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 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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Tight race at the top between 3K, Inter Dunga as ECL second leg takes shape

Tight race at the top between 3K, Inter Dunga as ECL second leg takes shape

The ECL second leg continued to pick up speed over the weekend, with six matches played in the third round of meetings. Seven matches were initially scheduled, but one was pushed forward owing to a standoff over the correct venue. Yatte 3-2 Embu University Yatte continued their fine form from the previous weekend to see off the seniors in the first match of the weekend on Saturday. Fresh from topping the upper Embu U-20 Safaricom sponsored…

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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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Embu County League (ECL) second leg steering meeting set for the end of the week

Embu County League (ECL) second leg steering meeting set for the end of the week

A clubs and stakeholders’ meeting is going to be held by the end of this week to review the first leg and map out the second leg of the Embu County League (ECL), according to Lower Eastern Branch assistant Secretary General Charles Njoka. Njoka says the meeting that was initially scheduled for last Saturday will now be held on a date soon to be confirmed, tentatively on Friday or Saturday. Says Njoka, “ We were…

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