Month: April 2019

In Defence of the Away Goal Rule

In Defence of the Away Goal Rule

April 30, 2019 By Deryl

How different would the final four of the Champions League look had the Away goal rule not been in place? Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City could make a genuinely compelling case that they would still be in the competition. Last year, news filtered out of UEFA’s pristine headquarters in Nyon that the European football

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De Toekomst: The Future is Here

April 30, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

Football is many things to many people. I seek to appreciate the myriad views it has. For some, it evokes a strong sense of community, much like our beloved Gor Mahia FC and our yoyoing in-laws AFC Leopards. There are those for whom, the game is a religion, congregating for sacred service in stadia across

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De Toekomst: The Future is Here
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: Nairobi Regional Finals (Update)

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: Nairobi Regional Fina...

April 28, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

27 April 2019. The Goan Institute Grounds, Pangani hosted the penultimate stage of, unarguably, the most well-organized youth football tournament in the country to date: Chapa Dimba na Safaricom’s Nairobi Regional Finals. Much has been said about the embarrassment of talent among our youth, yet that remains even more embarrassingly unexploited due to the dearth

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Berlin FC wins Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North E...

April 24, 2019 By Sysca Kendi

Berlin FC from Garissa are the 2019 winners of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern region finals held today at Garissa Teachers College. Berlin emerged top, beating Al-Ansar from Wajir 4-3 in post-match penalties after a goalless draw in normal time. “We are happy with our win and we thank God. The match was

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Berlin FC wins Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Finals
Garissa To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern Finals

Garissa To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North ...

April 20, 2019 By Sysca Kendi

Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom heads to Garissa University for the North Eastern regional finals set for next week Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th April 2019. Four boys’ teams will take part in the North Eastern finals, with the winning team walking away with a cash reward of KES 200,000 and an opportunity to play in

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Getting it Wrong: The United Way

April 17, 2019 By Kevin Omondi

It would be a tough act to follow, but not an impossible one. Great leaders are, after all, not irreplaceable. The last campaign season (in Kenya) was resplendent with parallels to the Abrahamic faiths’ tales of delivery to Canaan- the land of milk and honey. From their religious texts, the Children of Israel had, unarguably,

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Getting it Wrong: The United Way

Euronuts Proceed to the Chapa Dimba Na Safarico...

April 14, 2019 By Sysca Kendi

Euronuts were able to defend their Central region champion title again this year after thrashing Irigiro boys from Maragua one goal to nil yesterday and finished the job in the finals by winning against Lufa Graduates scoring two goals to one. Limuru starlets were not so successful this year as their regional title went to

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Thika Stadium To Host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom ...

April 12, 2019 By Sysca Kendi

 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth Tournament heads to Thika Stadium this weekend for the Central region finals set to kick off at 8:00am on Saturday. Eight teams will battle it out for the region’s supremacy and a chance to represent the region in the national finals set for June 2019 in Meru. Defending champions Euronuts from

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Mombasa Teams Triumph in the Chapa Dimba Coast ...

April 8, 2019 By Sysca Kendi

The Coast region finals were held under the floodlights at the beautiful Bomu Stadium with Mombasa’s teams, Shimanzi Youth and Changamwe Ladies winning Coast region finals. The crowd’s favourites Shimanzi Youth did not disappoint their fans as they triumphed over Maweni United from Malindi scoring two goals to one within the regular time. Cedrick Asmani

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