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...
THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY FUND GOLF TOURNAMENT

THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY FUND GOLF TOURNAMENT

A large number of babies are born with congenital heart conditions, in Kenya every year. The Nairobi Hospital and her partner corporates are committed to helping children afflicted with this condition, especially those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds by...
Be the Judge

Be the Judge

‘Do not judge me.’ How many times have you heard that line being said? And how many of those instances have you been the recipient of the above? Infinite times. That’s probably everyone’s reply – and in truth, it is a very popular line. But you know what, it’s May and...

Win or Win! Why the Godfather cannot lose in Cardiff.

There will be an article previewing the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff. I’m afraid this isn’t it.   The Godfather. Sigh. Of course, I love the movies. They are remarkable. Mention the Godfather and I pray that you think of the books by Mario...

The UEFA Europa League

What is the Europa League? Seriously, what is the UEFA Europa League? Drawn a blank face, representative of a blank mind? Consider your ignorance forgiven. Perhaps what comes to mind is the European competition for farmers, by farmers, on farms, somewhere in the...
The Comeback

The Comeback

  Everyone’s got a plan until you’re punched in the mouth.1   That could not ring truer for Liverpool in the 2005 UEFA Champions League (UCL) Finals in Istanbul, where lore has it, Rafa Benitez’s side was trailing AC Milan, 3-0 at halftime. In the 2015 Rugby...
One for the Ages

One for the Ages

There’s no competition that I love quite as much as the UEFA Champions League. Maybe the only exception is the World Cup, but that’s more due to the fact that it comes after 4 years. After watching the Champions League for the last 17 years, I still bubble with...