Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Cameroon battle back to beat Guinea-Bissau
    Cameroon’s defender Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui celebrates after scoring a goal on January 18, 2017 Libreville, Gabon, Jan 19- Defender Michael Ngadeu smashed in the winning goal as Cameroon came from behind to beat minnows Guinea-Bissau 2-1 at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. Guinea-Bissau had...
  • Capital Sports: Aubameyang on target as Gabon, Burkina draw
    Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrating after scoring the opener for the host.PHOTO/Kwese Sport LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 18 – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for the second time in as many games but Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon were again held to a 1-1 draw by Burkina Faso in...
  • Capital Sports: Over 200 football clubs ‘impacted’ in sex abuse scandal
    The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has identified more than 500 alleged victims as part of its inquiry into historic sex abuse allegations at football clubs © AFP/File / Odd Andersen LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – The number of football clubs who have been brought up in the historic sex...
  • Capital Sports: Man Utd ‘first’ to appoint counter-terror chief
    Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium © AFP/File / OLI SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Manchester United have appointed a counter-terrorism manager and believe they are the first Premier League club to do so, reports said on Wednesday. The English football giants, who suffered two...
  • Capital Sports: Xabi Alonso to retire in June
    Xabi Alonzo has won the Champions league twice with two different clubs. BERLIN, Germany, Jan 18 –  Spanish World Cup winner and double European champion Xabi Alonso is set to retire at the end of the season when his Bayern Munich contract expires, a report in Germany said. Leaders Bayern kick off...
  • Capital Sports: Messi to stay at Barcelona.
    Lionel Messi is under contract with Barcelona until 2018. PHOTO/SKY. BARCELONA, Spain, Jan 18 – Lionel Messi has reiterated that he will stay at Barcelona for as long as the club wants him. The Spanish champions recently agreed extensions with Luis Suarez and Neymar, but are yet to reach a deal...
  • Capital Sports: Bekele targets marathon world record in Dubai
    Ethiopia’s long distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, the world record-holder over 5,000 and 10,000m, finished third at the London marathon in April NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – If Kenenisa Bekele is to be believed – and who wouldn’t? – come 8:30am Gulf time on Friday (20), he will be the world record...
  • Capital Sports: Players’ condition was poor – Kenya 7s trainer
    Kenya Sevens Strength and Condition Ian Gibbons addressing the press during the naming of the squad to do duty at Wellington and Sydney legs.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18- Kenya Sevens strength and conditioning coach Ian Gibbons has admitted the condition of the players when he took...
  • Capital Sports: Olunga attracts Galatasaray, CSKA Moscow
    Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga celebrating after scoring a goal for his Swedish club IF Djugardens. PHOTO/courtesy. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Harambee Stars forward Michael Olunga has attracted interest from Turkish club Galatasaray and Russian giants CSKA Moscow after a stellar debut season...
  • Capital Sports: Injera returns for Wellington and Sydney legs
    “We do have our challenges and I think we need to solve them out before it’s too late. In a couple of years we have been facing the same thing at this time when a new season is about to begin,” Injera, the younger brother of veteran Humphrey Kayange urged. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – All-time World...
  • Capital Sports: Stars face West African side in March friendly
    Harambee Stars squad training at Utali Ground on Thursday ahead of their AFCON qualifier against Congo.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18- Harambee Stars will play a build-up match against a West African opponent during the FIFA friendly window in March as part of the preparations for...
  • Capital Sports: Openda to quit Orange at the end of the year
    Telkom Orange head coach Jos Openda gestures during the Africa Club Cup Championships where the team retained the continental title for a record fifth time in a row.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Jos Openda will quit his position as Telkom Orange women’s hockey club head coach at...
  • Capital Sports: Senegal have Africa Cup of Nations last-eight place in sight
    Tunisia’s Youssef Msakni (L) fights for the ball with Senegal’s Sadio Mane during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group B match, in Franceville, on January 15, 2017 © AFP/File / KHALED DESOUKI FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, Jan 18 – Sadio Mane-inspired Senegal will become the first qualifiers for the 2017...
  • Capital Sports: Toure rejected huge offer from China
    Yaya Toure is captain of the Ivory Coast national team as well as playing for English Premier League club Manchester City LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Yaya Toure’s agent says the Manchester City midfielder has rejected a Sh 66.7mn (£520 000)-a-week deal from a club in China in favour of staying...
  • Capital Sports: Costa set to make Chelsea return
    Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on December 3, 2016 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Chelsea striker Diego Costa is...
  • Capital Sports: Egypt held on Cup of Nations return
    Mali’s goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko (C-R) saves a shot on goal by Egypt’s forward Marwan Mohsen (C-L) next to Mali’s defender Ousmane Coulibaly (L) and Mali’s midfielder Mamoutou N’Diaye (R) during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Mali and Egypt. PHOTO/AFP PORT-GENTIL,...
  • Capital Sports: Injera not assured of place as Namcos prepares to name squad
    Kenya’s all-time leading try scorer Collins Injera celebrating after scoring a try in the final against titans and champions Fiji in the Singapore final.PHOTO/World Rugby NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17- World Rugby Sevens record top try scorer Collins Injera says he is not assured of a place in the team as...
  • Capital Sports: Andre gives Ghana narrow win over Uganda
    Ghana’s forward Andre Ayew scores a penalty during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Ghana and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 17, 2017 PORT-GENTIL, Gabon, Jan 17 – Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of...
  • Capital Sports: Deadlock as KPL plays hardball on league expansion
    Former KPL chair Ambrose Rachier confers with lawyer Mary Bonyo during the hearing at the Sports Disputes Tribunal on January 17, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17- The discussion between Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) over the expansion of the...
  • Capital Sports: KRU Mourns the death of Homeboyz prop Wekesa
    The three suspects were arrested and are currently detained at Mlolongo Police Station awaiting the completion of investigations. PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Messages of condolences continue to stream in in memory of Homeboyz RFC prop forward Andrew Wekesa with Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)...

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