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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Dunga makes strong statement as Embu County League season kicks off

Dunga makes strong statement as Embu County League season kicks off

Teams in the Embu County League returned to action on Sunday with six matches on the cards. Players from all outfits showed a renewed hunger as they got into the thick of the action in different pitches across the county. Favourable weather conditions – a cool dry day in a rainy season- prevailed as the competition which ranks in the fifth tier of Kenyan football took off. The shine however gave way to rainy showers…

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Raft of changes as new season of Embu County football kick-off date is announced

Raft of changes as new season of Embu County football kick-off date is announced

The 2018 season of the Embu County League is expected to kick off on March 18, with a raft of changes expected to happen in the new season.  A stakeholders’ meeting at Canaan Hotel on Thursday proposed a number of changes, most notably to the officiating, dispute resolution and junior team composition. Teams willing and qualifying to play in the league will be expected to forward their names to Lower Eastern Branch Secretary General Njue Nyaga…

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What happens when you score a hat trick in the Kenya Premier League?

What happens when you score a hat trick in the Kenya Premier League?

Hat-trick hero? sorry, no match ball for you. When we play Sunday football for the Hometown FC, we all know that scoring a hat trick just ends at that. No one will be seen following the match referee demanding the match ball just because they stuck in three (probably disputed) goals into the net. But you would expect things to be a bit different in the country’s top-flight league, the Kenya Premier League, right? Wrong….

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