Fifteen time SportPesa Premier League champions Gor Mahia are set to lose yet another member of their coaching staff with assistant coach Frank Ouna lined up for the same role in the national soccer team Harambee Stars.
Bobby Williamson’s future as Harambee Stars head coach has been the subject of conjecture since the new FKF executive took over, with rumors milling that his reign at the helm of the national soccer team could soon come to an end as the federation looks to make some changes ahead of the upcoming March AFCON qualifiers.
Coastal based KPL side Bandari FC failed to recover from their 2-0 defeat at the hands of DR Congo’s St. Eloi Lupopo in the Caf confederation cup last weekend, after they played to a two all draw with last season’s relegation survivors City Stars in their 2016 league opener tie played at the Nyayo National Stadium on Thursday.
City Stars and Bandari begin their season amidst different fortunes. City Stars escaped relegation last year while Bandari had their best ever season in their history finishing fifth in the league.
Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia travel to Kisumu to face Chemelil in their season opener. In a bid to extend their unbeaten run, the champions will seek to continue their winning streak against Chemelil who they have not lost to since 2010 when they lost 3-0.
The recently elected Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa has termed rumors reports that the new FKF executive is planning to bring on board a new tactician at the helm of Harambee Stars in a bid to shape up the national team ahead of the forthcoming 2017 AFCON qualifiers.
FIFA has banned former secretary general Jerome Valcke from all football-related activities for 12 years with immediate effect. The ban for the Frenchman relates to allegations of potential misconduct related to the sale of tickets for FIFA World Cups.
The newly elected Football Kenya Federation officials will on Tuesday officially a send to power during the handing over ceremony slated for FKF offices at the Nyayo National stadium. The exercise was earlier planned for Monday but later rescheduled after it emerged that the outgoing President Sam Nyamweya was committed on other duties thus he could not see out the transition.
AFC Leopards SC start off their 2016 KPL league campaign on Valentines day against Mathare United and there may be no love lost between the two Nairobi sides whose rivalry goes way back to early 2000s as Bob Munro rose to the fore of Kenyan football through his team, Mathare United.
Kenyan Premier League bigwigs Gor Mahia will all be out to wipe off their 1-0 defeat at Bandari last weekend in the DStv Super Cup, when they play host to Madagascar’s outfit CNaPS in the first leg preliminary round of the CAF Champions’ League on Saturday at the Nyayo National Stadium.