Beginnings: The Gossage cup

Listen   The description of Uganda’s fourth goal during the1945 Gossage Cup match with Kenya dug up long forgotten childhood memories of tactical instructions issued to players when I went to school in the 1960s.I do not remember the coach, usually the games master, telling his young charges to “place” the ball out of the […]


Listen Football is Kenya’s national pastime. There is a club, formal or informal, in virtually every village or slum in the country. This book is the story of football in Kenya. It traces its development from its origins in the 1920s to the present. The game was introduced in Kenya by the British colonialists who […]