Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Kenya handed Ghana, Ethiopia for 2019 AFCON Qualifiers
    Harembee Stars players posing for the team photo before facing Guinea Bissau in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on 23rd , March, 2016.PHOTO/FKF NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12 – Kenya’s Harambee Stars have been handed former champions Ghana, neighbors Ethiopia and Sierra Leone in Group F...
  • Capital Sports: Tusker considering move for dropped Aucho
    Gor Mahia midfielder, Khalid Aucho (left) receives his Midfielder of the Year runners-up trophy from SuperSport EA General Manager, Auka Gacheo. PHOTO/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, June 12- Kenyan Premier League and GOtv Shield champions Tusker FC are considering a move for Ugandan midfielder Khalid Aucho...
  • Capital Sports: SOYA public voting to close tonight
    SOYA Awards Founder and Patron Paul Tergat.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12 – Public voting for the 2016 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) will close on Thursday night ahead of the black tie gala event scheduled for January 19 at the Kenyatta International...
  • Capital Sports: Ze Maria to effect closed-door sessions to avoid spying
    Gor Mahia head coach Jose Marcelo Ferreira loves to get actively involved in training.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12- Gor Mahia head coach Jose Marcelo ‘Ze Maria’ Ferreira has said he will impose a closed door policy on his training sessions this season to avoid spying by opposition...
  • Capital Sports: Tribunal to rule on Gor elections case on Jan 24
    Dan Oketch’s lawyer Omondi Omollo confers with Ambrose rachier’s lawyer Geoffrey Obura at teh Sports Disputes Tribunal on December 13, 2016. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12- The Sports Disputes Tribunal will make a ruling on a case over last December’s Gor Mahia elections on January 24...
  • Capital Sports: There’s still a lot to be done – Nyangweso
    Ulinzi Stars players celebrate Oscar Wamalwa’s goal.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12- Ulinzi Stars head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has admitted the military side still has a lot to do before the start of the season despite winning 2-0 against Muhoroni Youth in their first pre-season...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal’s French trio extend deals
    Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring during their game against Bournemouth on January 3, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 12 – Arsenal have confirmed that the club’s trio of French stars, Francis Coquelin, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny, have all extended their...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya up two places in latest FIFA rankings
    Harambee Stars squad training at Utali Ground on Thursday ahead of their AFCON qualifier against Congo.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12- National football team Harambee Stars have opened up the New Year placed 87th according to the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, rising two...
  • Capital Sports: Corruption cases in world tennis hit new high in 2016
    The 2016 Australian Open in Melbourne was overshadowed by bombshell allegations of widespread match-fixing in the sport © AFP/File / Peter Parks Sydney, Australia, Jan 12 – World tennis’s underfire watchdog dealt with more corruption cases last year than ever before, it revealed Thursday, with the...
  • Capital Sports: Messi free-kick sends Barcelona into quarters
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi (R) vies with Athletic Bilbao’s defender Mikel San Jose (C) and Athletic Bilbao’s Mikel Balenciaga (L) during the Spanish Copa del Rey round of 16 second leg football match on January 11, 2017 © AFP / LLUIS GENE Barcelona, Spain, Jan 12 – Lionel Messi’s third goal...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyan hockey keeper injured in robbery attempt on Ghanaian players
    Ghana Police men’s Hockey club players were attacked by thugs next to their hotel in an incident that left Kenyan Linus Sang and one foreign player with serious injuries. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12- A heroic hockey player was last night left with a deep cut on his head in his successful attempt to...
  • Capital Sports: Chelse to increase Stamford Bridge
    Chelsea have moved a step closer to redeveloping their Stamford Bridge ground after proposals were approved by the local council. PHOTO/AFP. LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 12 – Chelsea have moved a step closer to redeveloping their Stamford Bridge ground after proposals were approved by the local...
  • Capital Sports: A 48-team World Cup, but who can host it?
    International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Gianni assures the basic format of the FIFA world cup will remain similar when 48 teams start the 2026 tournament © AFP/File / Michael BUHOLZER PARIS, France, Jan 11 – FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams starting with...
  • Capital Sports: Southampton sink Liverpool in EFL Cup semi
    Southampton’s Nathan Redmond celebrating after scoring the winner against Liverpool in EFL Cup.PHOTO/Team Talk Media SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Nathan Redmond’s well-taken first half goal handed Southampton a 1-0 first leg lead over Liverpool in the EFL Cup semi-final. Jurgen Klopp’s men...
  • Capital Sports: Tycoon saves Cosmos from disbandment
    American communication investor Rocco B. Commisso (left) at the club.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- American communication investor Rocco B. Commisso has acquired a majority stake at North American Soccer League giants New York Cosmos, home to Kenyan international David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng,...
  • Capital Sports: Man City charged over anti-doping procedures
    Manchester City has been charged by the Football Association over rules concerning “club whereabouts” © AFP/File / PAUL ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with breaching its anti-doping procedures, the governing body said on...
  • Capital Sports: FKF, KPL name league expansion committee members
    KPL Chairman Ambrose Rachier addresses the media after a joint meeting between KPL and FKF on November 12 in Kasarani. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- Football Kenya Federation and the Kenyan Premier League Limited have both nominated three members into the Joint Executive Committee (...
  • Capital Sports: Otieno to fight for playing time under Ze Maria
    Timothy Otieno in action during Gor Mahia’s training on Wednesday at their Camp Toyoyo Grounds.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- Having found it hard to crack into former coach Frank Nuttall’s team in 2015, striker Timothy Otieno says he is ready to fight and impress Brazilian Jose ‘Ze...
  • Capital Sports: Cristiano Ronaldo rested again as Zidane targets treble
    Real Madrid and Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo kisses his trophy after winning the Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016 Award on January 9, 2017 © AFP/File / Fabrice Coffrini MADRID, Spain, Jan 11 – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane once again left Cristiano Ronaldo out of his squad that travels to...
  • Capital Sports: Mwamba RFC signs Ruhiu, Taabu and Omondi
    He will join Marcus Muriithi, Brad Owako, Felix “Top Dog” Otieno and returning Vincent Jumba in the midfield.PHOTO/Mwamba TV NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11 – Mwamba RFC has completed the signing of former Strathmore Leos centre Patrick Ruhiu, Laiser Hill alumni Daniel Taabu and Ronnie Omondi from Masaku...

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