The Companion

Maybe the sport was the only thing that was working in their life. Maybe the days they showed up for matches and training were the only days they got to interact. How about their coach? Maybe that was the only person who believed in them. They were the only person who saw potential in them. The only people who appreciated their performance. The only people who embraced the change that had come forth. Have you thought of this? Maybe the team was the only family that accepted them. The only social system that never gave them anxiety or the pressure to fit in. That is why it was easy for them to fit in. To be able to express their feelings. To be able to trust themselves.

USIU-A Directive Threatens League

In breaking news, a directive by USIU Africa threatens to subdue to the continuance of the KHU 2020 league. Published this morning, communication to the students and staff of the university alludes to the Coronavirus outbreak as the basis for a decision to withdraw from all sporting activities in the near future. The communique details the intention of the university to cease involvement in all sports tournaments within and outside the country. These include the local leagues and the intended tournament in Uganda early next month. Indications are that the university has already written to the union in this regard. With fixtures this coming weekend having featured the university teams, it remains unclear on the decision the union will

The Surprise that is KUSA National Women

At the KUSA national women’s tournament, every year a new champion is born! This year, the new queens are Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST). As part of the 2020 edition of the KUSA women’s tournament, MMUST took out Chuka University in the finals. In the knock out match, Maseno University eliminated the University of Eldoret to take the second runners up. Chuka University is making a tremendous effort and, as the season goes by, striving for the top spot. In the last year’s championships at Kirinyaga University, Kisii university emerged victorious. The first runners up were the University of Nairobi and in third place there came Chuka University. However, Kisii University did not turn up to defend their title in the 2020 edition. Unlike previous editions

It’s International Women’s Day!!!

Game week II is here and, with it, The International Women's Day! Seemingly honoring the day, all fixtures on Sunday are for the ladies' teams. This is both in the Super and Premier Leagues. Major fixtures are slotted for the afternoon of Sunday, 8th March. Newbies in the Ladies' Premier League, the DFG Wolverines, confront Strathmore Scorpions at 3 PM. Later, Blazers face off against USIU Spartans at 5 PM. Prior to these matches are Super League encounters. They are all university derbies between Kenyatta University and JKUAT, TUK vs UON, and Daystar against Multimedia University. In the Saturday fixtures, KCA University hosts Nakuru, while MMU also confronts Wazalendo Masters. As the main match of the day, the university derby

KUSA: It’s a wrap for Nairobi Conference

Its March again and the hockey plans never stop. The first day of March marked the end of the Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) Nairobi conference. The official communication is yet to be made about the national’s qualifiers. Meanwhile, the  University of Nairobi together with Strathmore Univeristy will playing host to the 2020 KUSA women championships which are scheduled for March 6-8, 2020.  This is in regard to honoring and celebrating women and women athletes during this month. In the recent matches, United States International University (USIU-A) men had Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Wildcats bow to them in a two-one encounter. JKUAT went ahead in teir next match against St Paul’s University taking maximum points home in

Msimu 2020 wang’oa nanga

Katika ile hali ya kuazimia kumaliza msimu mapema na kuzipa timu zitakazo shiriki katika mashindano ya kombe la klabu bingwa barani Afrika mwishoni mwa mwaka wakati mwafaka wa kujitayarisha, shirikisho la magongo nchini limekata kauli ya kuwa na mechi moja katikati mwa juma ili kuafiki lengo hilo. Kwa kuwa Subira huvuta heri,  hatimaye zamu ya Parkroad Tigers ambao walinyakua nafasi ya pili mwaka jana katika ligi ya kitaifa na kupata kupanda daraja, watajitosa ugani kuchuana na klabu ya Parklands Sports Club ambao walishushwa daraja kutoka ligi kuu hadi ligi ya daraja la pili. Kwa upande wao, wenyeji katika mchuano huu Parklands watatizamia kujizoa na kutikisa vumbi huku lengo lao likiwa kunyakua alama tatu na kutangaza uwepo wao. Parkroad nao hawasazwi kwani wao

Season 2020 kick off

It was all systems go as the 2020 Kenya Hockey Union season bullied off. The first match week started off with total entertainment. Saturday saw relegated Women Premier League side Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT Wildcats) fall to a promotion hungry side University of Nairobi by a goal to nil. Daystar University men pulled a two-all draw against University of Nairobi in the Eastern conference of the men's National League tie played at the Strathmore University sports complex. In the men's super league tie, it was sweet revenge for Kenyatta University Vultures who trounced rivals Multimedia University  by four goals to one. Technical University lost grip as they fell to KCA University by a solitary