Kenyanstar’s Emisiko Andwati found time to have an interview with former Kenyan Criket national team player Michael Abwamba. Mike as many are fond of calling him had a very promising career that came to an abrupt end after playing for the Obuya Cricket Academy, Swamibapa, Kenya Kongonis, the U19 and senior Kenya national teams. In the interview, Mike explains how it happened that he left playing at such an early age and how he ended up as a coach at Jaffery Academy in Arusha, Tanzania.Read More
Kenyanstar Of The Week
Sports plays an integral part in any child’s development. It instills and teaches the need for discipline, It keeps the mind fresh for academic excellence, It keeps the young ones, and even the not so young, away from various ills of life. It also presents itself as an alternative career path. These are the reasons a group of seven Kenyans founded the Khwisero Sports Academy, to give the youth of Khwisero in Kakamega county a sporting Chance.
A Basketball player and administrator, an experienced marketer, a sports entrepreneur. Cynthia Mumbo requires no introduction in the sports circles. After several years in the corporate world that saw her work with giants like East…
While most coaches are losing hair plotting on how to have at least one trophy in the cabinet at the end of the season, to Jos Openda, that has never been a concern. To him, Kenya Hockey Union league title is assured even before the first ball of the season bullies off. In fact, his biggest concern is how to finish the season in style, to win the league without conceding a goal.
Her illustrious career on the volleyball court was abruptly cut short by a deadly heart condition which has seen her survive three major hear operations. Despite the numerous health challenges punctuated by several trips to the hospital, Roseline Odhiambo, a former National team centre blocker and 2010 and 2012 Africa’s best blocker and server still has a big heart of helping the needy with the little resources she should ordinary be sharing with her two young sons.
He is the Kenyan version of Portuguese super agent Jorge Paulo Agostinho Mendes. He is many things to many people, and recently added another feather to his cap by venturing into player and coaches representation. Starting off as a journalist, he grew through the ranks to become a Television producer, took the big risk and ventured into football administration, before jumping ship to start what has been a largely successful venture of talent management.
At the age of 17, he had helped set up a vibrant Sports Club whose key objective was to keep idle youth busy by bringing them together and create opportunities for them. He is tough…
He is soft spoken. A man of few words but with an overflowing pot of humor. Japheth Munala, the Kenya Pipeline head coach is a man on a mission; to transform the Kenya Volleyball scene….
Fredrick Otieno is a skating hero, a national hero, he rehabilitates street children through skating . Currently the National Coach for the Speed Skating National team, Fred says this is a position he got courtesy of his programs with the skating club he founded; The Nairobi Sprint Skating Club. A student at the Kampala University taking a degree course in Community development, Fred is our Kenyanstar of the week and he opened up to Kenyanstar on the challenges facing skating as a sport and how he uses it to rehabilitate street children..
She draws both admiration and hate in equal measure. Some would call her the Margaret Thatcher of Kenyan football – a fearless leader who takes on anything and anyone. From a stern critic of the previous administration, she now is at the helm of the club she holds dear to heart.