GRA Upset Telkom To Lift First Ever Continental Title

Telkom’s nine-year dominance in the hockey Africa Cup for Club Championships (ACCC) came to an abrupt end on Saturday 27th January after losing 0-1 to Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the finals played at the  Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana. The loss is Telkom’s first in almost 10 years and has denied them a record tenth continental trophy. On their part, GRA’s win on home soil is a perfect revenge on Telkom who also trounced them in their backyardlast year. The match was closely contested from the first minute as both sides displayed high quality hockey in a bid to shut down the opponents. After 58 minutes of intense battles, Roberta Sarfoa Owusu easily tapped home the only goal of the

Renewed Rivalry: Telkom Up Against Ghana Revenue Authority In Women’s Final

Photo: Courtesy An intense battle is once again expected on Saturday 27th January when perennial rivals Telkom and Ghana Revenue Authority face off in the finals of hockey Africa Cup for Club Championships (ACCC) at the at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana. The two sides have in recent years been fighting each other for the continental trophy and this year’s edition is no different following qualification by the two. Telkom will be on the hunt for a tenth title while GRA bank on home advantage to secure a maiden triumph. Since 2012, GRA have lost to Telkom three times in the semifinals. They first went down 2-1 in the 2013 edition that was staged in Kampala before losing by the same

Telkom Stamp Authority As Strathmore’s Drought Continues

PHOTO: Courtesy Telkom extended their dominance over Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) with a narrow 1-0 win in the ongoing Africa Cup of Club Hockey Championship, a result that elevated them to the summit of the ladies’ table standings. Theresa Juma scored the all-important goal six minutes from time, condemning GRA to their first defeat of the tournament. The win takes Telkom three points clear at the top and are almost assured of a place in the finals scheduled for Sunday 28th January. Jos Openda’s side have now beaten GRA six consecutive times since 2012. The defending Champions now shift focus to their final group match against Ghana Police, who thumped Yobe Desert Queens 4-0 on Wednesday to move level on points with colleagues GRA

2017 ACCC: Winless Strathmore Seeking To End The Tournament Heads High

The 2017 Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) has not been a good edition for Strathmore University but despite struggling, the Scorpions will be seeking to end the tournament on a good note with improved performances in their last two fixtures. The students are yet to record a win following three straight defeats. They first went down 4-0 to Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Saturday before narrowly losing 1-0 to country mates Telkom a day later. Ghana Police then piled more pressure on the Meshack Senge coached side with a 4-1 thrashing. The three defeats now make it almost mathematically impossible for the Scorpions to find their way to the finals scheduled for Sunday January 28, 2018. There is however a chance for

2017 ACCC: Telkom Cruise To Third Consecutive Victory

Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) titleholders continued their impressive continental displays with a 3-0 win over Nigeria’s Kada Queens on Monday January 22 at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra, Ghana. Telkom, who are also Kenya Hockey League’s champions in waiting, got the easy win courtesy of goals from Maureen Okumu, Jackline Mwangi and skipper Tracy Karanja to maintain their unbeaten start. The Jos Openda coached side have now registered three wins out of three and are yet to concede a goal. They kicked off their campaign with a 5-0 thrashing of Yoba Desert Queens before edging country mates Strathmore University 1-0 in day two of the tourney. After resting on Tuesday, Telkom take to the field on Wednesday against GRA

Contrasting Starts For Telkom, Strathmore in ACCC

2017 Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Women’s Premier League Champions Telkom started off their Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) campaign in sublime form with a comfortable 5-0 win over Nigerian side Yobe Desert Queens on Saturday. Jackline Wangeci was at the heart of the victory, netting four times to mount a challenge for the top scorer’s spot in earnest. Wangeci opened account for Telkom twelve minutes into the match with a simple finish to cap off a nice move by her teammates. The match was then turned into a locked contest, with the two sides sizing each other until the third quarter when the striker doubled the lead for her side. Audrey Omaido then also got herself into the score sheet in

Ladies’ Hockey: Four Games Up This Weekend As JKUAT Plot Top Five Entry

Matchday 20 of the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Hockey Women’s Premier League has four games planned in it and will last from Friday 19th January to Sunday 21st January 2018-but only four sides will be in action for the three days. Active weekend for USIU It will be a busy weekend for USIU-A; who have to face JKUAT, University of Nairobi (UoN) and Chase Amira within three days. The Spartans first take on JKUAT at the City Park Stadium late on Friday-seeking to complete a double over them following the 2-0 first leg win. They will then come up against bottom placed UoN a day later from 10:00 at the same venue for their 16th game of the season. USIU is one of the

Men’s Hockey: Twin Games For Jaguars As KU Continue With Relegation Battle

The Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Men’s Premier League continues this weekend with five matches set to be played between Saturday 20th January and Sunday 21st January 2018. Saturday On Saturday, Western Jaguars travel to Nakuru for a date with Nakuru Hockey Club, a side they edged 1-0 in the first leg encounter. The Kakamega based side might be safe from the bottom but are still on the hunt for a respectable finish. They are currently placed 11th on the table standings and a win tomorrow is certain to hop them into the top ten positions. The match kicks off at 15:00. At the City Park Stadium, relegation-threatened Kenyatta University Vultures will take on Sikh Union Nairobi in a must win match that kicks off

One Ladies’ Match Set For Friday

Action in the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Women’s Premier League starts in earnest, with JKUAT set to face USIU-A Spartans on Friday January 19, 2018 at the City Park Stadium. USIU-A With the Premier League title already scooped by Telkom, USIU are on the hunt for the best possible finish in the table standings. The team is currently fourth overall with 34 points but have played four games less than second placed Strathmore University and three less than Chase Amira who sit third. The Spartans posted a 2-0 win over JKUAT in the first leg and victory today will take them to third place at the expense of Amira. The team has not been in action since 26th November 2017 when they lost

Unbeaten Telkom March To A Record 20th Title

Telkom retained the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Women’s Premier League title on Sunday January 14, 2018 following a comfortable 6-0 victory over bottom-placed Multimedia University (MMU) at the City Park Stadium. In a match that started way behind the stipulated time due to water shortage at the stadium, Multimedia staged a surprise start in the opening minutes and seemed the better side in terms of attack. The league leaders were however able to get back to their normal form in the second quarter where Jack Mwangi scored two quick fire goals in the 20th and 23rd minute to get them going. Audrey Omaido then made it three at the half hour mark before Jacky taking her match tally to four with two

Huge Win For Police Guides Them To Title Victory

Kenya Police are the 2017 Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Men’s Premier League champions. This is after registering a 6-1 win over relegation-threatened Kenyatta University in a match played on Saturday January 13, 2017 at the City Park Stadium. Just two minutes into the match, Willis Okeyo took the league leaders ahead with a well-taken strike that received positive approval from coach Kenneth Kaunda on the touchline. The opener seemed to have activated their confidence, as shown in the style of play that was on display for the fans present. Amos Barkibir doubled his side’s lead in the 20th minute from a short corner before Moses Cheplaiti made it three four minutes later to ease the pressure that the students exacting. The law enforcers

KHU Elections: Randiek, Shiveka Earn Another Term In Office

Retired Colonel Nashon Randiek is set to be the president of the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) for the next four years after being re-elected by delegates at the Kenya Hockey Union National Elections held on Saturday January 13th 2018 at the Parklands Sports Club in Nairobi. The elections were finally held after a long wait, having initially been scheduled for October 28 but were postponed due to the Africa Cup of Nations which were held In Ismailia, Egypt from October 22-29. They were then pushed to December 16 only to be adjourned to allow affiliates time to hold their elections. Randiek will now serve a second consecutive term after beating his opponent Inderjit Singh Matharu by twelve votes to five. Elynah Sifuna