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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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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Inter, 3K stumble at first hurdle in Mini League competition

Inter, 3K stumble at first hurdle in Mini League competition

Makindu, Makueni County-   FC Inter Dunga Dunga and 3K FC, the two teams representing Embu County in the regional mini-league, were both eliminated at the group stage of the ongoing competition in Makindu, Makueni county.   Inter Dunga drew both of their group A to finish with a jointly on to points with hosts Makindu and Bafana Bafana of Isiolo. They were however eliminated for having an inferior number of goal scored. Dunga went…

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Embu county league to kick off in April, Embu Uni promoted to Division II

Embu county league to kick off in April, Embu Uni promoted to Division II

Sunday April 2 is the tentative kick-off date for the Embu County League, the FKF office has said. This message was delivered by FKF Lower Eastern Branch chair Hussein Swaleh during a stakeholders’ meeting held at the Canaan Hotel, Embu on Saturday. Roughly 12 representatives from the federation, referees’ body and clubs attended the mid-morning meeting. Among them was Sec Gen Njue Nyaga and his assistant Charles Njoka. 16 teams The new season will have…

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Kitui, Chuka, Kimathi confirm attendance for Embu Open tournament this weekend

Kitui, Chuka, Kimathi confirm attendance for Embu Open tournament this weekend

Kitui County, Dedan Kimathi and Chuka University are among the teams from outside the county that have confirmed their attendance for the Embu Open Sports Tournament which will be held this weekend. These will play alongside the various secondary schools, colleges and clubs that will be attending the two day event. The 4th/5th February event will be held at Kangaru School, Embu University and Kigari College as part of the teams’ build up for the…

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AFC register win over Embu Select; Cats unlikely to relocate to Embu Stadium

AFC register win over Embu Select; Cats unlikely to relocate to Embu Stadium

Ingotsi, Isuza score to hand Ingwe win in first pre-season game Leopards unlikely to take ground after Hall described it as ‘poor and tough’ Another friendly for home side likely in coming weeks   AFC Leopards registered a 3-0 win in their first pre-season match, beating Embu Select in a match played at the refurbished Moi Stadium Embu Saturday afternoon. A 12th minute opener from Yvonne Isuza and a brace from Mariselas ‘Ádebayor’ Ingotsi (24th…

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Karemba Cup: Kathanjuri are Runyenjes Constituency champions

Karemba Cup: Kathanjuri are Runyenjes Constituency champions

Mike ‘Hazard’ Murimi solitary goal seals victory for Murigi Boys Lwanga edge Vuta Pumzi to secure third position Kathanjuri edged hosts Ndega 1-0 in the final match played at Runyenjes stadium on Sunday to become the Karemba Cup tournament Runyenjes Constituency champions. Mike ‘Hazard’ Mugambi scored the lone goal of the match midway throough the first half to send the outnumbered Kathanjuri fans into a rapture and silence the home crowd. After eight weeks of…

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Karemba Cup: Minnows Vuta continue dream run as they storm into quarters

Karemba Cup: Minnows Vuta continue dream run as they storm into quarters

Tournament underdogs Vuta Pumzi pulled another surprise at the inter ward level as they topped their group to storm into the Karemba Cup quarterfinals on Christmas eve. The Makengi based side showed up at Runyenjes Stadium unknown to many on Friday, but as they left on Saturday, they were on everyone’s lips after beating Nthagaiya 1-0 to come out top of their group. Kennedy Munene scored the all important goal in the first half of…

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Karemba Cup: Kíanjúkí triumph in Gaturi North as Ward Edition comes to a close

Karemba Cup: Kíanjúkí triumph in Gaturi North as Ward Edition comes to a close

Kianjuki are the winners of  the Gaturi North Ward edition of the Karemba Cup. Kennedy Gitonga notched a brace as the hosts beat Vuta Pumzi from Makengi 2-0 in the final played Sunday afternoon as the six-ward string of matches drew to a close on its sixth consecutive weekend. Fan overdrive It was a final few would have predicted, as both teams slid in with 1-0 wins over hot favorites Kianjokoma Rungu and Makengi. With…

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