Uphill battle for USIU-A students

United States International University (USIU-A), who are placed fourth on the league table, will be facing an uphill battle as they take on league leaders Kenya Police in their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier league match at the City park stadium. The students have lost one match in their last five compared to the league top contenders Kenya Police who are so far unbeaten. According to Kenya Police defender Robert Masibo, he believes the match is important to the team as any other and they will not take any chances."Our target is the league title and no team will keep us away from the prize," said Masibo. On the other hand the Thika-road based students come into the match as underdogs but

KHU to rehabilitate City Park stadium

The Kenya hockey governing body Kenya Hockey Union is set to rehabilitate city Park stadium and replace the only astro-turf in the country. City Park stadium, home to the Kenya Hockey Union, was first laid with an astro-turf in 1987 when Kenya was granted hosting rights for the All Africa games. GreenFields, a company which manufactures artificial playing surfaces, is the named company expected to supply the new playing surfaces. The company, which is based in the Netherlands, is approved and accredited by the world hockey governing body FIH to manufacture and supply the playing surface. Notably GreenFields is the company that installed the surface for the 2014 Hockey World Cup and at Camp Toyoyo in Kenya (an artificial football field

Sharks Swallow Warriors

Green Sharks returned to winning ways after a disappointing 1-2 loss to United States International University (USIU-A) in the mid-week clash played on Wednesday 1st November. Prior to this encounter, Green Sharks had lost a match against minnows Kenyatta University and struggled to salvage a draw against bottom placed Technical University of Kenya (TUK). Green Sharks came from a goal down to beat former champions Butali Warriors 3-1 in their Kenya Hockey Union league men's Premier league match played at the City Park stadium. Frank Wanangwe capitalized on a defensive blunder from 'Sharks' and collected a loose ball outside their offensive area to put ‘Warriors’ in the lead in the fifth minute through a magical back hand finish that caught Green