stars’ 1-0 win over their neighbours in their opening match of their campaign in group B.

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Harambee Stars play against Tanzania this afternoon determined to win third place play-off match of 2019 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup

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1,285 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI, 19TH DEC 2019-Harambee Stars are determined to finish on a high by winning the third place play-off match of 2019 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup against Tanzania on Thursday afternoon, coach Francis Kimanzi has said. At the same time, hosts Uganda and Eritrea will battle it out in the final at the same venue from 4pm. Defending champions Kenya were humbled 4-1 by Eritrea on Tuesday in the semi-finals but Kimanzi has said the players have put that result behind them and are…

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Harambee stars knocked out of this year’s CECAFA tournament after losing 4-1 to Eritrea in the semi-final

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1,144 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,17TH DEC 2019-Eritrea have reached their first ever CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup final after a convincing 4-1 win over defending champions Kenya in the two nations’ semi-final encounter played on Tuesday 17 December at the FUFA Technical Centre grounds in Jinja, Uganda. An explosive second half from the Eritreans saw them score three times through Abel Solomon, Michael Habte and Robel Kidane to add on to Oscar Wamalwa’s own-goal in the opening half. Despite the unfortunate own-goal, Wamalwa had briefly brought Kenya back into…

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Kevin De Bruyne inspires Manchester City to comfortable win over Arsenal official results 0-3

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1,462 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,15TH DEC 2019-An inspired first-half performance from Kevin De Bruyne has guided Manchester City to a 3-0 victory over Arsenal in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at the Emirates Stadium. The playmaker contributed two brilliant individual efforts and one assist for Raheem Sterling as Pep Guardiola‘s side made light work of their hosts in North London. While City close the gap between themselves and second-placed Leicester City to four points, Arsenal remain in ninth position, seven points adrift of Chelsea who fill the last top-four spot. The afternoon could have turned out differently…

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Result: Liverpool survive Watford scare to move 11 points clear

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1,892 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,14TH DEC 2019-For the second time in four days Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah showed a touch of class to score two brilliantly different goals as the Premier League leaders made it 16 wins out of 17 in a 2-0 win over Watford. Neither may have had the pin-point precision of his narrow-angle effort against Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League, but his lofted finish over goalkeeper Ben Foster oozed quality, while his clever 90th-minute backheel showed quick-thinking. Quality was something of a rare commodity in the early kick-off at…

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Arsenal ‘decide against Carlo Ancelotti appointment

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1,892 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,13TH DEC 2019-Arsenal have reportedly opted against appointing Carlo Ancelotti as the new manager at the Emirates Stadium. While Freddie Ljungberg is currently in charge on an interim basis, the Gunners hierarchy remain keen to bring in a long-term successor to Unai Emery. Having been sacked as Napoli boss earlier this week, Ancelotti naturally emerged as a candidate for the position at the Premier League outfit. However, according to ESPN, Arsenal have no plans to offer the job to the experienced Italian, despite the 60-year-old having previously won England’s top…

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National soccer team Harambee stars Beat Sudan to make it to CECAFA Semis

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2,352 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,10TH DEC 2019-Harambee Stars  are through to the semifinals of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Uganda after rallying to edge out Sudan 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon. Sudan went ahead through Muhammad Namir in the 30th minute for a 1-0 half time lead, but Kenya managed to restore parity through Bandari FC’s Abdallah Hassan in the 65th minute. Ulinzi Stars’ striker Oscar Wamalwa scored the winner for Stars in the 76th minute.   Kenya will next face Zanzibar on Saturday in their final…

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Harambee Stars takes on Sudan in CECAFA tornament as coach Francis Kimanzi begins serving his two match banhis

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1,966 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH DEC 2019-Harambee Stars will take on Sudan starting 1:30 pm today in their second Group B fixture of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Uganda even as  head coach Francis Kimanzi starts  serving a two-match ban. Th coach  was penalized by the organizing committee of the regional tournament for “unsporting behaviour.” The former Mathare United gaffer was found guilty of among others inciting his players not to take to the field at Lugogo ahead of their match against Tanzania on Sunday as he…

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Shujaa in Pool D for Cape Town Sevens

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1,879 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,9TH DEC 2019-NAIROBI, Kenya, December 9, 2019/ — Kenya are in Pool D for the second leg of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Cape Town Sevens taking place in Cape Town, South Africa from 13th to 15th December 2019. Shujaa have been grouped with Ireland, Australia and Samoa. They will start their campaign with a clash against Samoa at 5.59pm on Friday 13 December before playing two matches on Saturday 14 December starting with Australia at 11.57am before playing Ireland at 5.47pm. The team…

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Russia banned for four years to include 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup

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935 total views, 1 views today BY BBC SPORTS,MOSCOW,9TH DEC 2019– Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). It means the Russia flag and anthem will not be allowed at events such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and football’s 2022 World Cup in Qatar. But athletes who can prove they are untainted by the doping scandal will be able to compete under a neutral flag. Wada’s executive committee made the unanimous decision in a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. It comes after…

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Yanga FC, Kwale Ladies win Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast Regional Finals.

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692 total views, 1 views today Mombasa, Kenya, 9thDecember 2019… Yanga FC from Malindi and Kwale Ladies from Kwale are the newly crowned boys and girls Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast Region champions. Yanga FC won the title after a second half blitz that saw them beat Kaya Stars from Kaloleni 4-0. Mohamed Awadh gave Yanga an early lead with a goal in the 3rd minute and Kaya were unable to capitalize on their chances to draw the game level at the break. In the second half, an early goal from Ali Mohammed in…

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Result: Everton stun Chelsea to get Duncan Ferguson reign off to winning start

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898 total views, no views today © Reuters The header was Ferguson-esque, the celebration undoubtedly ‘Big Dunc’ as Everton’s caretaker manager oversaw a first win in four matches with a 3-1 victory over Chelsea. Richarlison’s early goal was pure theatre, rising above the visitors’ defence to nod home to spark a Duncan Ferguson charge down the touchline after just five minutes. It set the tone for an almost unrecognisable performance full of fire and heart after the former Toffees striker, taking over in the short term from the sacked Marco Silva, had called for “blood and…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast Regional Final Fixtures Unveiled

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1,203 total views, 1 views today Nairobi, Kenya, December 6th 2019… The Coast region will this weekend know who their new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom champions will be as the youth tournament hosts the region’s finals at Bomu stadium in Mombasa. With reigning Champions Shimanzi Youth and Changamwe Starlets both being bundled out of the tournament at the group stages, all 8 teams will be looking to book their slot for the national finals set for June next year. In the girls semifinal, Kaloleni Starlets will face Kwale Queens while Emmaussians from Tana River…

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Bellerin lost for words after latest Arsenal defeat

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1,206 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,6TH DEC 2019– Hector Bellerin struggled to sum up Arsenal’s latest setback, a 2-1 Premier League defeat by Brighton & Hove Albion on Thursday, but the defender is confident that if they keep doing what they are doing the results will come. Brighton’s Neal Maupay headed home an 80th minute winner to leave Arsenal without a win in any of their last nine games in all competitions – their longest winless run since 1977. “I have the feeling that whatever we do it doesn’t…

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Harambee Stars To Leave For Uganda Today ahead of CECAFA assignment

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806 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,6TH  DEC 2019-The national soccer team Harambee Stars  leaves the country today Friday  for Kampala Uganda where they will take part in the  the upcoming CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup set to kick off this weekend. Coach Francis Kimanzi has already named the final traveling squad. Several notable faces are featuring in the squad among them the Sweden based Anthony Wambani as well as  Western Stima custodian and set-piece taker, Samuel Odhiambo. Wazito prodigy Musa Masika, Kakamega Homeboyz’s Moses Mudavadi, and Mathare United quartet…

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FKF Lands Ksh127 Million Sponsorship Deal For County Leagues

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537 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,5TH DEC 2019-Sports betting firm Odibets has sealed a deal with the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) the will see the firm has secured a sponsor  their County leagues for a total of Ksh 127 million The three-year-deal, launched on Thursday morning. The County leagues will now be known as OdiBets County Leagues. Additionally, Odibets will provide all clubs taking part in the leagues with six balls and playing kits. “We are very excited to embark on this noble venture with FKF. Through this…

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Arsenal sack manager Unai Emery following poor performance

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2,667 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,29TH NOV 2019-Arsenal have sacked boss Unai Emery following a run of seven games without a win. The Gunners have confirmed Freddie Ljungberg will take charge on an interim basis and pointed to “results and performances not being at the level required” for the reason behind Emery’s exit. The 48-year-old replaced Arsene Wenger in May 2018 but was unable to take the club back to the Champions League, finishing fifth last season and losing the Europa League final to Chelsea. Club statement: Unai Emery — Arsenal…

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Kai Havertz ‘excited by prospect of Manchester United move’

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2,989 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,28TH NOV 2019-Manchester United have reportedly been handed a boost in their efforts to sign Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz. Having already contributed 31 goals from 119 appearances in all competitions, the 20-year-old is wanted by a wide range of top European clubs. Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have all been linked with an approach for the Germany international. However, according to Bild, Havertz is ‘excited’ about the possibility of representing Man United in the future. Despite United being the only club of seven not in line to qualify for…

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Harambee Starlets return home to a heroic welcome after Conquering CECAFA

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3,531 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,26TH NOV 2019- Harambee Starlets returned home on Tuesday   to a heroic welcome  at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) after they were  crowned Cecafa champions. The girls under the tutelage of  David Ouma beat Tanzania 2-0 in the final at Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Monday to emerge winners of this year’s Cecafa Women Championships. Jentrix Shikangwa came off the bench to net a double against Kilimanjaro Queens. The starlet didn’t concede any scoring 22 goals  during the tournament  to…

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Spurs sparkle on Mourinho’s happy return

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3,224 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,23RD NOV 2019-Jose Mourinho got off to the best possible start as Tottenham Hotspur manager as his new side beat West Ham United 3-2 at London Stadium on Saturday — their first Premier League away win in 10 months. First-half goals from Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura and another after the break from Harry Kane — his 175th for the club — inflicted West Ham’s fifth league defeat in seven games and piled more pressure on manager Manuel Pellegrini whose side sit close to…

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Arsenal, Liverpool ‘to fight Barcelona for Karim Adeyemi

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3,974 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,21ST NOV 2019-Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly preparing to battle Barcelona for the signature of Red Bull Salzburg teenager Karim Adeyemi. Barca are believed to be firm admirers of the 17-year-old, with the Spanish champions already allegedly failing with a £13m offer. Adeyemi has found the back of the net on seven occasions in 14 appearances for Salzburg’s feeder team FC Liefering during the the 2019-20 season. According to Transfermarkt, both Arsenal and Liverpool have now expressed an interest in bringing the teenager to the Premier League either at the start of 2020 or…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Regional Finals Fixtures Announced

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3,845 total views, no views today Nairobi, Kenya, November 20th 2019…  Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern region defending champions Berlin FC from Garissa will play Modogashe’s Almumtaz in the first semi-final of this weekend’s regional finals. Last year’s losing finalists from the region Al Ansar who hail from Wajir will be looking to go one better by winning their first regional final, but they will have to go past Mandera’s Admiral in the second semi-final. The winners from the two games will face each other in the final to be played on…

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Jose Mourinho takes over the hot seat at Tottenham Hotspur

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1,963 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH NOV 2019-English Premier league side Tottenham Hotspur has appointed Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho their new manager on four-year contract just hours after Argentine tactician Mauricio Pochettino left the role. The club made the announcement Wednesday morning in a statement published on their website. The club said:  “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jose Mourinho as Head Coach on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season. “Jose is one of the world’s most accomplished managers having won…

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba prefers Juventus over Real Madrid?

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903 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH NOV 2019-Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reportedly decided to return to Juventus next summer as opposed to joining Real Madrid. The Frenchman is expected to leave Old Trafford next summer after claiming in June that he wanted a “new challenge”. Pogba enjoyed a positive spell in Turin between 2012 and 2016, winning four consecutive Serie A titles and reaching a Champions League final. According to Tuttosport, the 26-year-old has decided to complete a move to Juventus instead of Madrid, who have for some time been considered favourites to sign…

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Harambee Stars draw with Hawks of Togo

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616 total views, no views today BY  SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,18TH NOV,2019-Hakimu Oura-sama’s  goal in the 64th minute denied Harambee Stars what would have been a pivotal home win in their quest of earning a ticket to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals set for Cameroon as Togo and Kenya battled to a 1-1 draw at Kasarani Monday night. Belgium based midfielder Johanna ‘Tosh’ Omollo who plies his trade with Cercle Brugge put the Stars ahead midway through the first half with a beauty of goal but Francis Kimanzi’s boys failed to…

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Messi stars as Argentina pip Brazil

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1,723 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,16TH NOV 2019-Lionel Messi returned from international suspension to score the winner in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Brazil in Saudi Arabia on Friday. The Barcelona striker, who missed four games after calling the South American Football Confederation “corrupt,” scored after 14 minutes to give Argentina a deserved victory in the so-called Superclasico. The result extended Brazil’s winless run to five games since they lifted the Copa America in July, their worst such run since 2013. Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 the last time these teams…

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Mauricio Pochettino ‘angry over failed Philippe Coutinho move’

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1,842 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,15TH NOV 2019-Mauricio Pochettino was allegedly left frustrated with Tottenham Hotspur’s efforts to sign Philippe Coutinho during the summer transfer window. When Coutinho was made available by Barcelona, Spurs were one of a number of clubs who were heavily linked with a move for the playmaker. The Brazil eventually joined Bayern Munich on a season-long loan deal, shunning the possibility of making the switch to the Premier League, Serie A or Paris Saint-Germain. According to The Sun, Pochettino was angry with the failed attempt to sign a player who he…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘backs Manchester United pursuit of Erling Braut Haaland’

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1,883 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,14TH NOV 2019-Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly given Manchester United chiefs the green light to target Erling Braut Haaland next summer. The Red Devils boss is keen to reunite with the Red Bull Salzburg striker, who he previously managed at Molde, according to The Mirror. The 19-year-old has scored a stunning 26 goals in just 18 appearances for Salzburg during the 2019-20 campaign, including an unrivalled seven in the Champions League. Haaland has also reportedly attracted the interest of a whole host of clubs including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus. Last month, the Norwegian described…

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Continental championship Rugby Africa Cup 2020 season starts with new spectator experience

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1,164 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,13TH NOV 2019-Earlier this year Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) announced the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC). A format that is easier to follow for spectators and more inclusive for teams across the continent. On November 23, 2019, the elimination stage kicks off the new season with two matches: Côte d’Ivoire vs Rwanda in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana vs Botswana in Elmina, Ghana. The following matches will be Senegal vs Mauritius in Dakar, Senegal on November 30, 2019 and Madagascar vs Nigeria in Antananarivo, Madagascar…

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Result: Manchester United cruise past Brighton to move up to seventh

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1,922 total views, no views today © Reuters Manchester United injected some much-needed positivity into their Premier League campaign by comprehensively beating Brighton on an afternoon when Marcus Rashford went from the sublime to ridiculous. Having faced uncomfortable questions during the previous international break following a shock loss at Newcastle, the mood around Old Trafford this time is one of optimism. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side are up to seventh after comfortably defeating Brighton 3-1, with an effort from Andreas Pereira and Davy Propper‘s own goal putting United on course for a victory that Rashford wrapped up after Lewis…

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Mashemeji derby:Gor Mahia punish AFC Leopards at Kasarani

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1,742 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,10TH NOV 2019-It all begun as a  match before  exploding  into a second half filled with moments of blissful exhibition football as Gor Mahia FC ripped the form book to crush their eternal rivals AFC Leopards 4-1 at the Kasarani Stadium on Sunday. Gmien Yikpe scored a spectacular double to kickstart a remarkable goal-fest and spark the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions who thus ended a testing run that included exit from continental football. It will be recalled that Gor had been knocked out…

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Chelsea climb to second after beating Palacein an EPL match

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1,596 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,9TH NOV 2019-Chelsea recorded a sixth consecutive Premier League win for the first time since their title-winning season of 2016-17 as they moved up to second in the table. The Blues’ victory over Crystal Palace means they are now five points behind leaders Liverpool. Frank Lampard’s side moved above Manchester City, who play leaders Liverpool on Sunday, and could be leapfrogged by Leicester City, who host Arsenal at 17:30 GMT on Saturday. Tammy Abraham’s 10th league goal of the season and Christian Pulisic’s…

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Kabras host Impala in top of the table clash; Quins, Nondies in pursuit of first wins

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959 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,8TH NOV 2019– It’s first against second as current leaders Kabras Sugar host second placed Resolution Impala Saracens in match day three action at the ASK Showground in Kakamega on Saturday 9 November 2019. Kabras have again made a blazing start to the new campaign, averaging 66 points in their two previous fixtures. They started with an 89-0 whitewash of newly promoted Kisumu on match day one before building on a 7-6 halftime lead to score 36 unanswered points en route to a…

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Guardiola is the best manager in the world, says Klopp

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896 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,8TH NOV 2019- Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has hailed Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as the best manager in the world as the Premier League rivals gear up for Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash at Anfield. Leaders Liverpool have a six-point advantage over the defending champions and the match is a crucial one for both sides. The build-up has been coloured by Guardiola saying Liverpool’s Sadio Mane sometimes dived and then backtracking. Klopp, who has taken a dig at City’s “tactical fouling”, drew a line under…

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Odhiambo and Ambaka back as Shujaa heads to the Olympic Qualifiers

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1,362 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,5TH NOV 2019- Technical Director Paul Feeney has named a strong 12-man Shujaa squad ahead of the 2019 Africa Men 7s that doubles up as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. The tournament is set to take place on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November in Johannesburg, South Africa. The tournament features a total of 14 teams that are ranked as per last year’s results. Kenya is second after falling to Zimbabwe in the final held in Tunisia. Other teams are: Uganda, Madagascar, Zambia, Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco,…

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Chelsea to rival Manchester United, Real Madrid in Jadon Sancho pursuit?

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1,082 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI-Chelsea will reportedly rival Manchester United and Real Madrid in their pursuit of Jadon Sancho in next summer’s transfer window. The Englishman has cemented himself as one of the most promising players in world football since joining Borussia Dortmund, claiming 15 goals and 19 assists in 42 Bundesliga appearances. United have been most heavily linked with signing Sancho, although Real Madrid are another club that has been credited with an interest in the youngster. According to The Mirror, Chelsea will look to challenge both clubs in order to secure the signature of the 19-year-old. Following…

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