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Manchester United players to give 30% of pay to NHS

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 1,238 total views,  202 views today BY REUTERS,3RD APRIL,2020-Manchester United players will donate 30% of their wages to local hospitals and health services in the first major coronavirus gesture from a full Premier League squad. The move was the idea of club captain Harry Maguire and was given full backing by the players, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. United are continuing to pay all matchday staff during the crisis and have not sought to use the government’s furlough scheme to help struggling companies protect jobs. The independent move by United players…

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KRU welcomes the decision of the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone the games to 2021.

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 3,826 total views,  202 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,25TH MARCH,2020– The Kenya Rugby Union has welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone the games to 2021. With the current status of the world right now and the unprecedented spread of COVID-19, this is the right direction taken by the IOC. The resulting scenario is difficult as both our men’s and women’s teams had qualified in good time and were well into their preparations for the event.  We will however have to reshape our calendars…

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Fellaini tests positive for COVID-19

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 6,007 total views,  203 views today BY REUTERS,22ND MARCH,2020-Former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been diagnosed with COVID-19 following his return to China, the Belgian’s Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng announced on its official website on Sunday. Fellaini, who joined Shandong last January from the English Premier League side, returned to the country on Friday to join up with his club and tested positive for the coronavirus. The former Belgium international did not have a fever and was asymptomatic, the club said, and has now been placed in quarantine. Chinese…

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Euro 2020 postponed

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 5,385 total views,  12 views today BY AFP,LAUSANNE,17TH MARCH,2020-Uefa has proposed postponing the European Championship, due to take place across the continent in June and July this year, until 2021 at crisis meetings on Tuesday, a source close to European football’s governing body told AFP. According to an earlier tweet by the Norwegian FA, the new plan is for the tournament to take place from June 11 to July 11 next year. The move comes with football across the continent having ground to a halt due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which…

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How to Stream NFL in 2020 from Overseas

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 4,393 total views,  2 views today   BY GUEST WRITER,16TH MARCH,2020-It’s gearing up to be a firecracker of a year for the NFL.   The Kansas City Cheifs recently won their first Super Bowl in 50 years, can they become the first consecutive winners since the Patriots showed their mettle in ‘03 and ‘04?   We’ve got veteran wide receiver Travis Benjamin on the market after four years with the Chargers. It’s yet to be seen if another team will grab him while he’s still a free man.   Meanwhile, the Jaguars…

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Arsenal manager Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

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 5,038 total views BY AFP/UPESI REPORTER,NAIROBI,13TH MARCH,2020-Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the Gunners’ Premier League match at Brighton on Saturday to be postponed. Arsenal have closed their training ground as a result of Arteta’s positive test, with Gunners players and club staff who had recent contact with the Spaniard now forced to self-isolate. “This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling poorly,” Arteta said in a statement on Arsenal’s website. “I will be at work as soon as I’m allowed.” Arsenal confirmed…

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Real Madrid ‘cool interest in Paul Pogba’

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 3,007 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,12TH MARCH,2020-Real Madrid are reportedly now unlikely to attempt to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United this summer. Los Blancos have long been credited with an interest in the France international and had seemingly been weighing up a big-money move at the end of the 2019-20 campaign. Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has talked up an exit on a number of occasions, but the 2018 World Cup winner could allegedly now sign a new contract at Old Trafford. According to the Daily Mail, Madrid no longer view the Frenchman as a priority signing due to…

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All sport in Italy halted because of coronavirus crisis

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 2,855 total views BY AFP,ROME,10TH MARCH,2020-Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced the suspension until April 3 of all sporting events in the country, including the top-flight Serie A football league, as Italy grapples with the coronavirus crisis. The final Serie A game before government announcement saw Sassuolo beat Brescia 3-0 behind closed doors in Reggio Emilia on Monday. After scoring his opening goal Sassuolo striker Francesco Caputo held up a handwritten message on piece of paper, urging fans: “Everything will be fine. Stay at home.” A few hours later…

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Manchester City to offer Kevin De Bruyne £350k-a-week deal?

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 779 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,9TH MARCH,2020-Manchester City are reportedly planning to reward Kevin De Bruyne for his impressive campaign with a bumper new contract. The Belgian playmaker has starred for City this term with a combined 28 goals and assists in the Premier League and Champions League. De Bruyne’s form has led to talk of a possible switch to Real Madrid at the end of the season, but the Daily Express claims that City are hopeful of keeping the 28-year-old at the Etihad Stadium. The report suggests that De Bruyne will be offered a £350,000-a-week deal, which would make…

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Shujaa drop to 12th after Vancouver outing

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 561 total views,  2 views today NAIROBI, Kenya, March 9, 2020/ –– The Kenya men’s national sevens team, Shujaa, are down to 12th after the sixth round of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Canada Sevens which was held at the B.C Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada this past weekend. Shujaa collected 6 points after exiting the tournament at the 9th place semifinal stage, going down 12-7 to Scotland. They had reached this stage after beating Wales 28-0 in the 9th place quarterfinal. They have earlier collected 3 points at…

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Victor Wanyama quits Tottenham, moves to Major League side Montreal

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 2,115 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,4TH MARCH 2020-Tottenham Hotspur midfielder and Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama is set to quit the English Premier League club to join  Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact. Tottenham confirmed the development in a brief statement published on their official website. “We have reached agreement with Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact for the transfer of Victor Wanyama. “The midfielder made 97 appearances for us in all competitions following his move from Southampton in June, 2016, and scored seven times, including the opening goal…

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Jadon Sancho brushes off transfer speculation amid Man Utd, Liverpool interest

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 2,899 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,1ST MARCH,2020-In-demand Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho has brushed off growing speculation over his future amid reports linking him to a host of Europe’s top clubs. The 19-year-old burst onto the scene last season with 13 goals and 19 assists across all competitions, and he has improved that form during the current campaign with 17 goals and 18 assists already from just 33 games. The likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona have all been credited with an interest in the youngster as a result, and Dortmund are understood to…

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Man United draw LASK in Europa League

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 3,218 total views,  1 views today BY REUTERS ,28TH FEB,2020-Manchester United will continue their Europa League campaign against Austrian Bundesliga side LASK after the draw for the competition’s last 16 was held in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday. United, who won the competition in the 2016-17 season, breezed into the next round with a 6-1 aggregate win over Club Brugge on Thursday while LASK have reached the Europa League’s last-16 for the first time after eliminating AZ Alkmaar. Wolverhampton Wanderers, the only other Premier League side left in the competition, take on Olympiakos…

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Simbas 2020 training squad announced

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 2,681 total views NAIROBI, Kenya, February 25, 2020– With the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup dates already released by Rugby Afrique, the governing body of the sport in the continent, the Simbas technical team has set 1st March as the first training session of the squad. The team will be training every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday mornings. The midweek sessions will purely focus on strength and conditioning They will start their sessions at the Peponi school this Sunday with an Emotional Intelligence Session before heading to the pitch. The Simbas are in…

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Arsenal edge Everton in five-goal thriller by | 1h

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 2,850 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,23RD FEB,2020-Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal recovered from an early setback to beat Everton in a thrilling five-goal clash. The visitors led inside 49 seconds as Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s effort became the quickest home goal ever conceded by Arsenal in the Premier League. But Eddie Nketiah would level for the Gunners before Aubameyang struck either side of a Richarlison goal to hand Arsenal a 3-2 win and their first back-to-back league victories since the opening two games of the campaign. Eddie Nketiah, left, scores Arsenal’s first goal (John Walton/PA) Mikel Arteta’s reign as Arsenal boss has…

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Beijing Raiders and Dagoretti Mixed Crowned Nairobi Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Champions

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 2,442 total views BY STEPHEN KANJA,NAIROBI,23RD FEB,2020-Season 1 winners Beijing Raiders reclaimed their lost glory from defending champions Acakoro Ladies to become season 3 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Region champions. Starehe’s Beijing Raiders thumped defending champions Acakoro Ladies FC from Kasarani 6-0 with goals from Salome Drailer in the 40th, 59th, 72nd and 84th minute and Facila Adhiambo in the 45th and 76th minute. “I changed the structure of the team to give the players more freedom since I don’t have an outright attacker assigned yet, and I am glad it worked. This was always…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Regional Finals Fixtures released  

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 2,529 total views,  2 views today BY STEPHEN KANJA,NAIROBI,20TH FEB 2020- Nairobi Region will this weekend be the center of football action with the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom tournament holding its 5th Regional finals at Jamhuri High school on Saturday and Sunday. In the girls category season 1 champions Starehe’s Beijing Raiders will be hoping to  reclaim their lost glory, but they will first have to make it past Kibagare Girls from Westlands in the semifinals. In the second semifinals defending champions Acakoro Ladies from Kasarani will face Makadara’s St. Anne’s Eaglets. During last…

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Jamhuri High School To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Regional Finals

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 2,290 total views,  1 views today BY STEPHEN KANJA ,NAIROBI,18TH FEB 2020-Eight teams will this weekend battle it out to be crowned Nairobi champions in the ongoing Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth tournament. The capital city’s regional finals will be held at Jamhuri High School on Saturday and Sunday. In the boys’ category, last season’s winners South B United from Starehe failed to make it past the group stages, setting the stage for new winners to be crowned. Meanwhile last season’s girls’ champions Acakoro Ladies from Kasarani will be looking to successfully…

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Harambee Starlets striker Essie Akida signs a two-year professional contract with Besiktas

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 3,335 total views,  2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,17TH FEB 2020-Harambee Starlets striker Essie Akida has  signed a two-year professional contract with Turkish giants Besiktas. Akida  becomes the first Kenyan woman to join a side which features in the UEFA Women’s Champions League, arguably the world’s most prestigious club competition. Akida previously turned out for Israeli side Ramat HaSharon FC which signed her in October 2018. She was part of the Harambee Starlets team which won Kenyans’ hearts in 2016 as they qualified for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, beating more…

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Nationwide Regional Playoffs begin this Weekend

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 5,208 total views,  1 views today NAIROBI, Kenya, February 14, 2020- The quest to qualify for next season’s second tier KRU Championship begins in earnest with the commencement of the playoffs across the regional conferences that make up the third tier Nationwide league. Nairobi MKU Nairobi will take on Hurricanes while Shamas Rugby Foundation are up against Co-operative University. Administration Police Warriors welcome Dagoretti Bulldogs to their Utawala base.Swara play host to Daystar Falcons. Central JKUAT Cougars host Nanyuki Jackals as Kiambu play Chuka Vikings. Embu are at home to Zetech with…

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Manchester United want £148m for Paul Pogba

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 6,720 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,EB 2020-Manchester United are holding out for a fee of £148m for midfielder Paul Pogba, according to a report. The France international has featured just eight times in all competitions this season and has been touted with a summer switch to Real Madrid. Pogba was also linked with Madrid and former club Juventus last year, but United’s rumoured £169m valuation at the time put off both teams from making a formal approach. Spanish outlet AS indicates that the Red Devils have accepted the 26-year-old is desperate to move on, however, and have therefore lowered…

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Isiolo Starlets and Tumaini School crowned new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom, Eastern Region champions

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 5,919 total views,  2 views today Machakos, Kenya, February 9th 2020… Isiolo Starlets and Tumaini School from Makueni are the new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern Region champions. In the girls final, Isiolo saw off Chuka University while Tumaini beat Black Panthers from Meru Central in the boys final held at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos. Chuka’s, Susan Wanjeri scored  in the 3rd minute to put the students ahead but Rebeka Nkirote equalised in the 33rd Minute. Hilda Wanjiku and Nasibo Ibrahim then added two goals to extended the lead for Isiolo Starlets in the second half in…

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Kabras drawn against Mwamba as Enterprise Cup pairings take shape

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 3,132 total views,  1 views today NAIROBI, Kenya, February 9, 2020/ –– Defending champions Kabras Sugar reached the Enterprise Cup quarterfinal with a 47-19 win over visiting Menengai Oilers as the tournament kicked off with action in the round of 16 stage on Saturday 8 February 2020. Joining the sugarmen in the last eight were last year’s losing finalists Resolution Impala Saracens who defeated Mean Machine 41-22 at the Impala Club. 2018 Champions Homeboyz registered a 39-13 victory over Kenya Harlequin to advance to the quarters alongside KCB who beat Strathmore Leos…

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Man City v West Ham postponed due to poor weather

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 839 total views BY REUTERS,9TH FEB,2020-Manchester City’s Premier League game against West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday has been postponed due to poor weather caused by Storm Ciara. “Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed,” City said in a statement on Sunday. “This decision has been made by Manchester City’s safety officer following consultation with club stakeholders and officials at West Ham United. “Further information regarding the rescheduling of today’s match will be published…

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Argentina qualify for Tokyo 2020 football tournament

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 1,721 total views BY REUTERS,7TH FEB 2020-Argentina become the first South American team to reach the Tokyo Olympic football tournament when they beat Colombia 2-1 to top the regional qualifying group with a match to spare. Second-half goals from Agustin Urzi – who was later sent off – and Nehuen Perez gave Argentina the hard-fought win on Thursday night. The result gives Argentina’s under-23s an unassailable six points from two games, with one match remaining in the round robin qualification system played in Colombia. Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia are challenging for…

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Nakuru seeded first as Women’s Festival kicks off

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 1,415 total views NAIROBI, Kenya, February 7, 2020/ — Top Fry Nakuru are top seeds for the opening round of the 2020 KRU (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) Women’s Festival which gets underway at the Kenyatta University on Sunday 9 February 2020. The Wanyoress will play out of Pool A alongside Shamas Rugby Foundation and Kisumu Dolphins. StanChart Impala Saracens are in Pool B where they will face Northern Suburbs and COMRAS while Homeboyz, Stanbic Mwamba and hosts Blad Babes make up Pool C. Upon completion of pool play, all teams will be ranked based on…

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Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern Regional Finals Fixtures Announced

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 1,694 total views,  1 views today Nairobi, Kenya, February 6th 2020… Eastern region will this weekend crown new champions as the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth tournament makes its way to Machakos Stadium for the regional finals. With last season’s winners Supersolico from Mwingi and St. Mary’s Ndovea from Makueni failing to qualify from the group stages, 8 boys’ and girls’ teams will take to the field with the hope of becoming the new champions and getting the chance to represent the region at the national finals set for June. In the boys’…

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Fifa cracks the whip,bans three Kenyan players for match fixing

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 1,689 total views,  1 views today BY UPESI REPORTER,NAIROBI,4TH FEB,2020-The Fifa Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday confirmed it had found several players guilty of having been involved in match manipulation in violation of art. 69 par. 1 of the Fifa Disciplinary Code (2017 ed.) (unlawfully influencing match results). In particular, given his central role in the conspiracy, the player George Mandela, Uganda, has been banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level (administrative, sports or any other) for life. Moreover, the Kenyan trio of Moses Chikati,…

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1 point for Shujaa in Australia

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 2,276 total views NAIROBI, Kenya, February 3, 2020/ — The Kenya men’s sevens national team, Shujaa, collected one point at the fourth round of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series this past weekend in Sydney, Australia after placing 16th overall. Playing out of Pool A, Shujaa finished their preliminary round matches winless, starting with a 14-28 defeat to Fiji before losing 21-26 to Wales. They wound up their pool fixtures with a 5-19 defeat to New Zealand before losing the 15th place playoff 19-12 to Samoa. The one point in Australia saw Shujaa…

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Result: Bergwijn scores on debut as Spurs beat Man City in action-packed game

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 2,190 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,2ND FEB,2020-Steven Bergwijn‘s dream debut helped Jose Mourinho get one over his old rival Pep Guardiola as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-0 in a drama-filled Premier League clash. Bergwijn, a £25million signing from PSV Eindhoven this week, made an immediate impact as he opened the scoring in fine style, with Son Heung-min clinching the most impressive three points of Mourinho’s reign in north London so far. City, who were reduced to 10 men when Oleksandr Zinchenko saw red, missed a first-half penalty through Ilkay Gundogan while Sergio Aguero also hit a post as they…

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Kenya 7s humbled by Fiji, Wales in Sydney

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 1,585 total views BY AFP,SDNEY ,1ST FEB 2020-Kenya Sevens launched their Sydney Sevens campaign on a wrong footing losing to Fiji and Wales at the Bankwest Stadium, Australia on Saturday. Fiji hit Kenya 28-14 in the opening match before the Welsh staged a stunning comeback to beat Shujaa 26-21. Against Fifji, the Kenyans were off the blocks swiftly when Collin Injera converted his own try. But the Fijians cancelled it with two tries from Aminiasi Tuimaba and Valimoni Botitu as Napolioni Bolaca added the extras to take a 14-7 lead at…

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Machakos To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern Regional Finals.

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 1,513 total views,  1 views today BY STEPHEN KANJA,NAIROBI,30TH JAN 2020- Machakos County will host the Eastern Regional finals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth tournament. The matches will be played on 8th and 9th February at the Kenyatta Stadium. Last season’s champions, Super Solico and St. Mary’s Ndovea were both eliminated at the grassroots, paving way for new winners to be crowned. Black Panther from Meru, St. Daniel’s High School from Chuka, Tumaini Secondary school from Makueni and Moyale’s Biashara FC will battle it out in the boys’ semifinal “Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom…

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Gor climb to the top of KPL standings courtesy of Kenneth Muguna’s goal

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 1,498 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,29TH JAN 2020-Skipper Kenneth Muguna hit a second half winner as Gor Mahia FC defeated Sofapaka FC 2-1 Wednesday afternoon as the champions unseated Kakamega Homeboyz on top the Kenyan Premier League. Lawrence Juma put Gor 1-0 up after only nine minutes and Jedinak Ameyaw Nana responded for Sofapaka to restore parity five minutes later in a blistering opening quarter-hour at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu. Muguna had the final say in the 63rd minute to secure victory for Gor who thus took their points tally…

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Kenya Rugby Union wins bid to host Rugby Africa U20 tournament

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 1,800 total views BY CORRESPONDENT,CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA,28TH JAN 2020– Rugby Africa announced the successful bid of Kenya Rugby to host the U20 Barthés Trophy, sponsored by Société Générale, for three consecutive years. The 2020 edition of the U20 Barthés Trophy will be held on April 19, 22 and 26 in Nairobi, Kenya. “The Kenya Rugby Union and the entire Kenyan people are thrilled by the excellent news from Rugby Africa awarding Kenya the Barthes U20 Trophy hosting rights for the next three years. It is indeed a great honour to…

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Tottenham Hotspur to rival Manchester for Leicester City forward Islam Slimani?

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 1,094 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,28TH JAN 2020-Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly identified Leicester City forward Islam Slimani as a potential signing before the end of the January transfer window. Despite having contributed seven goals and seven assists in 13 Ligue 1 appearances for Monaco, the Algeria international is now out of favour at Stade Louis II. That has allegedly resulted in interest from Manchester United, who are looking to bring in a short-term replacement for the injured Marcus Rashford. However, Spurs face the same scenario due to the absence of Harry Kane, with RMC Sport claiming that they have made…

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Arsenal ‘expecting Barcelona bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’

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 1,284 total views,  1 views today BY KORIR  JUMA,NAIROBI,27TH JAN 2020-Arsenal reportedly expect Barcelona to make an approach for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang before the end of the January transfer window. Despite having less than 18 months remaining on his contract, Aubameyang has recently committed his immediate future to the Gunners. However, until the Gabon international makes a final decision regarding his next move, speculation will persist about a potential exit from the Emirates Stadium. According to The Telegraph, the Premier League outfit are bracing themselves for an offer from Barcelona, who require a replacement for the injured Luis Suarez. While…

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Manchester City canter into FA Cup last 16

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 1,291 total views BY REUTERS,26TH JAN 2020-Holders Manchester City served up an attacking masterclass as they thrashed 10-man Fulham 4-0 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday, with Gabriel Jesus scoring twice within three second-half minutes. Any hopes of Championship side Fulham causing an upset at the Etihad Stadium were dented in less than six minutes after captain Tim Ream received his marching orders for dragging down Jesus inside the box. “For a few moments I thought it would be a tough game,” City manager Pep Guardiola said. “They’re a…

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Rugby:Kenya’s Shujaa climb to tenth after Hamilton outing

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 1,283 total views BY AFP,HAMILTON,26TH JAN 2020-The Kenya Sevens team, Shujaa, moved one place up the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series standings, climbing from 11th to 10th after the New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton at the weekend. A 19-17 loss to Argentina in the seventh place playoff saw the side collect 10 points, taking their tally for the season to 25 points after previous rounds in Dubai and Cape Town. The side had earlier finished second overall in Pool B, missing out on a cup semifinal berth as the tournament format…

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Manchester United ‘planning huge summer overhaul’

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 1,271 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,25TH JAN 2020-Manchester United are reportedly planning a major overhaul in the summer as they look to close the gap to the Premier League’s leading clubs. Wednesday night’s 2-0 home defeat to Burnley left the Red Devils 33 points adrift of runaway leaders Liverpool, with the fans making their unhappiness with the board and Ed Woodward known during the game. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has also come in for criticism, but the board are understood to have no plans to sack the under-fire Norwegian. Instead, the Daily Mail reports that they will give him one more transfer…

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Kenya 7s falter as New Zealand, Fiji, England command attention

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 791 total views BY AFP,HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND,25TH JAN 2020-Kenya Sevens were dumped out of the running for a place in the new cut-throat version of the World Rugby Sevens series in Hamilton on Saturday. Kenya lost 24-19 to England in their opening match before they settled for a 12-12 draw with japan in their second tie early Saturday.. New Zealand, Fiji and England emerged as the unbeaten sides. Under the format, introduced for the New Zealand round and for Australia next weekend, quarter-finals have been scrapped, pool winners progress direct to…

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Sports CS Amina says Nyayo to be complete in March

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 1,576 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND 2020-President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage to ensure the country’s top stadia are completed by March this year as the clock ticks down to the IAAF World U20 Championships. The Cabinet Secretary for Sport Amina Mohammed described the prolonged delay of renovation works at the Nyayo National Stadium as an ‘eye-sore’ after conducting a brief inspection tour of the facility on Wednesday. Nyayo was part of the four stadia earmarked to host the 2018  African Nations Championship (Chan) hence…

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Manchester United ‘make breakthrough in Bruno Fernandes talks’

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 1,210 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND JAN 2020-Manchester United have reportedly make a breakthrough in their pursuit of Bruno Fernandes. The Sporting Lisbon attacker continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford, although the Portuguese club’s unwillingness to drop their valuation had seemingly led to the deal stalling. Fernandes is believed to have told a close friend that he expects to join the 20-time English champions this month, though, and according to A Bola, United have now made a breakthrough in transfer discussions. The report claims that the Red Devils have made an offer of £47m…

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Things look bright for Gor as Umbro joins the KPL giants in unveiling new kit

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 1,654 total views BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,21ST JAN,2020-Kenyan Premier League (KPL) record champions Gor Mahia on Tuesday received samples of their new Umbro kits at the Jericho’s Camp Toyoyo training grounds, in what is a precursor to the official full kit presentation in tow weeks time. The event  was presided over by Umbro CEO South Africa David Ricketts, who expressed his delight in partnering with the Kenyan giants. The CEO, in his remarks, signalled his intention to go beyond the kit deal in their partnership with Gor. ‘’I cannot hide my joy…

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Rugby:Shamas and Swara continued with their winning form in the clubs category, maintaining the top two positions after Saturday’s matches

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 1,205 total views NAIROBI, Kenya, January 20, 2020– MKU Nairobi and Administration Police Warriors took advantage of Daystar Falcons inactivity this past weekend to climb to the summit of the Nationwide Nairobi University league. MKU Nairobi posted a 16-5 win away to Co-operative University to go top on 34 points, one clear of the AP Warriors (33 points) who condemned Catholic Monks II to a 56-6 defeat. Nazerene defeated TUK 31-5 in the other match played in the category on Saturday while KCA Sparxx received a 28-0 walkover after Multimedia’s no show.…

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Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0 to extend Premier League lead

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 1,622 total views BY SAMSON MBII/AFP,19TH JAN 2020–Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 16 points with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in Sunday’s clash at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp‘s side went in front during the early stages through Virgil van Dijk, only to have two goals ruled out later in the first half. However, despite United creating several chances of their own, the Merseyside giants sealed the win in the final seconds through Mohamed Salah, who finally ended his lengthy streak without a goal against United. While Liverpool move…

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Liverpoool is back at Anfield with Man United the visitors with a chance to stretch the lead between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to 30 points

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 1,156 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH JAN 2020-Jurgen Klopp‘s men are back at Anfield with Man United the visitors, where a chance to stretch the lead between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to 30 points is on the table. The 1-0 win at Tottenham last time out not only broke the record for the best-ever start to a league campaign across Europe’s five leagues but it also ensured the Reds 14 point advantage atop of the Premier League table remained – with a game in hand. And while Liverpool are forging ahead at record-breaking levels, United…

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

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 1,128 total views 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 Crystal Palace…

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Manchester City ‘still hopeful of new Leroy Sane deal’

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 1,101 total views 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 that Sane…

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Rugby:League action returns on 11 January 2020

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 4,652 total views,  1 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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 5,649 total views 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, and Cameroon…

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