West Pokot County Sports
Young Andrew Lokuk chases glory in hammer throw
Cheyech steps up training for World Championships
Chepchirchir, Kipkurui win Kalya half marathon titles in West Pokot
New record at Madoka race as Mwok and Cheruiyot win Madoka Half Marathon
Young Andrew Lokuk chases glory in hammer throw
2017-07-05 13:35:17 Andrew Lokuk, a Form Three student at Ortum High School in West Pokot County, credits his quick rise in athletics to a burning desire for something more challenging and exciting in life. Last year, the 17-year-old took a leap of faith, leaving his school’s music club where he had been a member since Form One to join athletics club, where he majored in field events   Read More ...
Cheyech steps up training for World Championships
2017-07-03 18:05:05 The 2014 Commonwealth Games marathon champion Flomena Cheyech is happy to have made it to Team Kenya that will compete in next month’s World Championships in Athletics in London. Cheyech, who hails from West Pokot County, said competing in London will offer her an opportunity to challenge for the title alongside experienced 2016 Tokyo Marathon winner Helah Kiprop and reigning Boston Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat   Read More ...
West Pokot trio being tracked by KPL side
2016-12-06 16:26:05 After their stellar performance in the just concluded Maisha County League, several West Pokot FC players attracted interest from several clubs and now Muhoroni Youth FC is tracking three players from Maisha County League champions. The three Gabriel Poriot (striker), Fredrick Krop (Winger) and Stephen Or (defender) starred in the just concluded HIV awareness tournament and could soon feature in the Kenyan Premier League after their club confirmed interest   Read More ...
Pokot captain wants to play for Thika United
2016-12-05 08:51:40 West Pokot captain Gabriel Moriot has expressed his desire to play for Kenya Premier League side Thika United Speaking after helping his side lift the Maisha County league title at Nyayo Stadium, the youngster said that he would love to feature for the side since it gives youngsters chances to showcase their talents. Get a chance abroad The skipper attributed hard work, team work and God intervention to their   Read More ...
FKF fully confident with MCL's grassroots agenda
2016-12-05 08:51:22 Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa believes that Maisha county league matches will help expose talents at grassroots’ level. The Maisha County leagues were launched this year and West Pokot and Kajiado surprised many by lifting the boys and girls title. The former beat Kiambu 2-0 in a final match played on Thursday 1 December. According to Mwendwa, the leagues will uncover immense talents available in Kenyan counties and it   Read More ...
FKF confident that MCL will improve football at grassroots
2016-12-05 08:04:58 Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa believes that Maisha county league matches will help expose talents at grassroots’ level. The Maisha County leagues were launched this year and West Pokot and Kajiaddo surprised many by lifting the boys and girls title. The former beat Kiambu 2-0 in a final match played on Thursday 1 December. According to Mwendwa, the leagues will uncover immense talents available in Kenyan counties and it   Read More ...
Chepchirchir, Kipkurui win Kalya half marathon titles in West Pokot
2016-11-26 15:28:56 Milan Half Marathon and Susumua Dam Half Marathon winners Brigid Chepchirchir and Nicodemus Kipkurui braved Saturday morning's hot weather conditions to win the third edition of Kalya Half Marathon in West Pokot. Kipkurui, who comes from Elgeyo Marakwet, obliterated home favourites Reuben Limaa and Hosea Mwok, winning at 64:40 minutes. Limaa and Mwok gave home fans second and third podium slots in 64:57 and 65:24 respectively. Daniel Kipkosgei finished fourth   Read More ...
New record at Madoka race as Mwok and Cheruiyot win Madoka Half Marathon
2016-10-22 23:14:55 Madoka half marathon Athletes compete in the 21km race during the 11th edition of the Madoka Half Marathon championship at the Ngrenyi Farm in Wundanyi within Taita Taveta County, October 22, 2016. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD]. Hosea Mwok from West Pokot and Lucy Cheruiyot of Elgeyo Marakwet are the new champions of this year’s Madoka Half Marathon. Mwok on his second stab set a new course record of 1:07.14 to   Read More ...
Bukembe, Wiyeta through to Nationals
2016-07-15 15:45:19 Bungoma's Bukembe Secondary School have qualified for the National of the Term Two Ball games after seeing off St. Anthony’s Boys Kitale 2-1 in their last match of the Nzoia Region Boys’ football final. The two sides saw off Butula Secondary School and Kapenguria High School respectively in the semis played on Thursday 14 July to make it to the final match and will now be in Kisumu for the   Read More ...
Bukembe silence St Anthony's; through to finals
2016-07-15 14:42:10 Bungoma's Bukembe Secondary School have qualified for the National of the Term Two Ball games after seeing off St. Anthony’s Boys Kitale 2-1 in their last match of the Nzoia Region Boys’ football final. The two sides saw off Butula Secondary School and Kapenguria High School respectively in the semis played on Thursday 14 July to make it to the final match and will now be in Kisumu for the   Read More ...
Bukembe, St. Anthony's to face of in Nzoia final
2016-07-15 07:47:06 St. Anthony’s Boys Kitale will face Bungoma's Bukembe Secondary School in Nzoia Region Boys’ football final after the two sides saw off Butula Secondary School and Kapenguria High School respectively in the semis played on Thursday 14 July. St. Anthony’s beat Butula 2-0 while Bukembe saw off Kapenguria Boys by a similar score-line to set a final date; the two teams will be meeting for a second time in the   Read More ...
Sporting: Kapenguria storm semis: Aga Khan also reach last four in basketball showdown
2016-04-14 00:07:44 Kapenguria storm semis: Aga Khan also reach last four in basketball showdown SECONDARY SCHOOL GAMES 2016 Kisumu Day's Mathew Nehemia prepare to dunk as Shadrack Philan of Kapenguria High School during the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Term 1 Games at Friends Kamusinga Boys High School, Nzoia region in Bungoma County on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. [PHOTO: JONAH ONYANGO/STANDARD] Kapenguria Boys and Aga Khan basketball teams yesterday booked semi-finals slots at   Read More ...
Kapenguria, Aga Khan storm basketball semis
2016-04-13 20:16:31 Nzoia Region champions Kapenguria Boys and Coast Region giants Aga Khan on Wednesday stormed the semi-finals of the boys’ basketball on the second day of the Brookside National Secondary Schools Term One Games at the Friends School Kamusinga, Bungoma County. Kapenguria edged out Lake Region champions Kisumu Boys 48-42 in a thrilling Pool ‘B’ encounter that went to overtime after the teams tied 39-39 after four quarters. Aga Khan on   Read More ...