UEFA SUPER CUP: Liverpool set to take on Chelsea in Istanbul

Sports

By Peter Mwaura

UEFA Champions League holders Liverpool are set to take on Europa league champions Chelsea in an all English teams UEFA super cup encounter at the Ataturk Olympic stadium in Istanbul turkey.

Chelsea will be keen to bounce back to winning ways after they lost their opening premier league encounter to Manchester United. Chelsea coach frank Lampard has hinted he will include midfielder maestro N’golo Kante and defender Antonio Rudiger to his bench despite their latest struggles with injuries.

This will be the first-ever all English Super Cup showpiece with Liverpool making their 6th appearance as Chelsea play for the 4th time.

For the first time, a female will officiate in a major men’s European match...

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Unconfirmed reports indicate Kimanzi to head Harambee Stars

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By Peter Mwaura

Former Mathare United tactician Francis Kimanzi is set to be appointed as the new Harambee Stars coach on a two years contract, this is according to reports which have not been confirmed by football governing body FKF.

Kimanzi who recently resigned as Mathare United coach is set to replace Frenchman Sebastian Migne who terminated his contract on mutual consent with FKF earlier this week.

Kimanzi served as the head coach of Harambee Stars in two separate occasions before parting ways with FKF and later coming back as Migne’s assistant.

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Waititu’s Troubles Double: Ruiru MCA Says Waititu Should Honor The Court And Step Aside

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By Chris Sambu 

Ruiru Biashara Ward MCA Elijah Njoroge has reacted on what Governor Waititu said when the court barred him from entering his office.

Njoroge said that Waititu should honour the court by stepping aside for he may interfere with the witness, adding that the Deputy Governor is not the governor but he is just acting in the Governor’s capacity.

This comes after Waititu condemned his Deputy James Nyoro for politically taking advantage of the court order. Waititu was speaking when he inspected the ongoing Kiambu County constructions in Kabete.

Waititu is back in court today seeking to vary the court order barring him from accessing his offices in which the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has opposed the application, stating that the Kiambu Governor should stay away...

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Magoha Roots For Expansion In Special Needs Education In Reforms

Entertainment

Access to basic education for all students is an essential goal for many countries around the world. Also, as worldwide calls for providing inclusive education continue to intensify, access to basic education for many students with disabilities in Kenya remains a pervasive challenge.

Large class sizes, inadequate funding, limited teacher training, cultural perceptions, and lack of disability awareness exacerbate this challenge.

It is on this backdrop that the Ministry of Education will officially open the pre-conference on expanding inclusion of special needs education in the education reforms at the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE).

The current education system is still ill-equipped to support learners with disabilities and special needs, a joint report by the Kenya Institute o...

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Transfer Rumours Corner: Dybala Is Not Coming To Manchester United

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By Peter Mwaura 

Premier league outfit Manchester United have ended talks for a swap deal transfer involving Paulo Dybala and Romelu Lukaku due to the argentine striker wage demands.

According to United Dybala wage demands are in excess.

Dybala joined Juventus from Palermo in 2015 and scored 10 goals for the Italian giants last season.

Meanwhile, uncertainty remains over the future of Belgium international Romelu Lukaku with united rejecting a 60million euros bid from Inter Milan.

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You Don’t Need To Buy, Utilise Academy Players- Mourinho Advises Lampard

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By Wasike Allan Wanyonyi 

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has a few wise words for the new Chelsea boss and legend Frank Lampard, “They don’t need to buy”. Mourinho ha two successful stints at Stamford Bridge winning three Premier League in these spells.

Chelsea are banned from signing new players for two transfer windows.

According to Jose, they don’t need to buy when they have such an arsenal in the Academy and a ‘loan army’.

Speaking to Sky Sports Mourinho believes his former player Frank Lampard can use the likes of Kurt Zouma and Tammy Abraham as new signings after their loan returns.

“I think Chelsea is a very special club in relation to that. I just give an example: Chelsea needs a centre-back – Kurt Zouma! You don’t need to buy, you don’t need to spend. Zouma!

“H...

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HARAMBEE STARS RESUME RESIDENTIAL TRAINING AHEAD OF TANZANIA ENCOUNTER

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By Peter Mwaura 

The National Football team Harambee Stars resumed residential training on Tuesday evening ahead of their Africa Nations Championship second leg encounter on Sunday 4th august against neighbours Tanzania at the Kasarani stadium.

Coach Sebastian Migne charges will be keen to record a win and secure a match against Sudan in the round two for a ticket to the CHAN 2020 showpiece in Cameroon. Kenya recorded a 0-0 scoreline in Dar es Salaam.

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KPL CHAMPIONS GOR MAHIA CALL OFF AL HILAL FRIENDLY

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By Peter Mwaura 

Kenya Premier League defending Champions Gor Mahia will not play Sudanese side Al Hilal in a friendly match that was scheduled for Thursday 1st August. This is according to the club’s CEO Lordvick Aduda.

Gor had scheduled the friendly as part of their preparations for the CAF Champions League assignment against Aigle Noir CS of Burundi. According to Aduda, Sudanese giants Al Hilal have opted to conduct camp in Egypt ahead of their Champions League encounter with Rayon Sports of Rwanda.

Gor will be keen to secure a group stage slot in the CAF Champion’s League this season after narrowly missing out last season.

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Lil Wayne Rumoured To Be Featured In New Rick Ross Song

Entertainment

On Tuesday (July 23), Rozay hopped on his Instagram story and hinted that Lil Wayne and Pusha-T may appear together on his upcoming instalment of “Maybach Music VI.” If all goes according to plan, the song, which may or may not have include verses from Weezy and Pusha as of now, will appear on his new album Port of Miami 2. The Miami rapper explains that he contacted Wayne and Pusha separately to get their verses. Even though there’s a chance it won’t end up on his new LP, Ross believes he can help both veteran MCs make amends.

“Last night I got to play a few joints for a few people and to me, one of the most meaningful records is ‘Maybach Music VI,’” Rick Ross said on his Instagram story. “I wanted to make this shit special in a different way...

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KENYA LIONESSES KEEN TO SECURE 2021 WORLD CUP TICKET

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By Peter Mwaura 

The National Women Rugby 15s aside Kenya Lionesses have resumed training ahead of the Rugby Africa Women’s 15s Cup which doubles up as World Cup qualifiers.

The coach Fred Oloo led charges will be keen to build on to their Elgon Cup success when they kick off their campaign against Madagascar on August 9th before playing neighbours Uganda on August 13th. Lionesses will play host South Africa in their last game on August 17th.

The winner of the tournament will qualify directly to the world cup with the second-best team playing a selected South American side to join the Repechage Tournament.

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