Jacob Icia

Jacob Icia

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  • Alila: FKF 2020 Electoral Code fine for this year’s election, but…

    Alila: FKF 2020 Electoral Code fine for this year’s election, but…

    “Each candidate shall have been active in football (i.e. registered as an NEC member, Committee member, Referee, Assistant Referee, Coach, Trainer, or as any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a Player) for three of the last four ye...

  • Alila questions government’s commitment in preps for Afcon 2027

    Alila questions government’s commitment in preps for Afcon 2027

    “I can’t see significant FKF’s involvement in this process. It appears they have been somehow sidelined by the Ministry, which is not healthy. FKF is the custodian of the game and there is a need for total cooperation between them and the government. "It is important for every stakeholder to know wh...

  • FKF must jealously guard Junior Stars’ future, says Alila

    FKF must jealously guard Junior Stars’ future, says Alila

    “We have been saying that the 2027 Afcon offers an opportunity for us to compete effectively, and not just participate. If we are to do so, then we must start preparing the team for the competition now, as it is not too early. With them (Junior Stars), we have a good place to start,” added Alila, wh...

  • Cecafa U-18: Babu rallies Junior Stars to finish job well done in style

    Cecafa U-18: Babu rallies Junior Stars to finish job well done in style

    "We have a fully fit squad to choose from, and we definitely have to ring some changes, drawing from how we played in the semi and looking at the opponent we are taking on now. Good thing we are under no pressure at all, if anything the fans have been enjoying how we are playing and we have a duty t...

  • Determined Starlets off to Botswana, eyes on WAFCON ticket

    Determined Starlets off to Botswana, eyes on WAFCON ticket

    “We have trained more and we feel that we can, so we are ready to push. It is not a difficult match, neither is it a difficult one. It is very doable. We have told the players to have it in mind it is the players they be up against and not the crowd, as a way of dealing with the away match mentality...

  • Five-star Harambee Stars thrash Seychelles in Abidjan

    Five-star Harambee Stars thrash Seychelles in Abidjan

    In the 52nd, Omar floated a loose ball into the box, and Helton Monnaie almost scored into his own net as he attempted to clear, but hit the post. The ball bounced back to Olunga, whose shot also rattled the woodwork, returning to Johanna who agonizingly shot wide – and Seychelles survived yet again...

  • Harambee Stars won't underestimate Seychelles, says Akumu

    Harambee Stars won't underestimate Seychelles, says Akumu

    "We thank our fans who have supported us all through. We understand that when results are not good they are disappointed, but we guarantee them we will get three points in this. From the preparations we have had for this match, especially today (Sunday), we are really fired up," Akumu noted....

  • Alila: Good luck Harambee Stars, but...

    Alila: Good luck Harambee Stars, but...

    "The coach has limited options and seems to be over-relying on specific players even when they fail, match after another. The problem is that we don't see players graduating from the youth teams to the senior team. This has to be dealt with, if they turn around the fortunes of the team," he argued....

  • Stadium ban on Gor fans, Omalla and Co summoned over chaos in SEAL tie

    Stadium ban on Gor fans, Omalla and Co summoned over chaos in SEAL tie

    The sanctions come just a day after Sports Kenya slapped Gor with Sh. 2 million fine over the vandalism at the stadium during the match, and banned the Kenyan champions from using the facility until the fine is paid.The ban from Kasarani has had a direct impact on the club, forcing cancellation of t...

  • Excitement as Sakaja Super Cup is launched

    Excitement as Sakaja Super Cup is launched

    Teams have been pooled by Sub County from where the group winners will advance to the knock out stages meaning that teams from the same Sub Counties will not meet in the knock outs.Also in attendance were FKF deputy president Doris Petra, FKF CEO Barry Otieno Harambee starlets head coach Beldine Ode...