By Hillary Mukasa GOALKEEPERS Rosemary Aluoch Her love for the game is something else. She was very aggressive and with good communication between the posts. The legendary goalkeeper was known as ‘Mara’ short form of Maradona by her peers when she started playing as a number 10. She discovered she was better at saving balls … Continue reading Top 50 Greatest Women Footballers In Kenya
Looking Back Habil Nanjero goes down into the history books as one of the pioneers of women football in Kenya. In the mid eighties while studying at the NYS, Habil and Selebwa encouraged women to play football. It is after completing his studies at NYS that Habil the “unsung hero” formed Eastlanders football team that … Continue reading THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF WOMEN FOOTBALL IN KENYA. THE SUPER ROLE OF NICK MWENDWA- THE STORY
By Hillary Mukasa We cannot talk about Habil Nanjero and not talk about women football in Kenya and neither can we talk about women football history in Kenya and not talk about Habil Nanjero. Born in 1964, Habil Nanjero is married to Florence Adhiambo and they are blessed with 3 Children all who are footballers. … Continue reading WOMEN FOOTBALL IN KENYA: HOW DID IT START?
When the first Inter County Sports Tournament in Kenya was held in Laikipia County in Nanyuki from 27th April to 1st May 2015, few people knew about the Meru County women football team before the competition kicked off but after the week long tournament the name “Meru County” was on the lips of everyone. This … Continue reading When Meru County girls were crowned football queens- The Story
Just as everyone has a birthday, KeMU Queens football team was established in the year 2006. The Dean of Students by then was Mr. Japheth Githaiga. The Games Tutor was Jeff Kubai an alumni of Kenyatta University. Mr. Jeff Kubai who has a first degree in Sports and a Master’s degree in Psychology created the … Continue reading KeMU Queens dominance in University football
Early Years Born in Kisumu and having lived the early years in Kano plains, Caroline Ajowi is just happy with everything she has achieved. In Carol, a star in the making was born. She attended her primary school education in Hong’o radhiang and later joined Masomo mixed secondary school. She joined Kenyatta University for her … Continue reading The meteoric rise of Caroline Ajowi. –The Story
Nostalgic moments with Mr Football. Gifted Harambee Starlets forward Mary "Toto" Kinuthia with FKF President Nick Mwendwa before the AWCON in Cameroon. In the stellar world of Kenyan women football, Harambee Starlets looms larger than most. Team to some of the finest Kenyan women players, yet one player symbolizes half of the Harambee Starlets products. … Continue reading A player so amazing and inspiring in equal measure. The decorated football journey of Mary “Toto” Kinuthia- The Story
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