By SPORTS CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Giant pay TV broadcaster SuperSport has ended their partnership with the Kenyan Premier League. The move has not come as a shock since a row has been simmering between the broadcasters and the league managers since the beginning of the 2017 season. Supersports, who have been the Kenyan top...
Referee Aden Marwa. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Kenyans took to social media to express their shock at revelations that Kenyan celebrated referee Aden Marwa has been caught in a sting football corruption operation by Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Arameyew Anas. Marwa who was set to officiate at the Fifa 2018 World Cup...
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Manchester United will battle Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez who can leave on a free next summer, according to reports. Sanchez, the Chilean forward, looked set to join Pep Guardiola’s City on the final day of the transfer window in...
BBC--Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona. The deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year -...
Gylfi Sigurdsson almost put Iceland in front early on but his angled shot and follow-up were both saved. Nani slotted in for Portugal but Iceland worked a shock equaliser when Birkir Bjarnason volleyed home. Cristiano Ronaldo had a header saved for an unconvincing Portugal, while Iceland went close late on when...
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo criticised Iceland's "small mentality" and lack of ambition after the two sides played out a 1-1 draw in their opening Euro 2016 Group F match. Birkir Bjarnason's volley earned Iceland a point after Nani opened the scoring in Saint-Etienne. But Real Madrid forward Ronaldo said Iceland deserved...
Arsenal players celebrate after scoring. PHOTO/COURTESY Arsenal will face Bayern Munich, Leicester City will play Sevilla and Manchester City are up against Monaco in the Champions League last 16. The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous five campaigns and finished behind them in the group stage...
BBC--The five-man shortlist of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah was revealed during a special live launch broadcast in London. Cameroon's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winner Arnaud Djoum was part of the panel to discuss the nominees, as were Nigeria's 1996 Olympic football champion...
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/ARSENAL FC The failure to sell Alexis Sanchez with one year left on his contract could cost Arsenal more than $91 million in the short term and $91 million in the long term. That’s according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who said that the club missed out...
Euro 2016: Wales set for 'biggest game' since 1958 World Cup Wales' Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium on Friday is their biggest match since the 1958 World Cup, according to manager Chris Coleman. Wales have not reached a major finals since they were beaten by Brazil in the last eight 58...