Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Wenger to step down – who’s saying what
    Wenger lifted the FA Cup for the seventh time after Arsenal beat Chelsea in last year’s final © AFP/File / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Premier League managers and former players showered praise on Arsene Wenger on Friday after the Frenchman announced he was stepping down from the...
  • Capital Sports: Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of season
    “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season./AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Arsene Wenger will bring his 22-year stay in charge of Arsenal to an end at the end of the season, the Frenchman...
  • Capital Sports: Besiktas coach wounded by projectile, derby abandoned
    Hospitalised: Besiktas coach Senol Gunes holds his head after being hit by an object thrown during the Turkish Cup semi-final against Fenerbahce © AFP / STRINGER ISTANBUL, Turkey, Apr 19 – Senol Gunes, the coach of Turkish top flight side Besiktas, was hospitalised on Thursday after being hit on...
  • Capital Sports: Report reveals record Premier League club profits
    Premier League wages rose across the league by nine percent to a new record of £2.5 billion last season, according to a report by Deloitte © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – English Premier League clubs enjoyed record profits last season, according to a report published Friday...
  • Capital Sports: No room for error as Barca face Sevilla in Copa del Rey final
    Barcelona’s Denis Suarez (C) shoots at the goal guarded by Celta Vigo’s Sergio Alvarez at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on April 17, 2018 © AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA MADRID, Spain, Apr 20 – Barcelona and Sevilla will know the success of their respective seasons is on the line when they go head to head in...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger says Vieira could succeed him at Arsenal
    When asked if he could see Vieira succeeding him, Wenger replied: “He works in the moment in New York and he works for Man City. He’s a guy who has the potential one day, yes. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Arsene Wenger says former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira “has the potential” to succeed...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea down Burnley to close on top four
    Victor Moses LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Chelsea kept their outside chances of chasing down Tottenham Hotspur for a place in next season’s Champions League alive as a much-changed side secured a 2-1 win at Burnley. At the other end of the table, Southampton crept closer to relegation as a 0-0...
  • Capital Sports: Harambee Stars’ Omar sacked by Bulgarian club
    ABUD OMAR NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 – Bulgarian club Slavia Sofia have sacked Harambee Stars left-back Aboud Omar, accusing the defender of insulting his team-mates and coaches. In a statement the club said the problems had been going on for several months and that he had also shown disrespect to...
  • Capital Sports: Amokachi tips African nation for WC Cup final
    Former Nigerian international Daniel Amokachi when he paid a courtesy call to FKF president Nick Mwendwa at the FKF Headquarters at Goal Project on April 18, 2018. PHOTO/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19- The best an African nation has ever done at the FIFA World Cup was getting to the quarter...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea’s Alonso handed three-match ban
    Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been banned for three matches for his challenge on Southampton’s Shane Long, the Football Association announced on Thursday. The left wing-back appeared to stand on the back of Long’s leg...
  • Capital Sports: Ovella drafted in as U20 depart for Rwanda
    Harambee Stars players celebrate Ovella Ochieng’s first half goal against Zanzibar during the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup final on December 17, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, KENYA, Apr 19- Kariobangi Sharks forward Ovellah Ochieng, Mathare United’s John ‘Mavado’ Mwangi and Nzoia Sugar’s...
  • Capital Sports: All Blacks past and present slam Folau anti-gay comments
    New Zealand scrum-half TJ Perenara © AFP / FRANCK FIFE WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Apr 19 – All Black halfback TJ Perenara has become the highest-profile rugby player to condemn Wallaby Israel Folau’s anti-gay comments, with New Zealand legend Michael Jones also saying he disagreed with the Australian...
  • Capital Sports: Shakava over the moon as Gor seal historic spot
    Gor Mahia captain Shakava screams in celebration after scoring Gor’s only goal in their 1-0 Super Cup win over AFC Leopards at Afraha Stadium on January 28, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19- When the draw of the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup will be conducted on...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger confident Wilshere will sign new Arsenal deal
    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has yet to sign a new deal at the club© AFP/File MARCO BERTORELLO LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said Thursday he is “confident” midfielder Jack Wilshere will sign a new contract at the Premier League club despite a delay in putting pen...
  • Capital Sports: Boston marathon winner Kawauchi to quit his day job
    Yuki Kawauchi hopes turning pro will enable him to beat his PB© AFP/File RYAN MCBRIDE TOKYO, Japan, Apr 19 – The Japanese high school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor announced Thursday he was packing in his day job and turning pro. An...
  • Capital Sports: Keitany aiming for Radcliffe world record in London
    Kenya’s Mary Keitany wants to be the quickest woman ever to run a marathon © AFP / Tolga AKMEN LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 18 – Kenya’s Mary Keitany will look to achieve a “lifetime goal” when she tries to topple Paula Radcliffe as the quickest woman ever to run a marathon with a fourth victory in...
  • Capital Sports: Four VAR officials, giant screen replays at every World Cup match – FIFA
    2018 World Cup COVERCIANO, Italy, Apr 18 – Four video assistant referees will be present at every game at the World Cup in Russia with replays to be shown on giant screens inside the stadiums, FIFA said on Wednesday. “Everything will be centralised in a single location in Moscow and all referees...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho in selection dilemma for Spurs semi
    On target: Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring their second goal © AFP / Glyn KIRK BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom, Apr 18 – Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United had given him an FA Cup semi-final selection dilemma after their 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday. Goals...
  • Capital Sports: Amokachi confident Morocco will land 2026 WC rights
    Former Nigerian international Daniel Amokachi left) presents the Morocco 2026 World Cup bid book to FKF president Nick Mwendwa right) at the FKF Headquarters at Goal Project on April 18, 2018. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18- On June 13 in Moscow, Russia, FIFA delegates will head into...
  • Capital Sports: Mighty Gor make history by progressing to CAF CC Group Stages
    A Gor Mahia die hard fan singing the K’Ogalo anthem with passion. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18- Record 16-time Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia have made history by becoming the first Kenyan team to progress to the group stages of continental football in the new era of CAF...

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