Browsing the "Soccer" Category
February 11, 2016 - 0 Comments

The youthful long-serving Kariobangi Sharks chairman Nick Mwendwa is the new president of the Football Kenya Federation. Mwendwa, 37, an Information and Technology specialist polled 50 votes to floor Nairobi-based lawyer and Gor Mahia chairman...

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June 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football’s governing body. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA president for 17 years and only re-elected on Friday,...

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May 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP Arsenal retained the FA Cup in majestic style as their 4-0 demolition of Aston Villa in Saturday’s final made history for the Gunners and their manager Arsene Wenger. Wenger’s side swept Villa aside...

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May 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP ZURICH Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as Fifa president on Friday in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world football. His...

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May 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP NEW YORK Top Fifa and soccer officials were arrested early Wednesday morning by Swiss police acting on US corruption charges, The New York Times reported, a crisis for the organisation that has been...

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May 6, 2015 - 0 Comments

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote says he is still interested in adding Arsenal Football club to his ever expanding vast business empire. The Nigerian business mogul, whose fortune is estimated at Sh 200 billion, also...

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April 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

“Go ye all Gor faithful and consume Gor Mahia bread!” That is the message being sent out by the Gor Mahia FC management after the club launched a partnership with Nakuru based company Good bread...

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April 12, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP MANCHESTER Manchester United dealt Manchester City’s Champions League qualification hopes another blow by storming back from behind to trounce their derby rivals 4-2 in the Premier League on Sunday. Sergio Aguero gave City...

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April 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

English Premier League giants Arsenal FC will not be visiting Kenya anytime soon. This follows a decision by the Kenyan government to cancel the Magic Cup football tournament that was tentatively set for Nairobi in...

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April 4, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP LONDON Arsenal dealt Liverpool’s Champions League qualification hopes a massive blow on Saturday with a stylish 4-1 victory that lifted Arsene Wenger’s side to second place in the Premier League. Arsenal scored three...

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March 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has found himself embroiled in a bizarre incident after footage emerged of him being knocked out by former team-mate Phil Bardsley in an impromptu boxing match in his...

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March 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

The craze of sports betting has hit through Uganda’s capital Kampala and is spreading faster than an unwanted flu. As perhaps proof of how ‘lucrative’ this venture is here in Uganda, tens of betting outlets...

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March 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

Kenya international midfielder Mcdonald Mariga intends to commit himself to Parma FC until the end of the current league season, despite the club’s current financial crisis. The financial situation at the Italian club is so...

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March 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP John Terry hailed Chelsea’s League Cup final triumph against Tottenham on Sunday as a massive moment in Jose Mourinho’s second spell in charge. Terry put Chelsea on course for a 2-0 victory when...

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March 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

Gor Mahia’s trip to Madagascar to honour a continental assignment on Sunday only became a reality after former presidential aspirant Peter Kenneth came to the club’s rescue, Nairobi News can reveal. The cash strapped league champions’ 28-man...

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February 28, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP Rooney scored twice as Manchester United beat Sunderland 2-0 on Saturday in a game notable for referee Roger East’s error in sending off the wrong visiting player. Sunderland kept the hosts at bay...

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February 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

Kenya international midfielder MacDonald Mariga will be forced to shop for a new club in the June transfer window after his Serie A side Parma was dissolved on Sunday. The development may keep Mariga out...

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February 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

Former Harambee Stars coach Twahhir Muhhidin has called for thorough investigations by authorities into latest allegations suggesting a high stakes match involving Kenya and Nigeria in Nairobi on November 14, 2009 was fixed. These allegations surfaced on Thursday afternoon,...

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