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

1st Edition of Shaban Yusuf Memorial Hockey Festival

Mombasa sports club in conjunction with the Mombasa County Hockey Association and Kenya Hockey Union hosted the 1st Edition of Shaban Yusuf Memorial Hockey Fest. The Mombasa Sports Club played host to the annual event with the grounds being flocked with various hockey clubs who honored the invitation. The fixtures kicked off as scheduled as teams showed a lot of zeal and enthusiasm as the day faired on. The less number of goals scored has been recorded as most teams are in a better position with drawing. Day 1 was wrapped up with Park road leading in the men's pool A, Kenya Police leading in pool B, USIU leading in pool C and Mvita XI

Surprise Exclusions as Kenya Names Hockey Squad

The Kenya Hockey Union (KHU), yesterday, named the final list of men and ladies to form part of the official national squad representing Kenya in the Olympic qualifiers at Stellenbosch, South Africa. Released just a week before the event is set to commence, the list typifies a deliberate effort by the union to include newer names and faces replacing the older elements of the national teams. Among the new arrivals in the men's team include goalkeepers Prince Omollo and Simon Odhiambo from KCA-U and Strathmore Gladiators respectively. Newcomers Paul Omariba and Rioba Otora are part of the defense, with Ivan Ludiali, Franklin Wahongo, and Douglas Nyerere also making their national debuts this year. In the ladies team, goalkeeper Nouvelle Ochia

Kenya’s most successful women Hockey Club now in Limbo.

Telkom Hockey Team during the Tioni memorial Tournament in Nakuru Telkom one of the leading women hockey clubs in Kenya and Africa, is in limbo after one of leading Kenya's Telecommunication firms announced termination of its 25 year union with the club. In a press statement released on the 27th of June by the telecommunication firm stated that the review and the eventuality of the decision was aimed at reviewing its brand assets strategy to align itself with the ongoing business developments and the review has impacted on the long standing partnership with the club. The team that over the years has produced close to 80% of the national women's team can now run as a self-sponsored club with a different name,

Horror Weekend for the Gladiators

The slump to the bottom persisted for the Strathmore Gladiators in the KHU Men’s Premier league; as they recorded their fourth loss this season. The school-based side suffered a humiliating 7-0 defeat at the hands of an impressive Butali Warriors. The Gladiators were unable to contain the repeated raids against them; despite restructuring efforts and a goal keep change. With only a single draw and no win in five matches, the Strathmore side faces the very real threat of relegation come season’s end. The Warriors have played three matches so far, recording wins in as many games. Sunday’s effort by the trio of Zack Aura, Frank Wanangwe, and George Mutira with their first touches on-pitch opened the dramatic flurry of

KSSSA Nationals Preview – Girls Pool B

Coast Region will play host to this year's Kenya Secondary Schools Nationals for term 1 games set to be played from Teusday, 9th April, 2019. With a couple of teams appearing for the first time in the championship, M-Pesa Foundation will make their debut in the boy's category while Hillcrest make a return in the girl's category after some years out. In girls pool B, Western Region representatives Misikhu, Nairobi representatives Hillcrest, Central's Kerugoya and Coast's Bura will be battling for the title. This is considered one of the toughest pools as all these teams have a history behind national supremacy. Misikhu face perennial rivals Hilcrest whom they first met in 2003 semis at Lenana High Shool with Misikhu winning

Match week five fixtures

After downing former champions Strathmore University in western in the past weekend, Western Jaguars will be out to continue with their good start in the 2019 season as they will be in Nairobi for a double fixture in the men’s premier league. Saturday will see the Peter Okova’s boys take on Parklands Sports Club in a match Parklands skipper Kelly Adolwa says is a must win encounter. Over the years in their meetings, it has been a tight and close run for both teams. The last meeting seeing 6 goals netted in western as both teams went on a 3 all draw. This will be an exciting encounter as both teams are looking for a second win in the 2019 season. Sunday will see Jaguars square it out with

The title chase intensifies, as the relegation battle turns mathematical.

The titles of the men’s three leagues, will all be determined next weekend as the front runners in the leagues await a final show down to determine who will lift the trophies in the three leagues. On the flip side, the battle to remain in the top flight league has also taken a mathematical angle as relegation candidates face off against each other. Bottom placed Western Jaguars have two matches against their relegation threatened counterparts Nakuru and KCA-U on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The other relegation candidate Parkroad Badgers, will be hoping for positive result against Wazalendo on Saturday while still holding their breath for the outcome of the other relegation contests. Police face off with Butali Defending champions

Kabuu lone goal rescues USIU-A

John Kabuu's lone goal in the 58th minute for United States International University Africa (USIU-A) against Green Sharks in their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match helped the students move to seventh position in the league stangings renewing their hopes to stay in the top flight league. Before coming into the match, the students were relegation threatened only three positions above bottom placed Western Jaguars. According to Tom Olal the USIU-A coach, it hasn't been comfortable for the team after a top four finish in the past season and currently fighting for a position in the league. "The win today helped us to move out of the relegation zone, we played well but lost alot of chances which we could have

USIU Plot Parklands Downfall Following Successful Weekend

In this day and age, it is always extremely difficult to collect maximum six points whenever a team has two games during the weekend. However, this was not the case with United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) Men who had a fruitful outing this weekend by recording two precious victories. Mashujaa started off by beating KCA University 2-0 on Saturday July 14, 2018 at the City Park Stadium, a match where Neville Mulupi and John Kabuu scored a field goal and a penalty corner respectively to bag all points for their side. Lawrence Makhatsa then netted the only goal on Sunday to see his side scrap past Wazalendo in a narrow 1-0 victory at the same venue. The twin wins were very crucial

Nakuru Coach Blames Players’ Attitude For Loss To Butali

Nakuru Hockey Club head coach Tony Agesa has attributed Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Butali to the attitude shown by his players during the match. Nakuru, who had not lost their last three games at the Greensteds International School grounds, seemed very much inferior to their opponents for the entire sixty minutes and were lucky not absorb more goals than the two they conceded. Butali got off to a bright start with numerous attacks in the first two quarters but were unproductive in the unfamiliar grassy field as all attempts failed to find the back of the net. The hosts had meanwhile recognized the impending danger and resorted to defense, leaving only Dolcan Mugaisi up field to make full use of the cleared

Week 12 Preview

After a one-week break that paved way for the annual Nakuru Open Tournament held on Saturday July 7 and Sunday July 8, the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) leagues resume this weekend and a total of twelve fixtures across four different leagues are scheduled to go down. Will USIU redo Nakuru Tournament’s performance? USIU-A (Men) go into the weekend hungry for points in two of the fixtures they are scheduled to play. The team has so far posted substandard results which have left them tenth overall, with only seven points to show from a similar number of games. The team has lost four of their last six fixtures, with the latest being a narrow 2-1 defeat to defending champions and current leaders Kenya