Runyenjes District League matchday 12 results and standings

Runyenjes District League matchday 12 results and standings

The second leg of Runyenjes football kicked off successfully on Sunday with all five matches on the fixture played to conclusion.   Ena and Kavangua (both from Kagaari South) avenged first-leg losses to Gikuuri and Stunners respectively. Ena avenged a 3-1 first leg loss with a 3-0 reply while Kavangua came two short of correcting the 5-0 first leg loss, winning 3-1.   Kisimani (Kyeni North) Kathunguri (Kyeni South) and Shaolin Soccer (Kyeni South) completed…

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The nonsensical rule that beats all for the upcoming County Youth Games

The nonsensical rule that beats all for the upcoming County Youth Games

For some strange reason, the football (and general sporting fraternity) in this country takes little interest in sporting activities organized by the counties. This is understandable given the little importance that the devolved governments give to football wherever you go. Instead of treating the game as an important part of their societies, counties make any slight involvement look and sound like a favour and players have to clap continuously if a governor or MCA makes…

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Kangami stun Triumph, Man U keep up pace, Dunga finally back on track – ECL round 17 results and standings

Kangami stun Triumph, Man U keep up pace, Dunga finally back on track – ECL round 17 results and standings

The Embu County League second leg gained footing on Sunday as three of the four matches on the cards went ahead without a hitch. Inter Dunga, Triumph, Kangami, Mwamba, Black Cats and league leaders Man U were all in action. The fourth match of the day, Faith vs Yatte, was postponed since the school side is still away for the holidays. Manchester kept their impressive form as they edged Black Cats 1-0 at Mois stadium…

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Goal flurry as Runyenjes District League finally Kicks off + Standings

Goal flurry as Runyenjes District League finally Kicks off + Standings

uThe much anticipated Runyenjes District League kicked off to much fanfare on Sunday, with teams showing hunger for competition with some free-scoring displays. It would have been a festival for over 2.5 goals and goal-goal punters had there been a betting avenue. All matches played over the weekend saw at least four goals scored, with all but one teams seeing the back of the net. Gikuuri and Ena flagged off the action with a rescheduled…

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Embu Football falls at the first round in KICOSCA games

Embu Football falls at  the first round in KICOSCA games

The football team representing Embu County n the ongoing Kenya Inter County Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) games at Kisii bowed out at the group stages after finishing third in their group on Wednesday. Embu County finished behind Nandi and hosts Kisii, therefore missed out on the any of the two knockout round slots. Kajiado County finished bottom of the group. The Land of Opportunities’ representatives played to a 1-1 draw with Kajiado, but were…

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Slow start as two teams grant walkovers on first day of ECL Second leg + Current standings

Slow start as two teams grant walkovers on first day of ECL Second leg + Current standings

The second leg of the Embu County League got off to a slow start as two teams failed to honour their fixtures on Sunday. Kithimu One did not show up at their own home ground, handing Man U an easy three points that saw them go top on the standings log. Kathanjuri also failed to show up at Muragari making it an effortless a maximum points for St. Lwanga. Reliable sources indicate the Kyeni South…

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Double treat for Embu County League fans as football season returns

Double treat for Embu County League fans as football season returns

Embu County League lovers will have a double treat this weekend as the return of the competition’s second leg gets underway. After witnessing the start of what promises to be another exciting English Premier League season on Saturday, teams will turn their focus to the County League which resumes on Sunday, August 12. The second round fixtures were officially released on Friday 3rd August during a Stakeholder’s meeting held at Panesic Hotel, Embu. Five matches…

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African Lion vs Asian Tiger: Battle of continents as Senegal meet Japan in second Group H round

African Lion vs Asian Tiger: Battle of continents as Senegal meet Japan in second Group H round

It will be a clash of continents at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Sunday the 25th as Asian heroes Japan play African giants Senegal for a slot at the knock out stages. Neither team has ever won two consecutive opening matches in the World cup so this could be a perfect opportunity to make history. Japan and Senegal come to this match with high confidence following 2-1 wins over Colombia and Poland respectively.  Both teams are…

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Will Salah overshadow El-Shanaway for MOTM against Russia – and will he also decline the award?

Will Salah overshadow El-Shanaway for MOTM against Russia – and will he also decline the award?

Egyptian Goalie says no to Man of the match award For most footballers, winning the man of the match award against a team like Uruguay is a dream comes true. But this was not the case for Egyptian goalie Mohamed El- Shanawy who refused to take the award after an impressive work in goal. Egypt played two-time Fifa World Cup champions Uruguay in their opening match on June 15, staging a show that few expected. They…

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Tough pool awaits Shujaas in Paris

Tough pool awaits Shujaas in Paris

Kenya 7s team, Shujaas, will not have an easy ride in the season’s last leg in Paris as they seek to conclude their 2017/18 season on a high. The Kenya sevens have been pooled together with London7s winners Fiji, who have won the main cup four times consecutively and five times out of nine so far. Kenya has met Fiji in two main cup finals this season in Vancouver and Hong Kong with the Fijians…

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