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Gor needs a war cry

The Kalenjin are the most patriotic nation in the Great Rift Valley if my historical observations hold any sense. My conclusion is not based on the many medals their athletes get frequently. I’m talking war!…



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Pay Mariga!!

By Mwangi Gichau 1.5 million Kenya shillings onlyThat’s what McDonald was askingThat’s what Mariga was demandingBefore training and also before playing 1.5 million Kenya shillings onlyHe easily earns that in Europe weeklyThose are peanuts to…


The A to Z of the Kenya Premier League

John Aggrey On my third ever post for Kenyanstar, I thought giving you some little history on the Kenyan Premier League would be worthwhile. As you would come to learn, each team has a history,…


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Shouldn’t clubs negotiate own TV rights?

I’ve just landed from Brazil. I travelled from Ceará to São Paulo then to Salvador. I went to book a cortege and learn some few essential Portuguese in readiness for the 2014 World Cup. I’ll be going back to cheer Harambee Stars in the World Cup 2014. That aside for now; I know you’re struggling to believe me.


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4 reasons kenyan ladies need to come to the stadium this season

Football is predominantly a men sport and women were just outsiders when it came to the beautiful game matters, but life has fast changed and more and more ladies are embracing the game. Weekend in weekend out you will probably not fail to catch one or two ladies in Nairobi donning an English premier league jersey, not only because she loves Rooney, Walcott or even Bale, but also because she’s a great fun of the game. Local football until recently was lagging behind in terms of female supporters, but thanks to groups like INGWE LADIES and KO’GIRLO DIVAS the ladies are now flocking back to the stadium in great numbers.



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AFC LEOPARDS WAKE UP; IT’S 2012

Ours forever! Who, in the right senses, cannot love such a slogan? AFC Leopards commands one of East Africa’s most passionate and dedicated fan bases of our times. The staunchest of the fans travel around the country supporting their team and joyously celebrating in victory. When on a losing spree the halfhearted whiz away like lightning never to be seen in the stadium for some time while the loyal stay on.


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Foreign Jersey, Embarassing

I always found some inexplicable discomfiture whenever I watched veteran coach Chris Makokha on the AFC Leopards’ touchline. It was nothing to do with his thick lenses or his slow motion walking style as he shrilly shouted instructions to players on the pitch. It was all to do with his attire.


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GISHINGA GOT IT ALL WRONG

Tom Bwana On 8th February 2012 the Managing Editor of the Kenyan Premier League’s official website Gishinga Njoroge wrote a preseason article titled “Gor Mahia’s quest for record 14th national title starts at Thika on…