Football heavyweights AFC Leopards have hired Belgian coach, Ivan Jacky Minnaert. The Belgian was unveiled at a press conference by Ingwe’s Interim Management Committee (IMC) on Friday morning.
From a team that scored a whooping 65 goals in the 2015 season to a side that is now struggling to put the ball behind the net, the statics that many Gor Mahia faithful will not want to hear but that is how poor the Green Army has quickly permeated.
The FIFA Appeal Committee, chaired by Larry Mussenden (Bermuda), has partially confirmed the decisions taken by the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee on 17 and 18 December 2015 regarding Joseph S. Blatter and Michel Platini respectively, whose bans have been reduced from eight to six years.
The FIFA Executive Committee on Wednesday unanimously urged FIFA’s Member Associations to approve the full slate of proposed reforms enshrined in the new draft FIFA Statutes at the Extraordinary Congress on Friday. Furthermore, the committee approved new Governance Regulations which were drawn up by the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee to strengthen the fundamental principles of the proposed new statutes. The coming into force of the FIFA Governance Regulations is subject to the approval of the proposed statutory amendments at the Extraordinary FIFA Congress on Friday.
Ahead of their reverse fixture with DR Congo’s giants St. Eloi Lupopo in the CAF Confederations Cup slated for Sunday, Bandari FC skipper Wilson Obungu Oburu has exuded confidence that the Dockers have what it takes to coast past the visitors and book a slot in the second round of the competition.
Harambee Stars interim boss Stanley Okumbi has lauded Sports Journalist Association of Kenya SJAK and Fidelity Insurance for introducing the best coach of the month accolade which will see monthly best tactician rewarded.
February has been a rosy month in Kenyan football with FKF getting new leaders, Harambee Stars’ technical bench reshuffled with Stanley Okumbi replacing Bobby Williamson at the helm not to mention the number of Star’s players who have landed deals a broad and will now be plying their trade with new employees.
After failing to register victory in their last two matches out in all competition, Coastal based Kenyan Premier side Bandari FC returned to their winning streaks with a convincing 2-0 trouncing of premier newcomers Kakamega Homeboyz at KPA Mbaraki stadium Mombasa on Sunday.
Stanley Okumbi was on Saturday named as the interim Harambee Stars head coach with legend and former Stars skipper Mussa Otieno and Gor Mahia assistant coach Frank Ouna appointed as his assistants.
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.