Contrasting start for Kenyan teams in the ACCC

The two Kenyan teams featuring in the 2018 Africa Cup for Club champions have so far had contrasting results as they approach match day three. Kenyan champions Telkom have been at their best with 100 percent win record in three matches. Telkom started the competition against Ghana Police, evergreen forwards Jacqueline Mwangi and Audrey Omaido were on target as they beat the Ghanaian law enforcers 2-1. They went ahead to beat their counterparts United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) with four goals and stamped authority in the championship with a 4-1 win against hosts Delta Queens in their third match. On the other hand, debutants USIU-A have so far had mixed results with one draw and two losses. The students started the competition

Parklands call for sponsorship opportunities ahead of the 2019 season

Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League side Parklands Sports Club are calling for sponsorship opportunities ahead of their 2019 season campaign. The team that was promoted to the men's Premier League in 2014 alongside Kenyatta University is self-sponsored after Parklands Sports Club who were the sole sponsors pulled out.  Parklands Sports Club managed a top six finish in the 12-team 2018 men's Premier League.  According to a club statement signed by the team's captain Kelly Adolwa, the Parklands-based side is in urgent need of a sponsor who will help the team carter for their financial needs in the coming season "We are desirous of sports sponsorship of mutual benefit from individuals or corporates. This is to enable the team to meet its financial

Supremacy battle for Telkom as they take on Ghana Police in ACCC opener

Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) seven-time champions Telkom will be having a supremacy battle as they seek to get back the glory they last won while at home as they take on Ghana Police in their first match in the 2018 ACCC in Abuja, Nigeria. Telkom who had won the championship five times in a row since 2012 failed to retain their continental glory in the 2017 ACCC after being beaten by Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Ghana. According to veteran forward Jacqueline Mwangi, she believes the Kenyan champions are confident ahead of the continental fete and are ready to take back their glory. “We have worked hard since the season started, we have prepared well and very ready for the

Telkom, USIU-A jet out ahead of ACCC

Kenya's representatives at the 2018 Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) Telkom and United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) have jetted out today morning at 5 a.m ahead of the continental fete that will kick off on December 15, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. USIU-A patron John Kabuu expressed his joy and confidence in the team saying it will be a nice adventure for the young team which many of the players have never participated in an international competition. "It will be a hard task but I believe the girls are ready for this adventure. We will do our best and ensure we come back home with the best results," said Kabuu. The Kenyan ladies will battle for supremacy against defending champions Ghana Revenue Authority, Ghana

USIU-A Spartans release final squad for ACCC

The United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) Spartans coach Willis Okeyo has released his final squad ahead of their maiden appearance at the 2018 Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC). Okeyo believes his team is well set for their debut in the ACCC after a splendid 2017 season where they qualified for the continental fete after a top two finish behind Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League champions Telkom. "I have a young team which most of the players will be featuring in an international competition for the first time spare for a few individuals who have previously featured for the National team. I believe they are all confident and they will put in their best," said Okeyo. "We are finalizing on our

Wanangwe brace hands Butali Warriors league title

Frank Wanangwe's two goals against former champions Kenya Police ensured Butali Warriors took home the 2018 Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League title at the City Park stadium. Butali Warriors started off the match well with an early goal in the 12th minute by Wanangwe after he was set up well by substitute Marteen Fontejn to beat Kenya Police goalkeeper Martin Agesa. The millers looked superior missing a couple of chances and failing to get past the law enforcers' backline marshalled by Samuel Oungo. Kenya Police however got themselves back into the match in the 50th minute after Amos Barkibir tapped in a mishandled ball by the Butali Warriors defence. Kenya Police came into the last quarter on a high with Calvin Kanu

USIU-A Spartans build confidence ahead of ACCC debut

United States International University Africa (USIU-A) are confident ahead of their debut in the 2018 Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) that will kick off on the 15th to 22nd December 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. The students qualified for the annual continental fete after coming second to 2017 Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League champions and record ACCC holders Telkom. The students will for the first time feature in a continental competition and believe it is an experience that everyone in the team is eagerly waiting for. Speaking the Grace Akumu the USIU-A captain,she believes her teammates have what it takes to compete in the championship and are ready for the quest to continental supremacy. “It’s our first experience and everyone is set for the task

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

MMU confident of a top two finish

Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Super League men’s side Multimedia University (MMU) is confident for a top-two finish and a promotion place to the KHU Premier League ahead of their two matches against Impala and Kenyatta University (KU) on Saturday and Sunday respectively at the City Park Stadium. Speaking to Moses Ademba the MMU captain, he believes the Premier League will be a reality to them after two seasons of playoff elimination and failing to get promoted to the Premier League. “This season has been a good one, we have been at our best and I know next season we will feature in the top tier league,” said Ademba.” We were targeting a top-two finish and I know we will achieve that,

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

Festus Onyango stars as students rout Parklands

Strathmore University's evergreen forward Festus Onyango was at his best as he hit three to help his side beat Parklands Sports Club 4-1 in their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match at the City Park stadium today. The students started off well in the first quarter as Mathew Kipchirchir netted in the opener in the sixth minute, Onyango doubledup the scores two minutes later past Farhad Shire the Parklands shotstopper. Parklands could have gotten to the lead early in the second quarter but the attacking duo of Victor Mwashi and Allan Odongo failed to combine efforts well to beat the students backline. Onyango put a brace to his name later on in the 44th minute and his third goal in the 50th

Kenya Police seek to tighten title chase

The Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League defending champions Kenya Police will be seeking to tighten up the title chase as they face Nairobi Sikh Union on Sunday at the City Park Stadium. The law enforcers are only three points behind league leaders Butali Warriors having played two matches less. According to Fred Masibo the Kenya Police coach, he believes it will be a tough match and reiterated that his focus is on the first place finish. "Playing teams that want to get off the relegation zone is very tricky and that's why our focus as a team at the moment is on Sikh Union and Nakuru. We want to take on the matches one at a time carefully as we move