OPINION: Why Nick Mwendwa Deserves Another Term at the Helm of FKF

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Nick Mwendwa: Even the most ardent critics of the current FKF administration acknowledge albeit begrudgingly the fact that in the last four years, the state of football in Kenya has improved in many aspects. These include Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa’s political opponents. I too subscribe to the school of thought that Nick Mwendwa’s first four-year term at the helm of Kenyan football has been a success and what he now needs is to take the sport to the next level even as he aspires for re-election. Upon…

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Welcome Back Sportpesa: Uhuru Scraps 20% Tax After His Cousin Acquired A Sizeable Share At Sportpesa And Kenyans Can Keep Calm!

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a bill that scraps of the contentious 20 percent stake after his cousin Peter Kihanya acquired more stakes at leading betting firm SportPesa. The has sent tongues wagging. Kenyans cannot help but wonder whether the tax was in the first place imposed for leverage; to arm-twist other shareholders into ceding some shares Peter Kihanya is a close cousin of the President. The Standard Newspaper, in a recent article named as one of the seven people that Uhuru Kenyatta does sleepovers in his house.…

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Kenya football referees give FKF a Thumbs up

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Kenyan referees have handed Football Kenya Federation (FKF) a thumbs up for adequately addressing their needs. FIFA referee instructor Dorcas Moraa and elite FIFA referee Caroline Wanjala have both applauded the current federation for elevating the status of Kenyan Referees. “I would like to thank FKF President Nick Mwendwa and the present Federation for their sincere support of the referees in the country,” said Moraa. Elite FIFA Referee Caroline Wanjala supported her colleague’s sentiments: “I would like to applaud the current regime for its attempts to boost the country’s performance…

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Referees Thank FKF For Facilitating Programs To Enhance Their Skills

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Fitness is no longer an issue for referees in Kenya who can now comfortably cope with the intensity of top-flight soccer. This development can be attributed to a number of Physical Endurance Tests (PET) training facilitated by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF). FKF has in the last four years held quarterly referees training and PET’s, in a bid to not only ascertain their physical preparedness to handle matches but also ensure that they are kept up to speed with the laws of the game. Physical Endurance Tests Now A Norm…

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Sofapaka Football Club Now Eyeing Musa Mohammed

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It’s true that we have been trailing Musa Mohammed for a while now. We had a chance to engage him briefly last season before he left for Zambia,” Harambee Stars sweeper Musa Mohammed could soon pen a deal with Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Sofapaka, the club’s president Elly Kalekwa revealed on Tuesday. The former Gor Mahia captain is now a free agent after his two-year contract with Zambian Super League giants Nkana FC ran out early June. Kalekwa admitted that Musa was among the two players currently on their…

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Mwendwa In Deep Trouble As 11 Aspirants Unite To Send Him Home.

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They have accused the Mwendwa-led team of hatching a plot to extend their stay in office through unorthodox means.” Eleven FKF presidential aspirants have initiated the process of collecting signatures to enable them to submit a petition to Fifa, Cabinet Secretary of Sports and the Sports Registrar. The petition seeks to disband Football Kenya Federation and instead replace it with a normalization committee that will afford stakeholders an opportunity to convene round-table discussions on the way forward for Kenya Football Federation (FKF) elections. “We, the undersigned wish to petition FIFA,…

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Kariobangi Sharks Deny Sacking Head Coach Muluya

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Treat this document with the contempt it deserves. The least they could have done is use proper english and attend to proper punctuation. Kariobangi Sharks FC. FAKE NEWS.” Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Kariobangi Sharks chairman Robert Maoga has trashed claims that the club has fired their head coach William Muluya. A letter in our possession had earlier indicated that Muluya had been axed with immediate effect. The letter read in part: “I hope this letter finds you and your family well. As permitted by section 15 of your employment…

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High Court Bars SDT From Interfering With Football

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The High Court in Mombasa on Tuesday issued an order barring the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) from handling any case in football. Two FKF National Executive Committee (NEC) members, Gabriel Mghendi and Lilian Nadundu appeared in court as first and second petitioners respectively. The ruling has effectively put on hold all suits filed against the federation at the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT), including a case in which the Kenya Premier League (KPL) management wants the top tier season to resume after FKF made a decision to cancel it following the…

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Mwendwa’s Excellent Work Should Earn Him A Second Term – Mayakula

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Nick Mwendwa deserves a second term in office as Football Kenya Federation president to continue with the marvelous job he has done so far. FKF North West Rift Branch Secretary Francis Mayakula has commended Mwendwa for working painstakingly to enhance the quality of the sport in the country from the time he took charge of the national office four years ago. “President Nick Mwendwa has achieved so much for football in Kenya over the last four years and if handed a second term he will continue to raise the bar…

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Cs Amina Mohammed: Kipchoge Stadium Eldoret To Resume Construction Friday

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Construction of Kipchoge Stadium in Eldoret will be completed in the next 6-7 months. According to Sports Cs Amina Mohammed funds have been allocated and the contractor is already on the ground.  Construction works at the stadium started8 years ago but to date, no much progress has been made. “I have been sent here by President Uhuru Kenyatta to assess the works at Kipchoge stadium and I want to assure you that in the next six to seven months, the stadium will be complete,” said Cs Amina Mohammed while speaking to the press…

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