Sports betting firm Sportpesa has announced they will withdraw all sponsorship to local clubs and federations effective January 1, 2018, owing to the Finance Bill, a move that is set to cause ripples in the local sports industry.
Ulinzi Stars marksman Stephen Waruru has been crowned Sportpesa Player of the Month for April. The 26 year-old trounced Posta Rangers goalkeeper Patrick Matasi is a run-off vote to become the soldiers second ever recipient of the gong after John Makwata who won in 2015.
Charles Okwemba returned to haunt his former employers as Sofapaka beat AFC Leopards 1-0 to move to third in the Kenyan Premier League table. The hosts began the match on a high with Robinson Kamura stinging Matthews Kigonya with a freekick in the 9th minute.