Resilient Kenyatta University routed by KCA

The midweek clash played at the City Park Stadium lived up to its billing as a classical university derby. The most notable highlights were the manner in which quickfire goals were scored at both ends.Kenyatta University​ were guilty of a lapse in concentration as they bizarrely conceded twice shortly after scoring as they lost 2-3  to KCA University in a Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League match on Wednesday. Captain Rodgers Simiyu orchestrated KCAU’s first goal in the eighth minute when he squeezed the ball to veteran Gordon Oduor, the towering Oduor used his lengthy strides to drift to the left and released an unstoppable shot past Kenyatta University shot-stopper Dennis Barasa. Kenyatta University equalised three minutes later from a penalty corner

Kenyatta University confident for a fourth league win against KCA

Kenyatta University confident for a fourth league win against KCA In one of the midweek league matches, a Thika-road university derby will be up under floodlights at City Park as two university sides will battle out in the Kenya Hockey Mens’ Premier League. A win for Kenyatta University puts them fourth on the league table, two points ahead of Wazalendo, KCA University on the hand need a win to move a point ahead of champions Strathmore University who are placed eighth in the table. Kenyatta University better known as Vultures will be led upfront by prolific striker Lawrence Makhatsa who has recovered from from an injury he picked up during their match against former champions and third placed Butali Warriors. “It’s

ALL SQUARE. Parkroad and parklands share spoils

Hail Kenya Hockey union for introducing midweek hockey matches. These days players and fans have a Saturday on a Wednesday evening (literally though). Evening hockey! Floodlight hockey! A welcome break from the hectic and monotonous Nairobi life. Today was no exemption as enthusiastic fans found their way to city park to watch Parklands host Parkroad hockey club. The game saw the former rally from behind to snatch an unlikely point at death. Parklands were off the blocks in blistering fashion as they attacked and peppered the parkroad danger zone . The first chance to get the curtain raiser fell to Fred OKeyo who couldn’t pass past Parkroads’ shot stopper Allan Agesa who was alert on his goal line. Play exploded two

Unbeaten JKUAT break Virgin Vikings

Just one season ago, JKUAT Wildcats were the whipping girls of the Kenya Hockey women's Premier League. So weak were the girls that they would have lost a match they played against themselves. However, under the stewardship of Kenyan International Sammy Oungo, the girls have turned their fortune from minnows to lethal title contenders. The students seem to have adapted quickily to the quarter system and the playing style introduced by the lanky Kenya Police defender. On Saturday, the JKUAT ladies maintained their unbeaten record for their sixth match of the season by squeezing a solitary goal past a much more experienced Vikings side. Ivy Kinyua marooned the Vikings defence before slotting home a hard hit short past the Vikings keeper. Their

Sailors Sinking… Police on a Determined Match Ahead

Once again, it is time to contemplate the hockey weekend. But let's first peep at the rather confusing Men's Premier League table. The Kenya Police are at the top of the table with 21 points, having played and won all matches. Their goal difference is also rather impressive, at +19, with Butali Warriors matching them most closely at 11 goals from only 3 matches. Greensharks come in second with 17 points after 8 matches, and Wazalendo Club follows with 11 points and a match to spare. Meanwhile, the woes of the Chase sailors continue. After their successful campaign in the National Men's league in 2015, the team successfully made it to the premier league in 2016. However, they have consistently failed to replicate