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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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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ECL week 19 report: Walk overs mark rainy weekend, disputes settled + latest standings

ECL week 19 report: Walk overs mark rainy weekend, disputes settled + latest standings

The Embu County League entered its 19t round of the season this weekend, with seven matches scheduled to be played in the round. The round came on the back of a committee meeting that saw conflict rulings change the standings outlook without a kick of the ball. The meeting held at Panesic Hotel last Saturday saw Inter Dunga Dunga deducted a point and Manchester handed a win after the latter launched a complaint about the eligibility…

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Inter slash gap at the top as leaders 3K drop points at home (+complete league standings)

Inter slash gap at the top as leaders 3K drop points at home (+complete league standings)

The race for the top prize in the ECL took a new twist in this weekend round as 3K’s home draw allowed Inter Dunga to slash their lead to four points. The league leaders were held to a 2-2 draw by Mbeere South side Rangers even as they continued their fine run at the Kagumori fortress. The slip allowed Inter, who collected a hard-fought 1-0 win at Nembure, to come within touching distance of the…

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Triumph, Manyatta as ECL action returns to Embu Stadium

Triumph, Manyatta  as ECL action returns to Embu Stadium

Triumph and Manyatta were picked up the first points of the Embu County league in the new-era Moi Stadium as league action descended into the heart of Embu’s capital Sunday afternoon. After the close of Chapa Dimba action for the juniors, the ground opened for seniors’action in which the league entered the second round of second leg action following last weekend’s disruption. Black Cats 1-2 Triumph Triumph vs Black Cats was the first match of the…

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Embu Uni fail to honour first fixture as ECL second leg kicks off

Embu Uni fail to honour first fixture as ECL second leg kicks off

Embu University failed to honor their first fixture of the season as the second leg of the Embu County League kicked off on Sunday, further setting the tone for questions regarding their involvement so late into the season. The town based side was scheduled to travel to Ishiara in what would have been their first match since being drafted midway through the season, but a no show assured an easy three points and two goals for…

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Back to action as Embu County League (ECL) second leg kicks off

Back to action as Embu County League (ECL) second leg kicks off

The Embu County League (ECL) is set to resume today with the first round of second leg fixtures scheduled at different venues around County #014. Five matches are scheduled as sides re-launch their hunt for a top three finish which guarantees them a spot in the regional Mini-League to be hosted in the county this December. League leaders 3K begin at home against Rungu, seeking to avenge the 3-1 thrashing they received at Kianjokoma in…

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Goal galore in weekend of Embu football friendlies

Goal galore in weekend of Embu football friendlies

Sunday proved to be a day of goal festivals in the friendly matches played across Embu County, with at least seven goals scored in the three highlight matches of the day. 3K FC once again proved their Kagumori ground to be a fortress, whipping visitors Kigumo FC 7-1 in a match that was played in the chilly afternoon conditions. The visitors were first to find the net within the first quarter hour, but their effort…

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