SPS8 Premier League,

  • Jericho tackle Melta as Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League second leg begins

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    Jericho FC captain Kevin Oreso shields the ball away from Kayole Asubuhi's Brain Ochieng during a past SPS8 PL tie at City Stadium. Jericho clash with Meltah Kabiria FC in their round 16 tie

    Jericho FC begin their Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League second leg title hunt with an away trip to Kawangware Riruta stadium (BP) to face Simon Gicheru’s Meltah Kabiria on Sunday 2 July.

  • 2017 Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League round 1 fixture

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    The highly awaited second season of the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League commences on Saturday 4 March across different locations wthin Nairobi County.

    Here are the weekend fixtures:

  • 2017 Sps8 league season to commence in early March

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    Expectations are high among the players, technical bench and football enthusiasts ahead of the second edition of the Sportspesa Super 8 Premier league and Div one Leagues kick off on 4th March 2017.

  • Asubuhi breath life into their title defending campaign

     

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    Kayole Asubuhi players celebrate after netting the opener against Team Umeme in SPS8 PL on Sat 11 March at Ziwani ground.

    East conference champs Kayole Asubuhi FC sparked life into their title defending campaign following a 2-1 away success over west siders Team Umeme FC in an absorbing encounter as the 2017 Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League season marked match day twoon Saturday 11 March staged at Ziwani grounds, Nairobi.

  • Asubuhi invite TUK, leaders Kawangware face off with Umeme as Kiambiu seek redemption against Metro Sports in week 12


    With three rounds of matches to go before the first leg of the prestigious Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League comes to a wrap, the 16 combatants will be seeking to kick on and push for a respectable finish before the two week break.

    Early season title favourites and leaders Kawangware United who are six point clear at the top of the log will be pumped up to widen the ridge further when they host eighth-placed Kabete United while second placed defending champs Kayole Asubuhi who are enjoying a phenomenal form will be up in arms to catch up with them in the hot race for the champions honours that shifts gears in game week 12.

  • Asubuhi leaps to second on the log after 'Super Sunder' thriller

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    KAYOLE ASUBUHI OVERPOWER MASA 3-2 AT HOME
    Kayole Asubuhi displaced Metro Fc to second on the log with 25 points after thrashing Masa 3-2 in the first match of the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League ‘Super Sunday’ fixture played on Sunday 17 April at Nairobi City Stadium.

  • Asubuhi prepared to fight to retain premier league crown

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    2016 Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League champions Kayole Asubuhi when they won the title after beating Kiamiko City 2-1 at Drive In grounds. They will be seeking to retain the trophy when the season gets underway on Saturday 4 March.

    Kayokle Asubuhi head coach Isaiah ‘Song’ Omondi believes his side is adequately prepared mentally and physically to defend the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League title when they begin their quest with an away tie to Makongeni Sports Assiciation (MASA) on Saturday 4 March at Makongeni grounds.

  • Champions Kayole humbled by minnows Kabete United in round 3

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    Kayole Asubuhi trudge off the field at half time during their 3rd round SPS8 PL match against Kabete United at Camp Toyoyo. They were beaten 2-1 by the visitors on Sat 18 March.

    Champions Kayole Asubuhi were shocked 2-1 at home by lowly ranked Kabete United in a pulsating third round match of the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League staged at Camp Toyoyo grounds on Saturday 18 March.

  • Champs Asubuhi invite Macmillan, leaders Kawangware clash Kiambiu as SPS8 PL enters week 10

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    Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League enters the 10th round this Saturday 7 May with eight matches lined up across different venues.

    Makongeni grounds will be the battle field of the highlight match of the weekend that will see Makadara region long-time rivals MASA and Jericho FC square it out for the three points.

  • Champs Asubuhi looking for first league win in Ziwani

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    Kayole Asubuhi captain Joel Mutua in previous Super 8 League action at City Stadium. Asubuhi confront Team Umeme in their second round SPS8 PL match on Saturday 12 March at Ziwani ground.

    After starting their title defending campaign on a rather slow pace last weekend after a shocking 2-1 away defeat to east conference rivals MASA, Kayole Asubuhi coach Isaiah ‘Song’ Omondi says they put behind their uninspiring start of their 2017 Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League season and are focused on their next fixture.

  • 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.

    ALSO READ:SPS8 PREMIER LEAGUE WEEK 7 REPORT: Kawangware on top the game, TUK claim first win as rookies Zamalek thrash Kabete

    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.

  • Champs TUK beaten by Metro Sports to finish third

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    TUK players celebrate a goal in a recent match. They were beaten 2-1 by Metro Sports on Saturday 24 September to finish third on the league standings.

    After coming agonisingly close to winning the SportPesa Super 8 Premier League title, TUK coach Francis Oduor is optimistic that all is not lost saying they have lost the battle but not the war.

  • Champs TUK hit Blue Stars to set title on course

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    TUK's Raphael Asudi (Right) and Shauri Moyo Blue Stars captain Papa Wemba (Left) battle for the ball on Saturday 6 July during their Sps8 PL tie staged at Camp Toyoyo grounds. Asudi scored the only goal of the match for TUK.

    Defending champions Technical University of Kenya (TUK) made a significant leap towards reclaiming the SportPesa Super 8 Premier League crown after seeing off giant slayers Shauri Moyo Blue Stars 1-0 in an absorbing second leg encounter on Saturday 6 July at Camp Toyoyo grounds, Jericho.

  • CSR: Extreme Sports leaves Kiambiu Slums clean

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    A clean environment is a fundamental factor towards the growth and development of any community.

    Extreme Sports, the organizers of the much acclaimed SportPesa Super 8 Premier League in conjunction with popular online gaming firm SportPesa on Saturday, 3 Sept sought to make a positive difference in Kiambiu slums, Kamukunji region by cleaning its environs as part of our CSR program.

  • Delicious treat for football lovers as SPS8 Super Sunday highlights week 14

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    Match day 14 highlight schedule.

    Three blockbuster fixtures are lined up to headline the 14th round of the on-going Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League this first weekend of the new month on Sunday 4 June at the City Stadium, Nairobi.

  • DIRECT IMPACT OF 50% TAXATION ON GAMING COMPANIES

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    Following the announcement by the Cabinet Secretary of Treasury, Henry Rotich, to impose a 50% Tax on all betting companies, Extreme sports Ltd, a sports management company incorporated in the year 2001 and whose major objective is to nurture and develop football talent wishes to propose a reconsideration to this punitive measure.

  • Do not write us off yet, Kawangware coach says after first SPS8 PL defeat

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    Francis Thairu (C) of Kawangware United beats Meltah Kabiria's Wilfred Thandi to the ball as he attempts to score when the two sides clashed in the SPS8 PL at Bp grounds on 29 April. Meltah won 1-0.

    After their perfect record in the Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League crushed down like a house of cards when you scratch the base, Kawangware United’s interim coach Laban Mwangi reckons that his charges still have the quality edge required to keep up alive their first league trophy.

  • Dramatic late win for Jericho caps an eventful Super Sunday

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    A section of the Super 8 Super Sunday action between Kawangware United vs Zamalek FC on Sunday 4 June at City Stadium.

    Jericho FC pulled a dramatic last minute surge to bag the three points against a spirited Kayole Asubuhi FC who crumbled to a 1-0 defeat in an entertaining Sportpesa Super 8 Premier League match at the heavily packed City Stadium on Sunday 4 June.

  • Dramatic weekend as SPS8 PL marks penultimate stage

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    Jericho All Stars forward Tom Okoth (L) attempts to get past Kiamaiko City's Douglas Odhiambo during the SPS8 PL tie on Saturday 10 Sept at Camp Toyoyo grounds. Jericho beat Kiamaiko 2-0.

    It was a dramatic goal galore weekend as the SportPesa Super 8 Premier League staged its penultimate round of matches. With Ksh 1million at stake, more heat pilled at the top three with the race being decided by the last game of the season as leading contenders Kayole Asubuhi, TUK and Jericho All Stars won their corresponding fixtures to set up a nervy last match of the 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.