CHRIS TSYAMBA: Hockey legend in need of urgent spine surgery

St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School, one of the hockey powerhouses in the coastal region of Kenya is where Chris Tsyamba first met with the hockey stick in the year 1990. Tsyamba featured for St. Charles Lwanga for four years between 1990 and 1994 winning a number of trophies including the Coast Province interschool championship winning …

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Ugandans no match to free-scoring Kenyan girls in the first day of the FIH test series

The Ugandan women’s national team seemed to be a no-match side to the Kenyan women’s national team in the first day of the FIH/AfHF test series between Kenya and Uganda after the Kenyan girls scored 11 goals in the match that was played at the Sikh Union Club, Nairobi. Kenya went to the lead in …

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Hockey is Back!!!

At such a time last year, the Kenya hockey scene was warming up to an exciting hockey season. The premier league was gearing up for explosive action. Newly promoted sides Mombasa Sports Club and Parkroad Badgers (men) rearing to challenge for their space at the very top. The ladies’ sides had played a solitary match …

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A Glorious Kisumu; Tales of the rich hockey heritage

By Denis Owoka and Alvin Wesonga Solo; “Min Omollodhakoyach” Chorus ;” Gimoting’o wan wakiya” Solo ; “Kata oting’o mana jatugo” Chorus ; “gimotig’o wan wakiya” Loosely translated; Omollo’s mum is pregnant but we have no idea if she’ll deliver a sportsman. The booming voice of the infamous Kisumu clown, Caleb Ngaar, and the well-known rugby …

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Wazalendo’s Road to Blantyre

Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) premier league men’s side Wazalendo Hockey Club have kickstarted their ambitious plan to represent the country at the Africa Cup for Club Championship slated for Blantyre in Malawi from 30th November to 5th December 2020. The team featured last, in the 2007 edition of the competition, and is determined to make …

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I Can Only Imagine

By Makana Perpetua I could say am seeing someone during this pandemic but one thing that I am doing is hallucinating. Do you know what that means? I am seeing something. It has been months since we did what we love and by that, I mean hockey. Sweating it out, doing the most, going home …

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Is it just me?

“I could be more frustrated waking up to today looking like yesterday and nothing really to be happy about but the fact that I have more hours of sleep. I mean why should I even complain?” This has crossed the mind of many during this quarantine. A quick question, how did we even find ourselves …

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