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  • 20 Jan 2017 - Former Kenya Sevens head coach Benjamin Ayimba was named the second best coach in the 2016 SOYA Awards held on Thursday 19 January 2017 in Nairobi. Ayimba was beaten to the award by Hockey coach Jos Openda. He was nominated after guiding Kenya 7s to first ever cup win...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Nakuru development coach Felix Oloo is the community hero of the eyar of the annual SOYA awards held on Thursday in Nairobi.He beat football icon Musa Otieno and moving goal project to win the awardOloo, who is also a player with Top Fry Nakuru RFC, was nominated due...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Kenya Sevens vice-captain Collins Injera is the third best sports man of the year in the SOYA Awards awarded on Thursday January 19, 2017. Injera shared the third best award with David Rudisha of Athletics as Olympic Gold medallist Eliud Kipchoge came first. Conselus...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Two first half goals from Sadio Mane and Henri Saivet were all Senegal needed to overcome Zimbabwe at the Stade de Franceville on Thursday 19 January to book their place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).Senegal started firmly on...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Newly signed AFC Leopards forward Ibrahim Mao is in danger of missing the 2017 season after it emerges that he had already signed up with Sofapaka before making the move to AFC Leopards as he looks to make his Kenyan Premier League (KPL) debut.The striker, who...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Former Kenyan international Jackson Omaino has been inducted into SOYA Awards hall of fame as announced during the 13th annual Gala in Nairobi on Thursday January 19, 2017. Omaido and Naftali Temu(Athletics) are inducted due to their great service to the game. Jackson...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - KCB make up to six changes from the side that beat Nakuru to the team to play Mean Machine in the ninth round of the Kenya Cup on Saturday January 21, 2017. Ahmed Shaban is line to make his KCB debut after signing from Kenya Cup side Mwamba RFC during the mid-season...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Impala Saracens make only one change from the side that completed a double over Strathmore to the side to take on Homeboyz in the ninth round of the Kenya Cup on Saturday January 21, 2017 at Impala Club. Kelvins Karani comes in for Danile Ndome in a change that...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Vivian Cheruiyot was awarded the overall Sports Personality of the Year in the 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA), held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi on Thursday.
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Vivian Cheruiyot was awarded the overall Sports Personality of the Year in the 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA), held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi on Thursday.
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Harambee Stars forward Michael Olunga for the second time in as many years missed out on the Sportsman of the Year award at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) gala which was held at the KICC, Nairobi on Thursday 19 January.Olunga, who had a great 2016...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - South Africa's Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Golden Arrows has confirmed the signing of former Highlanders striker Knox Mutizwa from Bidvest Wits to replace, among others, Kenyan international Clifton Miheso, after concluding a week of trials. Miheso exited Arrows...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Newly promoted Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Nzoia United has a new management team following the club elections held in Nzoia on Thursday 19 January.In the elections, chairman Yapets Mokua was ousted by Brian Omwera with Patrick Nalianya beating stiff competition...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - London Marathon champion and the Sports male personality of the year, 2016 Eliud Kipchoge has stated that he is positive that he will run under the 2 minute time in the Nike record breaking challenge. Kipchoge was speaking at the SOYA Awards after winning his award...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Kenyan Premier League (KPL) defending champions Tusker FC have named the squad that will represent the club in the 2017 CAF Champions League.Under the guidance of new head coach George Best Nsimbe and his assistant Francis Baraza, the team has drafted in youthful...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat Zimbabwe to become the first team to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.Mane tapped in the opener from close range in the ninth minute from Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao's low cross.Henri Saivet, on...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat Zimbabwe to become the first team to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.Mane tapped in the opener from close range in the ninth minute from Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao's low cross.Henri Saivet, on...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Kenya Sevens team was on Thursday named the overall sports team of the year in the Sportsman of the year awards(SOYA) held in Nairobi.The award was for the good performance in 2016 where they won the Singapore Sevens, took part in the Olympics and climbed in the World...
  • 20 Jan 2017 - Vivian Cheruiyot receives her Overall Sport Personality of the Year Award from Safaricom Joe Ogutu.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 20- A smiling Vivian Cheruiyot, clad in a crisp shiny purple and black flowing dress, marked the end of her glitzy career on...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Tunisia’s midfielder Naim Sliti (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group B football match between Algeria and Tunisia in Franceville on January 19, 2017 © AFP / KHALED DESOUKI FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, Jan 19 – Tunisia...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - West Ham United playmaker Dimitri Payet is trying to engineer a return to Marseille and has been training with West Ham’s Under-23 squad this week © AFP/File / GLYN KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 19 – West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says Dimitri Payet will only get...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates victory against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne © AFP / PAUL CROCK MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 19 – Rafael Nadal set up an enticing third-round showdown with rising German star Alexander...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Senegal’s forward Sadio Mane (R) kicks the ball past Zimbabwe’s defender Onismor Bhasera during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group B football match January 19, 2017 © AFP / KHALED DESOUKI FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, Jan 20 – Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored as Senegal...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Atletico Madrid’s forward Kevin Gameiro (R) and forward Antoine Griezmann celebrate after scoring during the Spanish Copa del Rey quarter final first leg football match against SD Eibar at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid January 19, 2017 © AFP / JAVIER SORIANO...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Carlo Ancelotti, head coach of German football club Bayern Munich, is seen January 10, 2017 and said of the weather at his team’s upcoming match, “It will be cold – for us, but also for Freiburg. There is no advantage for either team” © AFP/File / KARIM JAAFAR BERLIN...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Italian rider Valentino Rossi is chasing an elusive 10th world title © AFP/File / JOSE JORDAN MADRID, Spain, Jan 19 – Motorcycling superstar Valentino Rossi expects at least six challengers as he targets an elusive 10th world title in a new MotoGP season dominated by...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is currently locked in contract talks with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez as the pair reportedly seek parity with the best-paid players in the Premier League © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 19 – Arsene Wenger fears the...
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot is the 2016 Sports Personality of the Year Awards (Soya) winner.
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Senegal are assured of topping Group B.
  • 19 Jan 2017 - Stade de Port-Gentil is so new that you can smell the paint in certain areas while the legs of the chairs in the media stand were still covered in bubble wrap. You can see the adhesive on the tiles in the toilets in certain areas was recently applied.

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