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After a three weeks break, league action resumes with an enticing Round 14 fixture against 13 time Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions AFC Leopards to be played at the Nyayo Stadium on Saturday 17 June. With both sides having endured a lackluster first leg that has left them 12th and bottom of... Read more
After signing three players, Mathare United has agreed to part ways with long serving defender David Mwangi and Ronald Okoth as the June transfer window continues to gather pace.  Mwangi, who joined the team in Janaury 2013, is expected to join Tusker as part of the deal that saw the club acquire... Read more
Mathare United has completed the signing of on song Kibera Black Stars striker Ronald Reagan on a three year deal as part of concerted efforts to bolster its forward line in the second leg of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL). Reagan, who has scored three goals in the National Super League (NSL), is... Read more
Despite coming under immense pressure in recent weeks following an underwhelming first leg, head coach Francis Kimanzi has been handed a one year contract extension that will see him remain in the club until December 2018. Kimanzi, whose future was the subject of speculation in local football... Read more
A wave of renewed hope swept across the Goan Institute grounds as four generations of Mathare United players reunited through a freindly match pitting former players and the current squad. Despite losing 1-2 to Francis Kimanzi's charges, the former players gave a good account of themselves under... Read more
Mathare United head coach Francis Kimanzi believes the friendly match between former Mathare United players and his charges slated for Thursday 7 June at the Goan Institute grounds will have a positive impact on the morale of his young team ahead of the second leg of the Kenyan Premier League. ... Read more
Mathare United diehard fan Simon Kimani has vowed to shun alcoholism after completing his three month rehabilitation programme at Levuka Treatment Centre.  Having endured more than a decade deep in the pangs of drug and substance abuse, Simon approached club chairman Bob Munro to help him lead a... Read more
Mathare United midfielder Edward Seda demonstrates a training drill for children form UNRC Academy during a soccer clinic at the UN headquarters on Saturday 3 June.
As the first week of the midseason break came to a close, the lads took time off their normal training schedule and conducted a soccer clinic at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in Gigiri where over 70 children from the United Nations Recreation Centre (UNRC) Academy benefitted greatly.  The... Read more
“Hobles nipe! Hobles nipe! ,” shouts John Mwangi to his teammates in training whenever he wants the ball. In fact he always wants the ball and his appetite for goals is one to marvel at. Hobles, loosely translated to brother in Somali, is the name he uses to call his teammates and being the... Read more