FKF Signs Multimillion Sponsorship Deal with Odibets

The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has inked a Sh127 Million deal with leading betting firm Odibets aimed at growing local football talent at the grass root level. The three-year deal will see all FKF county leagues renamed Odibets County leagues beginning this season. The betting firm will provide all clubs taking part in the leagues with six balls and playing kits. Odibets General Manager Dedan Mungai noted that the partnership with FKF is in line with Odibet’s vison of growing untapped talent from Mtaani to national and finally the international…

AFC Leopards Captain Make Special Request to Fans as He Oozes Confidence Despite Loss to Gor

There is still hope at the AFC Leopards camp despite the team’s recent heavy loss at the hands of fierce rivals Gor Mahia. Ingwe lost 4-1 to Kogallo in a high profile KPL match staged at the Kasarani Stadium. A brace from Gor Mahia’s Ivorian Import Yikpe Gnamien and goals from Clifton Miheso and Lawrence Juma saw Gor Mahia cap off an impressive second half display with a routine thumping of AFC Leopards. Despite the loss, Ingwe’s captain Soter Kayumba still believes that the team has what it takes to…

Gor Mahia Land in Egypt Ahead of Al Hilal Clash

Kenya Premier League Champions Gor Mahia have on Tuesday landed in Cairo Egypt ahead of their upcoming international friendly against Al Hilal Benghazi of Libya. The team landed safely in Cairo at around 12.00PM, Tuesday Kenyan time and was received by their hosts Al Hilal after which it checked into the Radisson Blu Hotel. According to Gor Mahia’s social media handles, the team will depart to Alexandria tomorrow en route to Benghazi (Libya). It will hold a training session for 3 days before the friendly match against Al Hilal SC.…

Granit Xhaka Opens Up on His Arsenal Future

Granit Xhaka has opened up on his angry reaction to verbal abuse he suffered from Arsenal fans when substituted during the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace, which led to him being stripped of the club’s captaincy. The 27-year-old has been absent for the last four matches, with manager Unai Emery suggesting Xhaka may never play for the club again after the midfielder was left “devastated, sad and very down” by last month’s Emirates incident, which led to him telling supporters to “f*** off” after he was jeered off. However, in…

One Change For Starlets as Coach Ouma Names Squad For Zambia Clash

Harambee Starlets coach David Ouma has made one change to the starting lineup set to do duty in the second leg of their Olympics Qualifier against Zambia in Lusaka. Gentrix Shikangwa has been handed a starting berth in place of Janet Bundi, having started off the bench in the first leg played at the MISC Kasarani. The match is set to be played at the Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, on Monday, November 11, 2019, starting 4 pm EAT. Starlets were held to a 2-2 draw in the first leg and…

Gor Mahia Name Squad For the Benghazi Assignment

Fresh from beating fierce rivals AFC Leopards in the Mashemeji derby, Kenya Premier League Champions Gor Mahia have named their travelling squad ahead of their upcoming international friendly with Libyan giants Al Hilal Benghazi. Kogallo will have to make do without the services of captain Kenneth Muguna and his assistant Joash Onyango. Also, not available for selection is midfield maestro Lawrence Juma with the trio committed to national team duties with Harambee Star ahead of the upcoming AFCON qualifier against Egypt. Goal keeper David Mapigano is also another notable absentee…

All Set for the Soweto Derby as Tickets are Sold Out

The much-awaited Absa Premiership Soweto Derby between the archrivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates is sold out. The sold-out sign went up on Monday afternoon. This is back-to-back of three matches in succession that will see the Glamour Boys play in front of capacity crowds. City to city, from Loftus Versfeld, to Moses Mabhida Stadium and now FNB Stadium, the clash between the two sides has always been Sold Out. The Soweto Derby is scheduled to take place at the Mecca of South African football, FNB Stadium. The date is…

Fomer Egypt Head Coach Lands Managerial Role at La Liga Side

CD. Leganés and Mexican coach Javier Aguirre Onaindia have reached an agreement for the Aztec coach to take charge of the pepineros’ bench until the end of the season. Aguirre, 60, has a long career, having taken charge of more than 350 games in the First Division. Aguirre, who played in America, Atlante, Osasuna and Guadalajara, in addition to the Mexican national team, with which he played in the 1986 World Cup, began his career as a coach in his home country directing Atlante, Pachuca and the national team before…

Tanzanian Giants Move For Bandari Fc’s Head Coach Bernard Mwalala

Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala’s recent great run in the Kenyan football scene seem to have finally caught the attention of a club outside Kenya. Mwalala has been tipped to join Tanzanian giants Yanga SC with the Dar es Salaam based side revealing it’s desire to land the highly rated tactician. According to sources within Yanga SC, a move for Mwalala has already been made. “I can confidently tell you Yanga have already talked to Mwalala,” Said a source as quoted by Goal. Mwalala, also a former player for…

Gor’s Polack Admits to CAF Failure as He Calls For Quality Signings Ahead of Mashemeji Derby

For the first time in three years, Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia will not be part of the CAF Confederations cup group stage action after falling in the preliminary round at the hands of DC Motema Pembe of Congo. Gor Mahia lost 3-2 on aggregate and their 1-1 draw back in Nairobi came back to haunt them in Kinsasha where they lost 2-1. Coach Steven Polack has now admitted that beating DC Motema in their backyard was never going to be a walk in the park for Gor. According…