Why Mike Sonko is a watermelon
By Paul Baraza
| May 7th 2017
Nairobi Senator has admitted that he is a watermelon when it comes to soccer especially when it comes to supporting the biggest football clubs in Kenya.
“Kwa soccer mimi ni watermelon I have been supporting both GOR & AFC for several times & I will continue doing that,” said Sonko.
Sonko has offered to give Sh1000 and Sh 500 for the first 100 correct predictions on who will win.Sonko is doing this as Kenya’s biggest club football match kicks off at 3 pm Nyayo National Stadium.
AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall presented his finest 18-man squad to play in an eagerly-anticipated SportPesa Premier League contest, “Mashemeji derby” that kicked off at 3 pm
AFC Leopards: Ian Otieno, Joshua Mawira, Robinson Kamura, Samuel Ndung'u, Abdalla Salim, Duncan Otieno, Bernard Mang’oli, Allan Kateregga, Whyvonne Isuza, Paul Kiongera and Gilbert Fiamenyo.
Subs: Gabriel Andika, Marcus Abwao, Yakubu Ramadhan, Mike Kibwage, Andrew Tololwa, Haron Nyakha and Marcellus Ingotsi.
Thousands of supporters have accessed the stadium to witness the contest. It will be the 83rd edition of the local derby and the first one for AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall.
The two teams are meeting for the first time this season, with no clear favourite considering both sides are in great shape.
Stewart Hall IS optimistic that team will manage to collect maximum points because they are in good form. According to him the team has been doing relatively well and the players are up to it and they have assured him that they will do their best.
AFC Leopard is currently placed fourth on the log with 14 points after managing four wins, two draws, and two losses. Gor Mahia, on the other hand, is second on the table with 16 points behind Posta Rangers who are number one with 21 points from nine games.
An ill-prepared Jubilee could be in for a rude surprise on August 8There is a third unseen ‘principal’ in the Jubilee Party. His name is ‘Complacency’. He stands in between the President and his deputy, holding their hands.
Opening Ceremony: Kenya takes her pride of place as 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games beginTeam Kenya Paralympics strolled majestically into the Tokyo Olympic Stadium led by captain Rodgers Kiprop and Powerlifter Hellen Wawira for the Openin
Kipsigis Girls closed after students storm out of school
By Nikko Tanui
- Former minister’s cows attached over Sh888,000 debt
- Guards detained for seven days over death of teenage boy at Komothai Girls
- Chakwera: The Buruburu lecturer who became Malawi president
- MP, Khalwale differ over calls to support Mudavadi
- Matiang’i condemns Ruto rally disruption