Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: No release clause in Neymar’s PSG contract – French league
    Neymar at a promotional event in Sao Paulo this week – the PSG star is still in his native Brazil as he recovers from a foot operation last month © AFP / Nelson ALMEIDA PARIS, France, Apr 20 – There can be no release clause in Neymar’s Paris Saint-Germain contract, the French league (LFP) insisted...
  • Capital Sports: Mwamba tackle holders KCB in Enterprise Cup
    The bankers received a bye to the last eight while Mwamba were spared the rigours of a pre-quarter final tie after their opponents Kisii pulled out of the tournament. PHOTO/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 21- Defending champions KCB host Mwamba RFC at the Lion’s Den in Ruaraka as the Enterprise Cup enters...
  • Capital Sports: Five contenders to succeed Wenger
    Patrick Vieira lifts the FA Cup in 2005 © AFP/File / ADRIAN DENNIS LON DON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Arsene Wenger’s decision to finally step aside as Arsenal manager after 22 years in charge has sparked fevered speculation over who the Gunners will turn to next to succeed the Frenchman. Arsenal...
  • Capital Sports: Ten Arsene Wenger quotes
    Wenger and Mourinho have had their fair share of run-ins in a tense rivalry © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – AFP Sport picks out ten Arsene Wenger quotes after the 68-year-old Frenchman announced he would be stepping down at the end of the season after almost 22 years in...
  • Capital Sports: Two rugby players accused of rape to be charged -DPP
    In a statement released on Tuesday, Kenya Harlequin FC said, “The Kenya Harlequin Rugby Club is aware of grave allegations of sexual assault leveled against contracted players of the club. A formal complaint has been lodged and the relevant authorities are investigating the matter,” The statement...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger’s legacy at Arsenal ‘untouchable’ – Henry
    Thierry Henry was in the Arsenal invincible team that won two league titles and three FA Cups as well as leading his team to the 2006 UEFA Champions League Final in his role as captain. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Arsenal’s all-time record goalscorer Thierry Henry insists a barren end to...
  • 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...

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