Category : Citizen Sports

Sports / Citizen Sports - 12 hours ago

Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Mali in Group E enroute to Qatar WC

Kenya’s Harambee Stars will have a fair test in their quest to qualify for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, having pooled against Uganda, Rwanda and Mali in Group E. In a draw conducted in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday evening, Kenya, who were in third...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 14 hours ago

Lack of sponsorship killing rugby in Western Kenya

Vihiga Granites RFC chairman Vincent Ababu is worried hundreds of budding rugby stars from the talent-rich Western Kenya region may end up nowhere, with the dwindling sponsorship that he says is killing the nationwide league. Most of the teams have f...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 16 hours ago

Umbro and Gor Mahia unveil new kit

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) record champions Gor Mahia on Tuesday received samples of their new Umbro kits at the Jericho’s Camp Toyoyo training grounds, in what is a precursor to the official full kit presentation in a fortnight. The function was pr...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 18 hours ago

Sorry we made you cry, Napoli captain tells young fan

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has apologised to a nine-year-old fan after the team’s dismal performance in a 2-0 home defeat by Fiorentina on Saturday made the boy burst into tears. The image of the tearful fan with a Napoli scarf appeared during th...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 18 hours ago

Tanzanian poster boy Samatta vows to repay Villa trust

Aston Villa new goal-poacher Mbwana Samatta has vowed to help his new side turn the tables barely a day after he became the first Tanzanian player  to sign for an English Premier League (EPL) club in history. Speaking hours after he penned a four-and...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 19 hours ago

Youngster Usagi headlines nominees list for Hockey Kenya awards

Wazalendo United forward Sutcliff ‘Suc’ Usagi is among the nominees for the Best Male Player award category in the maiden Hockey Kenya awards set for February 1 in Nairobi. The 22-year-old will be looking to make his mark in the Kenyan hockey scene f...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 20 hours ago

Leopards joy as state-of-the-art bus docks in Mombasa

AFC Leopards could be going through one of its most trying financial times but there is every reason to smile as the Government has purchased a team bus for the club. During the team’s fundraiser held October 31 last year, Devolution CS Eugene Wamalw...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 20 hours ago

Be warned, Leopards have claws trained on FKF Cup: Kimani

AFC Leopards have fired a salvo to potential FKF Cup contenders to brace for fierce battle. Speaking to Citizen Digital, AFC Leopards tactician Anthony ‘Modo’ Kimani said his team’s goal is to bag the coveted title with an aim of playing in the conti...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 21 hours ago

KCB RFC maintains its title ambitions as race gathers pace

KCB RFC team manager Philip Wamae says the club is aiming at sealing a Kenya Cup semifinal  playoff place as the race for the title gathers pace in the second round of the season. The defending champions are second in the standings with 49 points, on...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 22 hours ago

World Athletics ratifies Keter’s 5km record

The World Athletics has ratified Kenya’s Robert Keter’s world 5km record of 13:22. Keter, who was something of an unknown when he lined up for the Urban Trail Lille 5km on 9 November, upstaged a quality field to take seven seconds off the previous wo...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 22 hours ago

History in the offing: Can Tusker and Makwatta replicate the 2016 heroics?

With history repeating itself so many times, are we about to witness a repeat of what transpired in the 2016 Kenyan Premier League season? In that term, the Brewers won a season double – the Shield and the league – with Makwatta being crowned the lea...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 23 hours ago

Arteta, Lampard coy on transfers ahead of clash

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta kept his transfer cards close to his chest and said on Monday that the club were not close to signing new players in the January transfer window. The north London side have been linked with Paris St Germain left back Layv...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 1 day ago

Nadal dominates Dellien to reach Australian Open second round

Rafa Nadal hit the ground running at the Australian Open on Tuesday by hammering unseeded Bolivian Hugo Dellien 6-2 6-3 6-0 to reach the second round. The top seeded Spaniard has never lost to a player ranked as low as world number 72 Dellien at the...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 1 day ago

Guardiola targets second place as ‘extraordinary’ Liverpool march on

Manchester City will target second place in the Premier League and focus on cup competitions with unbeaten league leaders Liverpool too far ahead to reel in, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday. Defending league champions City are 16 points behind L...

Sports / Citizen Sports - 1 day ago

Bidco United giving back to society

As a way of giving back to society, Bidco Football Club today visited Kwetu Home of Peace – a rehabilitation centre for street boys in Madaraka, Nairobi. In the Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activity, Bidco United donated assorted items...