Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: The Thrills and Spills

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: The Thrills and Spills

Over the past weekend, football lovers from across the nation descended on the impeccably refurbished Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega County to witness the culmination of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom football tournament. Indeed, and this is no exaggeration, in attendance...
Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom: National Quarter Finals- Bukhungu.

Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom: National Quarter Finals- Bukhungu.

The Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega is the place to be. With the National Finals of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Youth Tournament bringing the best youth teams in the country, Kakamega, and the larger Western Region has been abuzz with the youth teams, their fans and...
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: NAIROBI FINALS

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: NAIROBI FINALS

Thus far the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom tournament has been fantastic, a season played out with the emergence of new tantalizing talent, and is producing superb games and show of skill at each level. During this past weekend, Nairobi converged at the Stima Club Sports...
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom- National Finals Draw

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom- National Finals Draw

Following the exciting round of fixtures for the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Region Semi-finals and Finals, the draw for the Nairobi Region and National Finals, was held in Nairobi, with the National Finals being held at the Bukhungu Stadium from 22nd -25th March...
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: CENTRAL FINALS

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: CENTRAL FINALS

Come Play your Passion! If there ever were a showcase for passion, then the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Region Semi-Finals in Thika, over the weekend was certainly it. Unabating rain, passionate fans, spectators from Thika town, the best teams from Central...
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom- Player Profiles: YUSUF MAINGE.

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom- Player Profiles: YUSUF MAINGE.

Having scored for his club in the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup qualifiers, in their 1-1 draw at the Bukhungu Stadium against Madagascar’s Fosa Juniors; this week, The Dugout had the pleasure of speaking to the calm, soft-spoken and laid back Yusuf Mainge; the starlet...
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: The Series

Chapa Dimba na Safaricom: The Series

A huge billboard stands proudly at the Haile Selassie roundabout in the heart of Nairobi’s Central Business District- a testament to a mission by Kenya’s largest telco, Safaricom: Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom. The development pipeline of any successful sports industry...
Issa Wrap!

Issa Wrap!

Our London Bureau Chief (and basically any other city that’s not in your country) Syl Wekesa is back and this time he draws from his geo-political knowledge to shed some light into the shifts at the leadership of African football and the implications.  Among...

My African Pain

So, during the weak we all witnessed the toast of African football being crowned at the CAF gala in Abuja. What may have escaped most of us was the various reactons the event elicited, most significantly, from the runner up for the top award, Yaya Toure. Kevin Gor...