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Kakamega ready to host Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom National Finals

first_img“We started the tournament with over 1,600 teams back in September and we are looking forward to seeing the best 15 sides in action this week in Kakamega,” Sylvia Mulinge, Director Consumer Business, Safaricom, said.In the boys’ quarterfinals, Mukumu Boys from Western will face Shimba Hills from Coast in a mouth watering clash as Al Hayat from North Eastern take on Nairobi champions Gor Mahia Youth.Ombek Red Devils were crowned the Nyanza Boys Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom champions after beating favourites 2-1 in an entertaining final played at the Gusii Stadium on 10th December 2017. Photo/GERALD ANDERRSONIn the other last eight games, Ombek Red Devils from Nyanza will play Euronuts from Central and Mwingi Junior from Eastern will face Rift valley’s Kapenguria Heroes.Thirteen players from the tournament have been called up to the national under 20 team while another 6 have been snatched up by various Kenya Premier League clubs.“Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom has given an opportunity for us to discover young talented players especially from the grassroots. The likes of James Omsinde and John Njuguna have earned call ups to the national under 20 team while gifted players such as David Majak, Fredrick Krop and Oscar Kengwa have been signed up by Kenya Premier League teams,” FKF boss Nick Mwendwa stated.-Girls quarters-Bishop Njenga, who received Sh200, 000 prize money, celebrating after winning the Girls Western Western Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom.Photo/GERALD ANDERSONIn the girls’ category, Waa Girls from Coast will play Tar Tar from Rift as Beijing Raiders from Nairobi face Arch Bishop Njenga from Western.Plateau Queens from Nyanza and Ngakaa Talent Academy from Eastern will also battle for a place in the last four.  Limuru Starlets from Central got a bye to the semis as there was no girls’ team from North Eastern.Teams that qualify for the semifinals are set to pocket Sh 250,000 each, while the finalists will take home Sh 500,000. The overall winners in each category will receive Sh 1mn, as well as a trip to London for a one week training camp.While in London they will also get a chance to interact with the tournament’s Brand Ambassador Victor Wanyama, who turns out for English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000From Right: Chapa Dimba Western Regional Coordinator Edwin Nandwa, Safaricom Western Regional Operations Manager-Retail Services,Edwin Sang, Hon. Robert Makhanu,Minister for Social Services, Youth, Sports and Culture –Kakamega County and Henry Mbayala,Kakamega County Administrator in theMinistry of Youth and Sport address the media during the Safaricom Chapa Dimba Finals Press Briefing held in Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega County.KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Mar 21 – The inaugural edition of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth football tournament enters home stretch this weekend in Kakamega County as 15 teams, 8 boys and 7 girls battle it out for top honours in the National Finals at the Bukhungu Stadium.The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held on Thursday morning at the Bukhungu Stadium as Kakamega High School is also scheduled to host some of the quarter final matches.last_img read more

Hughes hails Everton boss

first_imgMark Hughes has paid tribute to Everton manager David Moyes, who this week celebrates 10 years in charge at Goodison Park.Moyes is regarded as one of the top managers in the country and Hughes says the Scot can be proud of his achievements.“David’s done a remarkable job. Managing a big club like that comes with big expectations and he’s managed that very well,” said the Welshman.“He possibly hasn’t got the resources that other clubs have but he still manages what he has very, very well.“It’s difficult to be at a club that long – and being at the same club a long time can bring it’s own problems, because people will have heard the same voice over and over again.“It takes a skilled manager to keep making players aware of what’s required of them and he’s done that really well.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

The Future is Bright for Online Socialization

first_imgFacebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… The Pew Internet and American Life Project has released its report on Internet-based socialization. The conclusions in The Future of Online Socialization segment of the survey are positive. The online world, according to most of the Internet specialists surveyed, is going to add to the texture and mood of social interactions, not detract from them. Of the nearly 900 “technology stakeholders and critics” who responded to the opt-in survey 85% believe the effects of the online world will remain positive for the next decade. Tags:#Social Web#web Related Posts Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification curt hopkins The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos “The social benefits of Internet use will far outweigh the negatives over the next decade, according to experts. They say this is because email, social networks, and other online tools offer ‘low friction’ opportunities to create, enhance, and rediscover social ties that make a difference in people’s lives. The internet lowers traditional communications constraints of cost, geography, and time; and it supports the type of open information sharing that brings people together.”You have to wonder if this rosy assessment of the online world would hold if it were 900 people outside of tech who were surveyed. A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Auditlast_img read more