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  • Champs Kayole brush aside NYSA to keep tabs on leaders Kawangware

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    Tobius Olum (R) of Kayole Asubuhi vies for the ball with Obadiah Nyabuto of NYSA during their SPS8 PL tie that ended 1-0 in favour of Asubuhi on Monday 17 April at Makongeni grounds.

    Focus Onuka handed Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League defending champs Kayole Asubuhi a perfect gift sealing their Easter festivities in bubbly moods after netting the all-important goal of the match against a resilient NYSA in match day 7 played on Monday 17 April at Makongeni grounds.

    The combative center back neatly buried home a 60th minute penalty that handed the East conference leaders three valuable points that hauls their tally to 15 points, just four adrift early front runners and league leaders Kawangware United.

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    NYSA who were angling for their first win in four consecutive attempts will however have to search deeper as the loss, their second this season, sees them sit at 5th with 11 points. Their Coach Fredrick Otieno admitted they went down fair and square but blamed inexperience as their main undoing.

    “This is the second time we have lost in the league, Kawangware and Asubuhi are teams which have played in this competition for some time so experience was in their favor but it was a challenging game, we had our chances but I guess lack was not on our side.” Otieno pointed out after the match.

    "Of course I am dissapointed especially with the penalty, I believe it was too soft but we have to accept the referee's decision and move on and focus on the coming matches." he added.

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    NYSA walk off the pitch after 1-0 away to Kayole Asubuhi in the seventh round SPS8 PL tie played at Makongeni grounds.

    Kayole who defied all odds to win last season’s trophy started this year’s campaign on a sour note after defeats in their week 1 and week 3 matches but since then they seem to have steadied their vessel having managed five wins thus far as they seek to tuck the accolade twice in a row as they presently lead the East conference standings.

    ALSO READ:SPS8 Premier League: TUK finally claim first win in match day 7

    Wasted chances

    NYSA started the match on a wonderful note pilling keeping Kayole’s defense under duress in the first ten minutes with the first chance falling on Charles Maina who hit the woodwork before his goal bound rebound attempt was cleared off the line by Asubuhi defender Dennis Nyabera.

    Custodian Asubuhi’s pre-season signing Charles Onyango then pulled off an acrobatic save to parry away a well taken free kick by Sam Lemashon in the 18th minute and on the other end Tobius Olum spurned what could have been the opener after directing his shot just above the bar.

    After a scoreless first period, both sides came in the final half rejuvenated and more aggressive but it was the hosts who broke the deadlock via penalty on the hour mark after NYAS defender handed the ball within the box prompting center referee John Otieno to point straight to the six yard spot with Onuka stepping up and gave a good account of himself by sending NYSA keeper the wrong direction, placing the ball on the right bottom of the net for a 1-0 second half lead.

    Despite searching deeply for the equalizer, the visiting West conference side could not quite find the mark dealing them their second defeat of a season they kick-started remarkably.

  • Clubs win big in cash prizes as first season of SPS8 Leagues concludes

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    Kayole Asubuhi FC, Technical University of Kenya (TUK FC), Jericho All Stars FC, Ng’ando Youth Sports Association (NYSA), Meltah Kabiria FC and River Of God (ROG FC) are the biggest beneficiaries of the first edition of Super 8 League after falling within the money brackets in the respective competitions run by Extreme Sports Limited under the lead sponsorship of SportPesa who rolled out more than Ksh 2.7 million for the award prize.

  • Coach Otieno happy with NYSA's first leg achievement

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    Newly promoted West Conference side NYSA made a posistive impact in their first leg appearance in the SPS8 PL. They went into the mid season break sitting 2nd on the log with 31 points.

    Newly promoted Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League side Ngando Youth Association (NYSA) head coach Fredrick Otieno says he is happy with the performance of his team in the just concluded first leg of their first appearance in the top league.

  • Experienced Jericho felled by newbies NYSA in SPS8 Premier League round 8

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    Samuel Lemashon (L) of NYSA powers forward during their SPS8 PL match against Jericho FC on Sunday 23 April at Ngong Posta grounds. NYSA won 1-0.

    Samuel ‘Kiki’ Lemashon was the toast of the day as newly promoted Ngando Youth Association (NYSA) overpowered 10-man Jericho FC 1-0 in an entertaining eighth round fixture of the on-going Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League played on Sunday 23 April at a packed Ngong Posta Grounds.

  • Kawangware stops NYSA to take the driving seat in week 5

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    Kawangware United are on top of the SPS8 PL standing after game week 5 where they hit arch rivals NYSA 1-0 on Saturday 1 April at BP grounds, Nairobi.

    Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League new leaders Kawangware United are fancying their chances of winning this year’s title after assuming the prime position in competitive league standing on Saturday 1 April after beating newbies NYSA 1-0 to uphold Dagoretti derby bragging rights at Bp grounds in Kawangware, Nairobi.

  • NYSA crowned SPS8 Division One Champions

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    NYSA celebrate after being crowned the 2016 champions of the SportPesa Super 8 Division One League on Saturday 17 September at Ngong Posta grounds. They beat Angola 5-1 to get promoted to the Sps8 Premier League.

    Ngando Youth Association (NYSA) are the 2016 SportPesa Super 8 Division One champions after completing the campaign in style following a 5-1 hammering of Angola in an entertaining match played on Saturday 17 September at Ngong Posta grounds.

  • NYSA seek perfect premier league debut

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    NYSA seeks maximum points when they take on Kabete United in their top flight debut on Saturday 4 March at Ngong Posta grounds. NYSA are the 2016 SPS8 Div One Champs.

    Ngando Youth Association (NYSA FC) will be seeking to kick-start their 2017 season on a sound note when they host regulars Kabete United FC in what will be their maiden appearance in the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League (SPS8 PL) this Saturday 4 March at Ngong Posta grounds in a 3:00pm kick-off.

  • NYSA striker has eyes on top scorer award

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    NYSA's Samuel Lemashon (L) attempts to beat Jospeh Omassaba of Meltah Kabiria during the fourth round tie of SPS8 PL at Ngong Posta grounds on Sunday 26 March. The match ended 0-0.

    With four goals in four matches in the 2017 Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League, NYSA current leading scorer Samuel ‘Kiki’ Lemashon has tossed his hat in the ring for the league’s coveted golden boot accolade.

  • Premier League: Promoted teams fair well on debut appearance

     

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    Geofrey Bandi of NYSA controls the ball during their encounter with Kabete United in the SPS8 PL played on Saturday 4 March at Ngong Posta grounds. NYSA who are playing in the premier league for the first time, won 6-1.

    On an eventful first day of the 2017 SPS8 Premier League where big guns failed to clinically hit the target, the four promoted teams registered commendable results on their debut matches in the main league following their promotion from the second tier, the Sportpesa Super 8 Division One League last season.

  • SPS8 Div 1: NYSA inch closer at joining the Premiership Jesder, Rongai All Stars continue with promotion battle

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    Action between NYSA and Shauri Moyo Sportiff that ended 4-0 in favour of NYSA in the Sps8 Div 1 League at the City Stadium. NYSA are leading the second tier table standings after 24 rounds in the competition.

    The level of determination to join the enticing SportPesa Super 8 Premier League was felt in the second leg 24th round of the League’s second tier on Saturday 6 August, where four top teams in the SportPesa Super 8 Division One League are battling to play at a higher stage of the much celebrated championship. Among the four only one, Zamalek, is from the East conference with the remaining three being a hotly contested battle between West conference teams led by NYSA, Rongai All Stars and Team Umeme.

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