Arnold Origi, the only goalkeeper to make the list, was once valued at Sh68 million–when he was younger By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports There are less than 40 Kenyan professional soccer players plying their trade outside the country. From Albania to Algeria, England to Egypt, Georgia to Greece, Sweden to Spain. It is one […]
Daniel Adongo: Troubled star earned Sh70 million at 25… now begging mum at 30!
Washed out and depressed, this celebrity is juggling drugs, the occult and other dark forces By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports @UndercoverKe He looks rugged, like a delusional street boy. But Daniel Adongo, now seemingly high on something stronger than a cigarette, earned Sh75 million by the time he was 25 years playing in the […]
#RIP Kobe Bryant: When basketball was popular than English Premier League in Kenya
Those born in the 1990s might find it funny that most Sunday afternoons were spent watching NBA on KTN By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Sports Correspondent @Undercover KE He was so famous he did not need a surname. Like Oprah, Obama and Beyonce, you had to know who Kobe was, and if you didn’t, now you know […]
#INEOS 1:59 Challenge: Why Kipchoge was banned from ‘seeing his wife for three wives’
Kenyan footballers are also discouraged from any intimacies three days to a match — or greeting women before crucial matches By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge is set to make history this October if he runs a marathon in under two hours, the first for any human in five million years. To achieve that, […]
Kichwa: Meet 10 richest sports gamblers in the world…none placed soccer bets!
Only two bettors did not attend college. The rest are university professors, graduates or dropouts By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Forget the Kenyans who have wowed us after winning the Mega Jackpot from Sportpesa. There was Samuel Abisai who won Sh221 million in 2016. That is what one of the billionaire gamblers listed here wins in […]
Why coaches are promised ‘gun, good salary and a decent burial!’
Use of military language- words like battle, settle old scores, do or die-incites fans to violence, hooliganism By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Roving Editor Soccer is the only sport known to have caused a bloody war between two countries. It is also the only sport in which opposing fans pick the results on the pitch and […]