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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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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Shiny sunset as 3K are crowned Embu County League Champions

Shiny sunset as 3K are crowned Embu County League Champions

All glory despite losing the last match of the season 3K sealed the title with a match to spare The Kagumori based outfit amassed 53 points from 23 games, two better than Dunga can attain Mini-league only remaining obstacle on the way to Division 2 3K had a great close to the season as they were crowned Embu County League champions despite losing 0-2 to Inter Dunga Dunga at Moi Stadium, Embu, on Sunday. The Champions received…

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ECL Week 20 report: Triumph, 3K share spoils as season hits homestretch+ Latest standings

ECL Week 20 report: Triumph, 3K share spoils as season hits homestretch+ Latest standings

The Embu County League entered its 20th round of the season this weekend. Five of seven scheduled matches were played; one was postponed and the other was given as a walkover. A total of 19 goals were scored in the round. Rangers were the only side that did not score in this round. Saturday Triumph v Embu University The only scheduled fixture for Saturday was canceled and will be played on a day yet to…

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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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ECL week 18 report: Rungu, Gaturi return with losses after weeks of absence

ECL week 18 report: Rungu, Gaturi return with losses after weeks of absence

The Embu County League continued its march towards its conclusion this weekend, with six fixtures played on Saturday and Sunday. 17 goals were scored in the round which saw all scheduled fixtures played. Rungu and Gaturi participated in this round despite having failed to honour their fixtures in previous weeks. Saturday Rungu 0-0 Ishiara Rungu returned to action after weeks of action that saw them give away a walkover in a home fixture, welcoming Ishiara to…

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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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Sunday’s Embu County football action: Stinchez, Inter Dunga, 3K and more

Sunday’s Embu County football action: Stinchez, Inter Dunga, 3K and more

Football action within Embu county is expected to continue this afternoon despite the ongoing mid-season break. A number of sides are expected to play friendlies on the day, with town rivalry between Stinchez and other town teams the highlight of the match. Stinchez, which trains at St. Michaels’ ground, will face off against a combined side of other teams that train at Kamiu grounds. These include Inter Dunga Dunga, Black Cats and Triumph. Yatte, which…

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Embu County League set for kick off after successful fundraiser

Embu County League set for kick off after successful fundraiser

The Embu County League is set to kick off next week after teams held a successful fundraiser on Saturday. Seven teams represented at the Embu Social Hall  event managed to raise Ksh. 120, ooo in the league support campaign launch which was graced by Lower Eastern FKF NEC member Muriiithi Nabea. Also present at the event at the event were Embu County Sports CEC Damiano Muthee, FKF Lower Eastern Sec Gen Njue Nyaga, his assistant…

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