Chamgei!! On the 2nd and 3rd of October, all roads lead to Kapsabet Boys High School.  The sport is what we make it, and home is where hockey is. Jump-starting the annual Magharibi Hockey Circuit is the Mursik Hockey Festival this weekend. Nandi Hawks will be hosting the event. With the silence looming around the …

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The legend lives on; Parminder Singh Saini ‘Kake’ the great

Looking at Kenya’s hockey scene, currently, it is hard to envision a time when the country faced off against the world’s greatest. Hockey was the first team sport to represent Kenya in the summer Olympics,this was when Kenya was the undisputed African hockey king. It easily conquered the continental hockey scene, fast extinguishing any rivals …

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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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