Articles by Kenyanstar

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Bring back the golden AFC and Gor Past

By Mwangi Gichau AFC Leopards and Gor MahiaAre the biggest clubs hereAsk a random fan and you’ll hearThey support either Ingwe or K’ogalo They have the biggest fan baseThe loudest and sometimes violentThis is what…


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The Derby

By Mwangi Gichau It is Ingwe versus K’ogaloThe adored Koops vs the besieged ZicoThe Republic vs The SirkalThe Blue versus the GreenAFC Leopards vs Gor Mahia Let’s call it Semeji DerbyLiklasiki or Nairobi DerbyThe most…


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Can we lower the cranes?

By Mwangi Gichau A win in KampalaAnd a loss for AngolaThose are Kenya’s prayersI have faith in our playersAnd am aware football is unpredictable But the AFCON is wishful thinkingI’ll be surprised if we give…


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Rest in Peace to the fallen Leopards

By Mwangi Gichau Ingwe collected one point in Naivasha But sadly lost precious souls It is with horror, shock and in tears That we mourn after confirming our fears   It is with deep regret…


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Kenya One; Arnold Origi

By Mwangi Gichau Arnold Origi Otieno was and is the heroHe kept the scoreboard reading zero-zeroThe professional goalie at FK MossEnsured Kenya did not suffer a lossAnd redeemed us the pride we had lost  …


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Shame of Kenyan Football

By Mwangi Gichau Sometimes here in Kenya it canBe shameful to be a football fanBecause you are viewed as a hooliganA primitive senseless stone throwing manWho behaves in a very uncivilised manner Most fanatics are…


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One Goal Gor

By Mwangi Gichau Gor Mahia FC won the FKL Cup with a solitary goalOne nil they won the quarter, the semi and the finalAgainst Finlays Horticulture, AFC Leopards and SofapakaChris Wekesa, Moses Odhiambo and Edwin…



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Did you miss the sevens?

By Mwangi Gichau If you missed the Safaricom Sevens Wait till next November for this event The annual memorable tournament The speedy physical masculine rugby game The colourful spectacle, the patriotism The lively crowd, the…


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Kenya 7, Seychelles 0

By Mwangi Gichau In World Cup qualifiers fellow citizen Kenya had last won away in 1997 Now fast forward to 2011 The date was eleven eleven eleven Seychelles’ eleven vs Kenya’s eleven Stars beat the…