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Somali president extols FIFA

The president of the Federal republic of Somalia, Professor Hassan Sheik Mohamud, has enthusiastically commended the world football’s governing body [FIFA] for its role in the promotion of peace and football development in the country. President Mohamud, made the announcement after receiving a gold medal and a fair play flag from Somali Football federation president, A...

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Lee Nelson makes Blatters day of shame

Sepp Blatter's first official press conference since announcing he is stepping down as Fifa president was interrupted by the comedian who plays Lee Nelson today. The British comic, real name Simon Brodkin, walked in front of the beleaguered head of world football's governing body before throwing a wad of fake cash into the air. Brodkin was quickly escorted away by s...

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FKF-FIFA Instructors course concluded

Football Kenya Federation has on Friday, December 13, 2019, closed the first session of the FKF instructors course. The course, held in conjunction with the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA)merged together Basic/Advanced coaching course and CAF C License instructors who have prompted coaching courses that have aided over 2000 trainers nationwide. Under the tut...

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Second round of FKF Instructors Course kicks off, 30 participants to benefit

The second round of a FIFA Member Association (M.A) Instructors Course has on Monday, December 16, 2019, kicked off at the Kenya Institute of Special Education. Drawn different branches across the country, the participants will then be tasked with passing on the knowledge to coaches who will be selected to undertake the Basic/Advanced Coaching Course next year. “We have a rar...

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OPINION: Reflections of Mwendwas Term in Office

  At the forthcoming Football Kenya Federation (FKF) elections, the incumbent president Nick Mwendwa and his deputy Doris Petra are assured of another term as they look at getting re-elected unopposed and are now focused on building on what they have achieved in their first term in office. Mwendwa, a first-time FKF president, who came into office in 2016, has seen under his wa...

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Pay Amrouche in 30 days, FIFA orders Kenya

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has ordered Football Kenya Federation to pay former Harambee Stars head coach Adel Amrouche 109 Million shillings in compensation for wrongful dismissal within the next 30 days, failure to which FIFA will sanction Kenya. In a communique signed by FIFA Disciplinary Committee chairperson Yeboah Anin, the federation has also been fined an additional four mi...

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Referees welcome FIFA directive on FKF elections

Kenyan Fifa referees have welcomed Fifa’s directive regarding the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) elections. The referees expressed concerns that disobeying the directive could bring disastrous consequences to the country and affect them. They also condemned some officials who are resorting to court action pointing out that it risks bringing a ban to Kenya and getting rid of ...

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Honour FIFA directive on FKF elections, NSL clubs urge government

National Super League (NSL) council chairman Johsntone Sakwa has expressed concern the Sh.90million sponsorship deal with betting firm Betika could be jeopardized if the government trashes Fifa’s directive on how to handle the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) elections. On Wednesday, Fifa declined to form a normalization committee as requested by the Sports Dispute Tribunal (SDT) ...

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Doom for Kenyan football as FIFA ban looms

Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa has served a foru year team in office since February 2016  As a looming showdown over Football Kenya Federation (FKF) elections is in the offing an imminent international ban imposed by the world football governing body FIFA beckons.  This is after the world football governing body FIFA overruled the Sports Disputes Tribuna...

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OPINION: FIFA Ban Spells Doom for Kenya

The story of elections in Kenya has always borne stormy times and the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) polls have not been spared either. Initially scheduled for October 2019, the elections are not yet concluded and now there’s a looming showdown, with a FIFA ban a big possibility. Twice, the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT), operating under the auspices of the Kenyan judicial syste...

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