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The next regime will be a complete make or break for Kenyan Hockey

On 13th January 2018, Kenya Hockey Union held its National elections at the Parklands Sports Club (PSC). The delegates gave Retired Colonel Nashon Randiek the mandate to captain the hockey ship for a term of four years. His first term under the Sports Act 2013. If you are good in basic mathematics, the four-year term …

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Kenya Hockey Union Must Answer these Accountability Questions

This is going to be a very long article with a lot of boring stuff. Probably the last article I am writing about hockey. I plan to fully concentrate on writing about Chiswa, the luhya flying vegetables, and other interesting stories from Chetambe Hills and the neighbouring Nabuyole Falls. This boring piece is laced with …

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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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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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OPINION: Playing on under-developed surfaces is a big challenge

By Peter Okova Covid-19 though a pandemic with ramifications that include death has provided a window of opportunity for us to reflect on many issues at hand.One major issue that calls for our urgent attention is the development of state of the art facilities in schools that have an opportunity to host Nationals. Sponsors like …

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