Leagues
Moving Goalposts return to Kenyan Football League
Former K’Ogallo star joins Premier Soccer League side Celtic
Supersport not coming back to Kenya Football League – Wario
SuperSport has cancelled its contract to air Live Kenyan Football League matches
Mariga attracts interest from Major League Soccer clubs
China can become world's top football league - marketing boss - Capital Sports
Moving Goalposts return to Kenyan Football League
2018-02-02 10:10:08 Moving the Goalposts [MTG] has made a return to the Women Division One League. MTG, which took part in UNICEF sponsored Women Premier League in 2011, has been out of the league since 2012. However, the club has been actively involved in tournaments both local and intentional including the Global Goals World Cup in New York where the club was crowned champion in September 2017   Read More ...
Maiden Somalia football league Puntland State concludes
2017-09-25 12:15:09   Read More ...
Little league football linked to mood problems later: study
2017-09-20 12:13:11 Taking up American football before the age of 12 may have an impact on behaviour and mood much later in life, a study of former players said Tuesday. Those who started the sport early were at higher risk by age 51 to suffer from depression, apathy or other behavioural problems, though memory and thinking skills did not seem to be affected, according to a paper in the journal Translational Psychiatry   Read More ...
Former K’Ogallo star joins Premier Soccer League side Celtic
2017-07-22 00:04:29 Ali Hassan Abondo has joined Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Bloemfontein Celtic as a free agent after being released by Ajax Cape Town.   Read More ...
Premier League and Football League clubs post record revenues - Capital Sports
2017-07-12 17:02:27 The 92 Premier League and Football League clubs recorded combined revenues in excess of £4.4 billion ($5.7bn, 4.9bn euros) in the 2015/16 season, according to consultants Deloitte. English topflight clubs generated record revenues of £3.6bn, a 9% increase, in the final year of the league’s 2013-16 broadcast cycle, the firm said in its annual review of football finance. Revenus will continue to rise in the 2017/18 season, the review forecast   Read More ...
Facebook Will Stream Live Champions League Football Next Season
2017-06-27 20:14:25 The Champions League is a popular football tournament that is watched by millions of people around the world. However, to watch it, you must be signed onto the various established cable TV channels that have signed massive contracts to broadcast this content. However, we are also in an age where social networks like Facebook have global audiences in their billions. This means that they have potential to become an important centre for people to stream live football like Champions League matches   Read More ...
Women university football league in the offing
2017-06-23 14:09:06 Talented women currently studying in local varsities have a reason to smile after it was revealed that the University women football league will kick off in August this year. Tournament organizers, Cintra sports management consult, will partner with telecom giants MTN Uganda, FUFA and Club Governor for the first edition. -we have scheduled the league in a way that it will be played after the Fufa women’s league is done   Read More ...
Liverpool deserve Champions League football, says beaming Klopp
2017-05-23 00:56:55 LIVERPOOL. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was as delighted as the club's success-starved fans after his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough secured a top-four finish and a Champions League play-off spot on Sunday. Brilliant strikes from Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana guaranteed a place in next season's qualification play-off as Klopp's men overcame some early nerves to show their class on the last day of the season   Read More ...
Chinese football league urged to keep order after flare-ups - Capital Sports
2017-05-19 11:46:16 A senior official called for “good order” between the Chinese Super League’s foreign and domestic players after allegations of racism and violence among a number of flare-ups involving top stars. Zhang Jian, senior vice-president and general secretary of the Chinese Football Association, said the league needed balance between home-grown players and the highly paid foreigners, whose ranks have swelled this season   Read More ...
Kabalagala hold Galacticos to book quarter final spot in Beach Soccer league
2017-05-08 16:29:25 Kabalagala Rangers booked the last quarter final spot in the Monsoon group after holding rivals Real Galacticos in a ten goal thriller. The Rangers came into the game a point below their rivals and needed any result apart from a loss to go through. Kabalagala will now meet YMCA, who topped the Hurriken group in the knockout stages. In the other games played on Sunday, MUBS outwitted Nkmba Select 8-7 to finish second in Hurriken with 27 points, three above their opponents   Read More ...
Arsenal target wants Champions League football
2017-05-03 16:27:50 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger suggested last month that he had revived interest in Lacazette, for whom he saw a £29.4million bid rejected last summer. The Gunners retain an interest in the 25-year-old, who has also been linked to Liverpool and was the subject of failed bids from West Ham before the start of the season. However, Lacazette, whose Lyon side is in the semi-finals of the Europa League, made clear that he wants to play in Europe’s top club competition as he plots a move away from Ligue 1 this summer   Read More ...
Mchezaji wa Nzoia Sugar Brian Otieno atuzwa kama mchezaji bora wa ligi kuu ya kandanda
2017-04-25 20:59:44 Mchezaji wa nzoia sugar Brian Otieno hii leo ametuzwa kama mchezaji bora wa ligi kuu ya kandanda ya humu nchini wa mwezi machi . Oteino alipata alimpiku Goeffrey Walusimbi na Keneth Miguna wa Gor Mahia na kutwaa tuzo la mwezi machi. Mchezaji huyo mwenye umri wa miaka 21 aliytia kiminai mabao mawili mwezi jana na kuisaidia timu yake kupata ushindi wa mbao 5-2 dhidi ya mabingwa watetezi tusker kabla ya kuisaidia timu yake kwneye mechi dhidi ya Mathare. ,   Read More ...
Ulinzi stars yacharaza Mathare United kwenye mechi ya ligi kuu ya kandanda
2017-04-23 19:16:03 Timu ya Ulinzi iliendeleza msururu wake wa kutoshindwa msimu huu baada ya kupata ushindi wa mabao 5-1 dhidi ya Mathare United kwenye mechi ya ligi kuu ya kandanda humu nchini. Samwel Onyango alitia kimiano bao la kwanza la mechi hiyo katika dakika ya tano. Dakika tatu baadaye Stephene Waruru aliongeza bao la pili kabla kuongeza la tatu dakika tano baadaye. Derick Oyango aliifungia Mathare United bao lao la pekee. Katika kipindi cha pili Daniel Waweru na Enosh Ochieng walitia kimiani bao moja kila mmoja na kuibuka na ushindi. Kwenye mechi nyingine, timu ya AFC ilipanda hadi nafasi ya pili baada ya kupata ushindi wa bao 2-1 dhidi ya Thika United   Read More ...
Bishop Stuart edge city rivals Mbarara in University football league
2017-04-20 21:25:05 Bishop Stuart University clung on Hassan Kakuru's strike to edge bitter city rivals Mbarara in a university football league hosted at the Riverside stadium in Mbarara. Kakuru raced through and beat his markers and lofted over the advancing goalkeeper with just three minutes to the break. Both sides entered the game at the back of a humiliation. Bishop Stuart lost 7-1 to Uganda Martyrs and were seated at the bottom of the log   Read More ...
Supersport not coming back to Kenya Football League – Wario
2017-04-19 15:43:53 By DAVID KWALIMWA Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has quashed talk of Supersport making a possible return into the Kenyan market. The South African Pay-TV broadcaster had two weeks ago pulled the plug on a lucrative multi-million shilling sponsorship deal with the Kenyan Premier League, citing a breach of licence agreement. But despite ongoing efforts by Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa to broker a deal, the Sports Secretary called on “other players” in the market to come in and fill the void left by   Read More ...
Beach soccer League: Low-lying Talented hold On-form YMCA in twelve goal thriller
2017-04-10 10:23:38 Sixth placed Talented team held Hurriken group leaders in a twelve goal thrilling clash in the National Beach soccer league match day 11 fixture played at the Lido Beach in Entebbe on Sunday. Onyikach Nwachukwa grabbed a hat trick against the favorites to add on John Sekandi scoring a brace and Allan Kayiwa’s goal to pick their first draw of the league   Read More ...
University football league: Martyrs hand Bishops baptism by fire
2017-04-10 07:17:54 Debutants Bishop Stuart University endured a terrible and brutal afternoon losing 7-0 away to Uganda Martyrs at the Nkozi Arena. Douglas Owori started the rout with a calm finish in the seventh from Reuben Lubega's cross which the Martyrs defense failed to sweep off. Athanas Mutawe doubled the score seven minutes later from another miscommunication from Henry Orom's cross which partly tapped on Innocent Tumukunde   Read More ...
University football league: Martyrs baptize Bishops with fire
2017-04-09 17:17:36 Debutants Bishop Stuart University endured a terrible and brutal afternoon losing 7-0 away to Uganda Martyrs at the Nkozi Arena. Douglas Owori started the rout with a calm finish in the seventh from Reuben Lubega's cross which the Martyrs defense failed to sweep off. Athanas Mutawe doubled the score seven minutes later from another miscommunication from Henry Orom's cross which partly tapped on Innocent Tumukunde   Read More ...
SuperSport has cancelled its contract to air Live Kenyan Football League matches
2017-04-08 12:27:28 SuperSport has cancelled its contract with the Kenyan Football League (KPL) following KPL’s breach of the Licence Agreement entered into by the parties. The situation became untenable and it put SuperSport at risk therefore SuperSport has no option but to terminate the contract. SuperSport will continue in its commitment to providing the best sports content in Africa via platforms with cutting-edge technology and on multiple devices   Read More ...
UCU, KIU stalemate ushers in 2017 University football league
2017-03-23 05:01:10 Uganda Christian and Kampala International Universities opened the 2017 University football league with a one all draw played in Mukono on Wednesday. The visitors, Kampala International University, controlled much of the early periods and continued their domination over their hosts with an early goal.Striker Isaac Odeke fired in the opener just 25 minutes into the game connecting in from Abdu Kiggundu’s well laid pass   Read More ...
2017 University Football League launched, more vasities join
2017-03-16 08:54:07 The 2017 Nile Special University Football League will have sixteen vasities competing, up from twelve in the previous seasons. This season's edition, the sixth, was launched on Wednesday by Nile Special Marketing Manager Samuel Hooper, league chairman Vincent Kisenyi and manager Anthony Tumwesigye. Four more universities were added to the roster. They include Bishop Stuart, Bugema, Kumi, St . Lawrence and YMCA Comprehensive Institute   Read More ...
YMCA, Saints register big wins in beach soccer league
2017-03-13 11:31:07 YMCA continued their impressive form in the Pepsi National beach soccer league with a hard fought 6-4 win over Nkumba select in a top of the table clash in the Hurriken group. Club top scorer, Faisal Muwawu added his 15th goal of the season as Ambrose Naturinda and Hamim Semakula scored a double each to overcome their closest challengers. The win pushes YMCA to 24 points, three ahead OF Mutesa Royal University, who got a walkover Dalumba International , and six infront of Nkumba   Read More ...
FKF to introduce beach football league
2017-03-08 01:10:01 Football Kenya Federation - FKF will for the first time introduce a Beach Football League next month, in an effort to develop and promote the sport. This comes as the national beach Football team prepares for the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers. Seth Olale was in the Coastal City of Mombasa to check on the current State of Beach Football in the country.   Read More ...
Portuguese ‘thugs’ top amateur football league
2017-02-07 13:13:42 A Portuguese football team branded “thugs” and “butchers” have risen to the top of their amateur league after a string of default wins because opponents are too afraid to play them. The club, Canelas, from the suburbs of Porto, field three members of the ‘Super Dragons’ ultras, an infamous fan group of Portuguese giants FC Porto, including their team captain who goes by the nickname ‘Ape’. Other clubs in the   Read More ...
Mariga attracts interest from Major League Soccer clubs
2017-01-13 10:41:03 By DAVID KWALIMWA Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga could be headed to the USA. According to reports in sections of the Italian media, Mariga is attracting interest from Major League Soccer sides Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers. Indeed, it is understood representatives of Timbers recently flew to Europe in a bid to commence transfer negotiations with the Italian based star, who is currently turns out for second tier club   Read More ...
Mariga attracts interest from Major Soccer League clubs
2017-01-12 10:50:27 By DAVID KWALIMWA Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga could be headed to the USA. According to reports in sections of the Italian media, Mariga is attracting interest from Major League Soccer sides Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers. Indeed, it is understood representatives of Timbers recently flew to Europe in a bid to commence transfer negotiations with the Italian based star, who is currently turns out for second tier club   Read More ...
China can become world's top football league - marketing boss - Capital Sports
2017-01-07 21:02:59 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 7The big-spending Chinese Super League is on track to become the world’s dominant football championship, the head of a leading sports marketing firm predicted in an AFP interview. China has made global headlines in recent weeks thanks to jaw-dropping megabucks moves for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez and Brazil playmaker Oscar. With the country also investing heavily in grassroots football, Andrew Georgiou, CEO of Lagardere Sports and   Read More ...
China can become world’s top football league – marketing boss
2017-01-07 13:47:20 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 7The big-spending Chinese Super League is on track to become the world’s dominant football championship, the head of a leading sports marketing firm predicted in an AFP interview. China has made global headlines in recent weeks thanks to jaw-dropping megabucks moves for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez and Brazil playmaker Oscar. With the country also investing heavily in grassroots football, Andrew Georgiou, CEO of Lagardere Sports and   Read More ...
U20 champions hints on venturing into league football
2017-01-02 13:47:25 Mathare United U20 coach Yusuf Chippo has pledged to whet the Slum Boys' competitive edge ahead of the next edition of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) U20 championship. Speaking after guiding the team to their second U20s league title, Chippo hailed the enabling structure availed by the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) also pointing out on possibilities of the team joining up a regional league in a bid to continue   Read More ...
WHO OWNS KPL?FKF to tell Sports Tribunal only four clubs own top-tier football league
2016-11-06 21:17:32 Mathare United players celebrates their second goal against Bandari during their KPL match at Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday 22/10/16. Mathare won 3-1.PHOTO.BONIFACE OKENDO Ownership of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) will come under scrutiny this week as the country’s football governing body files its response to a suit barring it from discussing the expansion of the top-tier league. KPL got an injunction at the Sports Tribunal barring Football Kenya   Read More ...
Spedag face Queens in women football league
2016-09-30 22:17:16 Spedag face Queens in women football league Mercy Ojiambo (left) of Mombasa Olympic FC controls the ball under hot persuit from Rose Lampate (right) of Spedag FC in a Kenya Women Premier League match at the Mbaraki Sports Club as the Women Premier League kicked off country-wide, May 22, 2016. Spedag FC won 5-2. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD]. Women Premier League continues this weekend with exciting fixtures in different parts   Read More ...
Champions League reform a scandal, says EPFL chief
2016-09-23 07:44:25 STOCKHOLM. Changes to the format of the Champions League are a "scandal" and could spark a revolt among small and mid-size leagues, the head of the European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) said Thursday. "Why is Uefa capitulating to the big clubs? It's a scandal," Lars-Christer Olsson, a Swede who heads the association of 25 European leagues, told the Swedish football league website. The European governing body announced last month that   Read More ...
Victor Wanyama And Macdonald Mariga Go On A Holiday Together As League Football In Europe Ends (Photos)
2016-06-14 11:08:14 Two of Kenya’s highest paid footballers are holidaying together in Kenya as league football in Europe recently ended. Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama and his elder brother McDonald Mariga who plays for Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio in Italy, are back in the country. Both Italian and English leagues ended sometimes last month, the only football action in Europe now is UEFA Euro 2016. Since Mariga and Wanyama are not part of   Read More ...
Plans to reshape England football leagues underway: Where could be your club?
2016-05-20 12:04:50 Plans to reshape England football leagues underway: Where could be your club? The Football League on Thursday proposed a shake-up to the entire English club football format which would see the creation of an extra professional division. The organisation wants to see four divisions of 20 teams below the Premier League, rather than the current three of 24, in a bid to reduce fixture congestion. It is hoped the new   Read More ...
Villa sold to Chinese businessman
2016-05-18 21:41:32 Agreement -Aston Villa Football Club is pleased to announce that an agreement has been signed today for the sale of 100% ownership by Randy Lerner to Recon Group owned by Dr Tony Jiantong Xia subject to the approval of the Premier League and the Football League. Once those approvals have been granted and the new board members approved under the fit & proper rules of both leagues, Dr Xia will   Read More ...
Van Gaal urges fans to be patient
2016-05-18 16:42:14 Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has expressed his desire to fulfil his contract terms as his side wrapped up their Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win over Bournemouth on Tuesday night at Old Trafford. The former Netherlands Head Coach, who still has one year remaining on his contract, has been linked with the Old Trafford exit after failing to secure Champions League football for next season. We can   Read More ...
Snoop Dogg reinvented as football coach
2016-05-18 09:43:28 With a criminal career that takes in cocaine trafficking, rolling with Los Angeles gangs, weapons charges and a murder trial, he may be an unlikely role model. But Snoop Dogg, infamous for violent, misogynous lyrics and a lifelong love of marijuana, is shaking off his bad boy image to reveal his softer side as avuncular little league football trainer “Coach Snoop.” The 44-year-old founded the Snoop Youth Football League more   Read More ...
Rooney-inspired United beat Bournemouth to finish fifth
2016-05-18 01:22:39 Manchester United have rounded off the 2015/16 Premier League season with a routine 3-1 victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford to take fifth place. The Red Devils, needing only a point to seal an automatic berth into the Europa League, got the job done at Old Trafford thanks to goals from Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young. No Champions League spot. There will be no Champions League football for   Read More ...
Milner to captain England against Holland
2016-03-28 18:43:48 Liverpool’s midfielder James Milner celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match at Anfield in Liverpool, England on March 2, 2016 (AFP Photo/Paul Ellis) WATFORD, March 28 – Liverpool midfielder James Milner will captain England for the first time in Tuesday’s home friendly with the Netherlands, the Football Association announced on Monday. The 30-year-old, capped 57 times, takes over from Chelsea centre-back Gary Cahill, who stood   Read More ...
Man Utd derby win gives Van Gaal top-four belief
2016-03-21 10:42:57 Manchester United’s Dutch manager Louis van Gaal arrives for the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on December 19, 2015. PHOTO/FILEAFP. UNITED KINGDOM, March 21 – Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes that his team have a “big chance” of finishing in the Premier League’s top four following their 1-0 win at Manchester City. United’s season   Read More ...