Ambrose Rachier

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Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 8, 2022 2:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Our opponents had lodged some complaints about having the match played in Kisumu and so we summoned a meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Right from the outset, I was opposed to the controversial decision by the disbanded office administration to terminate Kenyan Premier League company's contract to run the country's top-flight football,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Even if the Caretaker Committee called elections as it is planning to do, the officials would not be recognized by Fifa because the committee lacks the legal mandate to call for such an exercise by Fifa laws,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Our problems have emanated from bad leadership and that explains our current situation,” “All we need is to have people who are willing to preside over football activities in a professional manner. Unless we do so, our problems will recur,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was not invited to participate in the event and I'm reading all about it in today's newspaper. However, I support any idea meant to steer the country forward,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I really wouldn't want to delve into the debate of the Caretaker Committee's capacity to preside over the activities of football in the country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We’ve stumbled upon allegations of match-fixing in the club and we are treating the issue with utmost importance. The club has launched investigations to delve into the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier alisema : “Hakuna ndege ya abiria inaruhusiwa kutua Algeria na tulilazimika kuomba idhini kutoka Algeria tumepata na tulilazimika kupewa kibali na ubalozi wao hapa Nairobi, sasa tuko huru kusafiri,” “Pamoja na barua ya idhini, tuliunganishwa na Shirika la Ndege la Qatar na mamlaka kwa sababu shirika hilo tu ndiyo linaruhusiwa ndani ya anga lao” External link

habarileo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "The match will now be played on December 26 after CAF's intervention. We are thankful that they understood that we were genuinely unable to fly to Algeria and pushed the match forward. Algeria only allowed humanitarian flights but we intend to get a commercial flight and leave on December 24," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "Before we released the player to join the national team, we expressed our desire to enjoy his services in the CAF match against APR. The club has the exclusive right to use the player and the federation should remain true to their promise and grant him permission for Saturday's match," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Roberto Oliveira ) : “We have settled on Sammy Omollo to be the stand-in coach for the team in Rwanda as we try to sort out the current coach’s (Roberto) issue with CAF. That means, Sammy will lead the technical bench as Roberto is not allowed to be on the touchline until the issue is sorted,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted ( about Roberto Oliveira ) : “We are excited to announce the arrival of our new coach Roberto Oliveira from Brazil. He has had long coaching experience in Africa thus making him more conversant with African football. We think he will be a great asset in our quest to achieve better results on the field,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are in CAF already because our names have been taken there. Even if you are going by last year's records, if you nullify the league, last year's champions represent the country, which is ourselves," "We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We cannot understand this ruling and this has left us in limbo," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "The club has worked with the technical bench to identify players to strengthen the club. While the recruitment process has been challenging due to the Covid-19 challenge, the club has however managed to recruit players to replace those departing and the new players are set for unveiling soon," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I have said it so many times but to many fans, it sounds just like a cliche,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “My take is that it is for that board to respond to the writer of that letter which I trust they will do in due course. I thank you,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told ( about Gor Mahia ) : “I have spoken with my family and they have told me Gor Mahia are important and that I should stick a little bit around then I can leave later on,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “With Betsafe, we get an engaged and reliable partner with a focus on responsible gaming. But also, a partner who shares our passion and values about football and the excitement that comes with it,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "These are reserves a lot of people are not aware of," External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier admitted : "With no football to be played it is only going to get worse," "The players have gone five months without salaries yet they have rent to play and families to look after" External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : "Sponsors depend on visibility and they are only willing to put money where they are getting value," "Many of them are from the betting industry and they are putting operations on hold until football resumes" External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "I must say there are concerns which hold a lot of merit from teams aggrieved by the decision. What I can say is for the rule of law to be followed on this issue which according to me is very simple but being complicated for nothing," External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We do not know when the polls will be held and neither do I have a candidate in mind who I will throw my weight behind. I am not interested in FKF politics but I urge the delegates to vote wisely when the time comes," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Daniel Arap Moi ) : “Mzee Moi loved sports, he was always coming to the stadium and gave us land in Embakasi and Kasarani to construct a stadium. We are yet to get the title deeds, but the one at Kasarani is still intact,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 10, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Peter Dawo ) : “Mzee Moi loved sports, was always coming to the stadium and gave us land in Embakasi and Kasarani to construct a stadium. We are yet to get the title deeds, but the one at Kasarani is still intact,” “He also attended the Mandela Cup final and later awarded our legend Peter Dawo, who scored two goals, with a Head of State Commendation (HSC),” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The future of Kenya Premier League is very bleak and the current situation may not change soon. There is no prospect at all of the league getting a sponsor this season. Those who came shied off because of broadcast issues since our matches are not aired live on international platforms. It sad but that is where we are now,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told ( about Gor Mahia ) : “Journalists are just interested in negative news about Gor Mahia. There is no player who has written a letter to me stating his desire to leave Gor Mahia,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I can’t lie that we contributed financially to help him undergo treatment. It was hard for us to assist because of the abrupt departure of our shirt sponsor Sportpesa. In fact am hearing it from you that he has been treated. We are happy that he finally got assisted and we wish him quick recovery,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We held fruitful talks and aired our grievances. The team from Kisumu promised to rectify what we had complained about and we agreed to return some of our home matches to Kisumu,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We will see how it goes, our next match will act as a weigh scale, if we overcome our previous challenges, we will fully return the home matches to Kisumu,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier concluded : “Our home ground is Kisumu and we want to give our fans the chance to watch our matches. We also want order and revenue which is key for the club so fans should be able to pay to watch the matches,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have noticed a very big drop in revenue collection since we started using it. It is sad that we have never collected more than Sh1 million even in matches which are attended by our fans in numbers,” “The system was good but its main disadvantage was in the verification process where the club lost a lot of money. Even in the normal matches we ended banking very little money compared to what we collected in the past,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The government has performed dismally in promoting football. The corporate world has done well in the past but since the exit of SportPesa, we have suffered. Our wage bill stands at Sh5.5 million per month,” “We have instructed our branches to promote the new product so that we may have money trickle into our accounts” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We need support from fans, corporate and government so as to take football to greater heights in the country," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are happy that Kerocho has come on board ahead of our game on Sunday but this is just the beginning. We are still in talks and hopefully by the end of the week we shall finalise and announce officially our engagement,” External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are happy that Kerocho has come on board ahead of our game on Sunday but this is just the beginning. We are still in talks and hopefully by the end of the week we shall finalise and announce officially our engagement,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “We have suspended all our matches in Kisumu and we shall be using alternative home grounds. Even though the lake region is a huge fan base for Gor Mahia, it is sad that we use a lot of money to travel to the city for league matches and end up getting nothing due to cartels and bouncers who pocket our money at the gate and many a times allow the fans to watch our matches free of charge,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I would not have minded if we broke even. But this one is a bottomless pit and I don’t think it makes business sense to continue throwing good money after bad. I am really sorry for our Kisumu fans” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier answers : “Honestly I don’t know. Maybe they are normally so focused on crowd control in the stadium and have no time for the gates which maybe they feel we can handle,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I know we have had a few cases of some rotten eggs in our steward section and each case has been dealt with accordingly,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier states : “Tickets is also a bit demanding. Number two, reason we usually release the tickets for sale just hours before a match is because of the same cartels who have the ability to forge the tickets which means we will have earned no money,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “We have suspended all our matches in Kisumu and we shall be using alternative home grounds. Even though the lake region is a huge fan base for Gor Mahia, it is sad that we use a lot of money to travel to the city for league matches and end up getting nothing due to cartels and bouncers who pocket our money at the gate and many a times allow the fans to watch our matches free of charge,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "We shall be leaving on Friday but I can't tell the time, because we are not sure when the tickets we have been promised will be ready. We intend to reach Algeria on Saturday in readiness for the Sunday match. As at now we still don't have money, things have been hard and we are relying on the government's promise," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “We shall be leaving on Friday but I can’t tell the time, because we are not sure when the tickets we have been promised will be ready. We intend to reach Algeria on Saturday in readiness for the Sunday match. As at now we still don’t have money, things have been hard and we are relying on the government's promise,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 13, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “Our chances of traveling is not even a half as you are asking. As at now, it is very dim and to be specific we may not travel to Algeria due to lack of money. The fundraiser was given a wide berth and most of those we had invited didn’t even show up. Even the guest of honour didn’t come. We are in a very bad situation,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Makwatta arrived in my office on Monday 4pm with his agent and told me he was ready to play for Gor Mahia. I talked to our team manager who prepared the necessary documentation to that effect and I signed my part,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added ( about John Makwatta ) : “Before we could proceed he (Makwatta) insisted he wanted his signing fee in cash and we agreed that I do him a banker’s cheque of Sh1 million since the banks were already closed. After receiving the cheque, he excused himself that he was going to the toilet and the next thing we heard is that he had joined AFC Leopards,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier asserted : “He has sent me an apology which I have accepted and told me the picture was shared by his brother-in-law. We have no problem with him joining AFC Leopards but the manner in which he did it was not professional,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I expect the coach (Steven Pollak) to give his final word on Oliech by the end of this week,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, August 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “His leave ended on Monday and we expected him to report back to work today. He has not shown up and we are worried. I visited his house and to my surprise, he had carried his stuff. "I don’t understand what that means but we will wait for official communication from him before we can make any pronouncement,” External link

tuko Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “It is doom and gloom. It is our prayer that the standoff between the government and betting firms is resolved amicably,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier charged : "To the astonishment of the club management, the players refused both to attend the scheduled training the following day and to report to camp demanding payment of accrued bonuses and training allowances," External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier claimed : “Everyone who has travelled here has endured layovers ranging from six to 10 hours,” “There is nothing we could do. I was caught up at the airport in Casablanca for eight hours. There are a few players posting stupid photos on WhatsApp, probably to destabilize the team. We will handle the situation after the match,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 16, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "We expect the remaining lot here in Berkane at around 5pm Moroccan time (about 7pm Kenyan time). The match kicks off at 10pm," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are struggling and cannot pay upfront and so the tournament organisers have been deducting all these monies from the prize money payable to us," "The club management has resolved to talk to Football Kenya Federation to help us produce these matches so that we can just avail the live feed to the Confederation of African Football, I am told this is way cheaper" External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We shall pay him on March 1 as per our agreement. The agreement was to pay him in instalments and take it from me, we shall do so before the end of this month. The other instalment is due at the beginning of the next,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The issue of Oliech is really very simple. We shall pay him on March 1 as per our agreement. The agreement was to pay him in installments and take it from me, we shall do so before the end of this month. The other installment is due at the beginning of next season so there is really no issue,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier alisema : “Wako watu wengi watakaotusaidia sisi kuwatia moyo wachezaji hawa,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted : “They are many more assisting us to motivate these players,” “Already I had promised the players Sh100,000 for reaching the group stage, we will pay them once we receive the money from Caf,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 4, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “First, I would like to thank the government for paying our tickets to Cameroon to honour the New Stars game,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier confirmed : “We started the process of registering him at the federation and at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) so he can be ready to play any time,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted : “We never replaced Kagere. Mustafa (Francis) and Ssekisambu (Erisa) are not target strikers so the coach needed more options other than Tuyisenge,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier explained : "We are in Ghana out of certain circumstances because the team missed the connecting flight from Accra to Abuja and the next available one is tomorrow (today). We have had to look for a good hotel and training ground in Accra," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : "I am confident heading into this match. It will be historic because no Kenyan team has progressed to the group stage since this tournament was rebranded. This task is like crossing the bridge to Canaan and I leave it in the hands of God because we have done everything possible to prepare the boys," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier explained : “We are in Ghana out of certain circumstances because the team missed the connecting flight from Accra to Abuja and the next available one is tomorrow (today). We have had to look for a good hotel and training ground in Accra,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 21, 2018 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : “I am confident heading into this match. It will be historic because no Kenyan team has progressed to the group stage since this tournament was rebranded. This task is like crossing the bridge to Canaan and I leave it in the hands of God because we have done everything possible to prepare the boys,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 21, 2018 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are suffering from match fitness as some of our new signings are yet to click and the coach is just settling in. The players know the importance of winning this tie," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Eric Ouma ) : “Eric Ouma’s contract has expired and we have not talked with him on the possibility of renewing it. He is not our player as we speak because we don’t have a contract with him,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was confident of victory because I had executed my campaign strategy well. I’m happy to have won, but I am also aware that the elections have polarised the club,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 12, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was confident of victory because I had executed my campaign strategy well. I’m happy to have won, but I am also aware that the elections have polarised the club,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 12, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : "I was extremely confident of this victory especially with my success in this team with the core business which is playing football. We have done so well and won so much silverware," "I will work with everyone who has been elected. I had no camps and my first duty is to try and reunite fan base. We must bury all our differences and work for the good of Gor Mahia and i know we will achieve it because I'm surrounded by wise men in the new Executive Committee. First ting to deal with is amend our constitution to adhere with sports act," External link

allafrica Monday, December 12, 2016 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are pleased and satisfied with the progress attained during my tenure. We now have an up and running secretariat, there is a team a bus, its also crucial to note that we now have a stable means of income through sponsorship and gate earnings, and our first team and youth sides have consistently won titles in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 10, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We will let the tribunal do its work and wait for the ruling. We were ready to sit down and talk and come up with agreements, but it seems they are not ready for that," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We only want the tribunal to interpret for us the MoU we signed last year. Contrary to what many people believe, we are not against the expansion of the league, if it is done procedurally," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We shall actually beat the deadline. We are working very hard to ensure we comply with the local Sports Act as well as the CAF club licensing requirements. Most of the required documents are already in place and the biggest headache for us right now is to ensure a new constitution is passed and adopted by members,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : "Meddie Kagere will be part of the team starting today after agreeing to a two-year deal. We as Gor Mahia fraternity appreciate his return as he will add punch and value to our striking force," External link

allafrica Monday, July 4, 2016 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “Meddie Kagere will be part of the team starting today after agreeing to a two-year deal. We as Gor Mahia fraternity appreciate his return as he will add punch and value to our striking force,” External link

newtimes-RW Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We’ve not agreed on anything and as far as we are concerned, our league will start this weekend as earlier planned. We’ve been running the 16 team league and we don’t know where this 18 league is coming from,” “They wanted us to vote, but that was not part of the agreement and more so the federation had invited all its branches to the meeting. They actually failed to give us valid reasons as to why they want an expanded league” External link

in2eastafrica Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We will maintain our ground and continue with our plans to run the league. Our league starts Feb 21 with 14 teams and the two promoted teams. If we do not find common ground with FKF on the matter, we will run our own league," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "If we do not find common ground with FKF on the matter, we will run our league with the 14 teams together with City Stars and Nakuru All Stars," External link

coastweek Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:00:00 PM EAT



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Ambrose Rachier

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Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 8, 2022 2:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 6, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have arrived at a decision to stage the Mashemeji Derby at Moi Stadium, Kasarani on May 8 at 3 pm,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Our opponents had lodged some complaints about having the match played in Kisumu and so we summoned a meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 5, 2022 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Right from the outset, I was opposed to the controversial decision by the disbanded office administration to terminate Kenyan Premier League company's contract to run the country's top-flight football,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Even if the Caretaker Committee called elections as it is planning to do, the officials would not be recognized by Fifa because the committee lacks the legal mandate to call for such an exercise by Fifa laws,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Our problems have emanated from bad leadership and that explains our current situation,” “All we need is to have people who are willing to preside over football activities in a professional manner. Unless we do so, our problems will recur,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was not invited to participate in the event and I'm reading all about it in today's newspaper. However, I support any idea meant to steer the country forward,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I really wouldn't want to delve into the debate of the Caretaker Committee's capacity to preside over the activities of football in the country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 29, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We’ve stumbled upon allegations of match-fixing in the club and we are treating the issue with utmost importance. The club has launched investigations to delve into the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier alisema : “Hakuna ndege ya abiria inaruhusiwa kutua Algeria na tulilazimika kuomba idhini kutoka Algeria tumepata na tulilazimika kupewa kibali na ubalozi wao hapa Nairobi, sasa tuko huru kusafiri,” “Pamoja na barua ya idhini, tuliunganishwa na Shirika la Ndege la Qatar na mamlaka kwa sababu shirika hilo tu ndiyo linaruhusiwa ndani ya anga lao” External link

habarileo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "The match will now be played on December 26 after CAF's intervention. We are thankful that they understood that we were genuinely unable to fly to Algeria and pushed the match forward. Algeria only allowed humanitarian flights but we intend to get a commercial flight and leave on December 24," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "Before we released the player to join the national team, we expressed our desire to enjoy his services in the CAF match against APR. The club has the exclusive right to use the player and the federation should remain true to their promise and grant him permission for Saturday's match," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Roberto Oliveira ) : “We have settled on Sammy Omollo to be the stand-in coach for the team in Rwanda as we try to sort out the current coach’s (Roberto) issue with CAF. That means, Sammy will lead the technical bench as Roberto is not allowed to be on the touchline until the issue is sorted,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted ( about Roberto Oliveira ) : “We are excited to announce the arrival of our new coach Roberto Oliveira from Brazil. He has had long coaching experience in Africa thus making him more conversant with African football. We think he will be a great asset in our quest to achieve better results on the field,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are in CAF already because our names have been taken there. Even if you are going by last year's records, if you nullify the league, last year's champions represent the country, which is ourselves," "We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We cannot understand this ruling and this has left us in limbo," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "The club has worked with the technical bench to identify players to strengthen the club. While the recruitment process has been challenging due to the Covid-19 challenge, the club has however managed to recruit players to replace those departing and the new players are set for unveiling soon," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I have said it so many times but to many fans, it sounds just like a cliche,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “My take is that it is for that board to respond to the writer of that letter which I trust they will do in due course. I thank you,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told ( about Gor Mahia ) : “I have spoken with my family and they have told me Gor Mahia are important and that I should stick a little bit around then I can leave later on,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “With Betsafe, we get an engaged and reliable partner with a focus on responsible gaming. But also, a partner who shares our passion and values about football and the excitement that comes with it,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "These are reserves a lot of people are not aware of," External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier admitted : "With no football to be played it is only going to get worse," "The players have gone five months without salaries yet they have rent to play and families to look after" External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : "Sponsors depend on visibility and they are only willing to put money where they are getting value," "Many of them are from the betting industry and they are putting operations on hold until football resumes" External link

bbc Friday, June 5, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "I must say there are concerns which hold a lot of merit from teams aggrieved by the decision. What I can say is for the rule of law to be followed on this issue which according to me is very simple but being complicated for nothing," External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We do not know when the polls will be held and neither do I have a candidate in mind who I will throw my weight behind. I am not interested in FKF politics but I urge the delegates to vote wisely when the time comes," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Daniel Arap Moi ) : “Mzee Moi loved sports, he was always coming to the stadium and gave us land in Embakasi and Kasarani to construct a stadium. We are yet to get the title deeds, but the one at Kasarani is still intact,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 10, 2020 7:21:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Peter Dawo ) : “Mzee Moi loved sports, was always coming to the stadium and gave us land in Embakasi and Kasarani to construct a stadium. We are yet to get the title deeds, but the one at Kasarani is still intact,” “He also attended the Mandela Cup final and later awarded our legend Peter Dawo, who scored two goals, with a Head of State Commendation (HSC),” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The future of Kenya Premier League is very bleak and the current situation may not change soon. There is no prospect at all of the league getting a sponsor this season. Those who came shied off because of broadcast issues since our matches are not aired live on international platforms. It sad but that is where we are now,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told ( about Gor Mahia ) : “Journalists are just interested in negative news about Gor Mahia. There is no player who has written a letter to me stating his desire to leave Gor Mahia,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I can’t lie that we contributed financially to help him undergo treatment. It was hard for us to assist because of the abrupt departure of our shirt sponsor Sportpesa. In fact am hearing it from you that he has been treated. We are happy that he finally got assisted and we wish him quick recovery,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We held fruitful talks and aired our grievances. The team from Kisumu promised to rectify what we had complained about and we agreed to return some of our home matches to Kisumu,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We will see how it goes, our next match will act as a weigh scale, if we overcome our previous challenges, we will fully return the home matches to Kisumu,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier concluded : “Our home ground is Kisumu and we want to give our fans the chance to watch our matches. We also want order and revenue which is key for the club so fans should be able to pay to watch the matches,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We have noticed a very big drop in revenue collection since we started using it. It is sad that we have never collected more than Sh1 million even in matches which are attended by our fans in numbers,” “The system was good but its main disadvantage was in the verification process where the club lost a lot of money. Even in the normal matches we ended banking very little money compared to what we collected in the past,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The government has performed dismally in promoting football. The corporate world has done well in the past but since the exit of SportPesa, we have suffered. Our wage bill stands at Sh5.5 million per month,” “We have instructed our branches to promote the new product so that we may have money trickle into our accounts” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We need support from fans, corporate and government so as to take football to greater heights in the country," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are happy that Kerocho has come on board ahead of our game on Sunday but this is just the beginning. We are still in talks and hopefully by the end of the week we shall finalise and announce officially our engagement,” External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are happy that Kerocho has come on board ahead of our game on Sunday but this is just the beginning. We are still in talks and hopefully by the end of the week we shall finalise and announce officially our engagement,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “We have suspended all our matches in Kisumu and we shall be using alternative home grounds. Even though the lake region is a huge fan base for Gor Mahia, it is sad that we use a lot of money to travel to the city for league matches and end up getting nothing due to cartels and bouncers who pocket our money at the gate and many a times allow the fans to watch our matches free of charge,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I would not have minded if we broke even. But this one is a bottomless pit and I don’t think it makes business sense to continue throwing good money after bad. I am really sorry for our Kisumu fans” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier answers : “Honestly I don’t know. Maybe they are normally so focused on crowd control in the stadium and have no time for the gates which maybe they feel we can handle,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I know we have had a few cases of some rotten eggs in our steward section and each case has been dealt with accordingly,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier states : “Tickets is also a bit demanding. Number two, reason we usually release the tickets for sale just hours before a match is because of the same cartels who have the ability to forge the tickets which means we will have earned no money,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “We have suspended all our matches in Kisumu and we shall be using alternative home grounds. Even though the lake region is a huge fan base for Gor Mahia, it is sad that we use a lot of money to travel to the city for league matches and end up getting nothing due to cartels and bouncers who pocket our money at the gate and many a times allow the fans to watch our matches free of charge,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "We shall be leaving on Friday but I can't tell the time, because we are not sure when the tickets we have been promised will be ready. We intend to reach Algeria on Saturday in readiness for the Sunday match. As at now we still don't have money, things have been hard and we are relying on the government's promise," External link

allafrica Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “We shall be leaving on Friday but I can’t tell the time, because we are not sure when the tickets we have been promised will be ready. We intend to reach Algeria on Saturday in readiness for the Sunday match. As at now we still don’t have money, things have been hard and we are relying on the government's promise,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 13, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “Our chances of traveling is not even a half as you are asking. As at now, it is very dim and to be specific we may not travel to Algeria due to lack of money. The fundraiser was given a wide berth and most of those we had invited didn’t even show up. Even the guest of honour didn’t come. We are in a very bad situation,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “Makwatta arrived in my office on Monday 4pm with his agent and told me he was ready to play for Gor Mahia. I talked to our team manager who prepared the necessary documentation to that effect and I signed my part,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added ( about John Makwatta ) : “Before we could proceed he (Makwatta) insisted he wanted his signing fee in cash and we agreed that I do him a banker’s cheque of Sh1 million since the banks were already closed. After receiving the cheque, he excused himself that he was going to the toilet and the next thing we heard is that he had joined AFC Leopards,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier asserted : “He has sent me an apology which I have accepted and told me the picture was shared by his brother-in-law. We have no problem with him joining AFC Leopards but the manner in which he did it was not professional,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I expect the coach (Steven Pollak) to give his final word on Oliech by the end of this week,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, August 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “His leave ended on Monday and we expected him to report back to work today. He has not shown up and we are worried. I visited his house and to my surprise, he had carried his stuff. "I don’t understand what that means but we will wait for official communication from him before we can make any pronouncement,” External link

tuko Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : “It is doom and gloom. It is our prayer that the standoff between the government and betting firms is resolved amicably,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier charged : "To the astonishment of the club management, the players refused both to attend the scheduled training the following day and to report to camp demanding payment of accrued bonuses and training allowances," External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier claimed : “Everyone who has travelled here has endured layovers ranging from six to 10 hours,” “There is nothing we could do. I was caught up at the airport in Casablanca for eight hours. There are a few players posting stupid photos on WhatsApp, probably to destabilize the team. We will handle the situation after the match,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 16, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier told : "We expect the remaining lot here in Berkane at around 5pm Moroccan time (about 7pm Kenyan time). The match kicks off at 10pm," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are struggling and cannot pay upfront and so the tournament organisers have been deducting all these monies from the prize money payable to us," "The club management has resolved to talk to Football Kenya Federation to help us produce these matches so that we can just avail the live feed to the Confederation of African Football, I am told this is way cheaper" External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 19, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We shall pay him on March 1 as per our agreement. The agreement was to pay him in instalments and take it from me, we shall do so before the end of this month. The other instalment is due at the beginning of the next,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “The issue of Oliech is really very simple. We shall pay him on March 1 as per our agreement. The agreement was to pay him in installments and take it from me, we shall do so before the end of this month. The other installment is due at the beginning of next season so there is really no issue,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier alisema : “Wako watu wengi watakaotusaidia sisi kuwatia moyo wachezaji hawa,” External link

habarileo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted : “They are many more assisting us to motivate these players,” “Already I had promised the players Sh100,000 for reaching the group stage, we will pay them once we receive the money from Caf,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 4, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “First, I would like to thank the government for paying our tickets to Cameroon to honour the New Stars game,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier confirmed : “We started the process of registering him at the federation and at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) so he can be ready to play any time,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier noted : “We never replaced Kagere. Mustafa (Francis) and Ssekisambu (Erisa) are not target strikers so the coach needed more options other than Tuyisenge,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier explained : "We are in Ghana out of certain circumstances because the team missed the connecting flight from Accra to Abuja and the next available one is tomorrow (today). We have had to look for a good hotel and training ground in Accra," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : "I am confident heading into this match. It will be historic because no Kenyan team has progressed to the group stage since this tournament was rebranded. This task is like crossing the bridge to Canaan and I leave it in the hands of God because we have done everything possible to prepare the boys," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier explained : “We are in Ghana out of certain circumstances because the team missed the connecting flight from Accra to Abuja and the next available one is tomorrow (today). We have had to look for a good hotel and training ground in Accra,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 21, 2018 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier added : “I am confident heading into this match. It will be historic because no Kenyan team has progressed to the group stage since this tournament was rebranded. This task is like crossing the bridge to Canaan and I leave it in the hands of God because we have done everything possible to prepare the boys,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 21, 2018 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We are suffering from match fitness as some of our new signings are yet to click and the coach is just settling in. The players know the importance of winning this tie," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Eric Ouma ) : “Eric Ouma’s contract has expired and we have not talked with him on the possibility of renewing it. He is not our player as we speak because we don’t have a contract with him,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was confident of victory because I had executed my campaign strategy well. I’m happy to have won, but I am also aware that the elections have polarised the club,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 12, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “I was confident of victory because I had executed my campaign strategy well. I’m happy to have won, but I am also aware that the elections have polarised the club,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 12, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : "I was extremely confident of this victory especially with my success in this team with the core business which is playing football. We have done so well and won so much silverware," "I will work with everyone who has been elected. I had no camps and my first duty is to try and reunite fan base. We must bury all our differences and work for the good of Gor Mahia and i know we will achieve it because I'm surrounded by wise men in the new Executive Committee. First ting to deal with is amend our constitution to adhere with sports act," External link

allafrica Monday, December 12, 2016 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We are pleased and satisfied with the progress attained during my tenure. We now have an up and running secretariat, there is a team a bus, its also crucial to note that we now have a stable means of income through sponsorship and gate earnings, and our first team and youth sides have consistently won titles in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 10, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We will let the tribunal do its work and wait for the ruling. We were ready to sit down and talk and come up with agreements, but it seems they are not ready for that," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We only want the tribunal to interpret for us the MoU we signed last year. Contrary to what many people believe, we are not against the expansion of the league, if it is done procedurally," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We shall actually beat the deadline. We are working very hard to ensure we comply with the local Sports Act as well as the CAF club licensing requirements. Most of the required documents are already in place and the biggest headache for us right now is to ensure a new constitution is passed and adopted by members,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : "Meddie Kagere will be part of the team starting today after agreeing to a two-year deal. We as Gor Mahia fraternity appreciate his return as he will add punch and value to our striking force," External link

allafrica Monday, July 4, 2016 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said ( about Gor Mahia ) : “Meddie Kagere will be part of the team starting today after agreeing to a two-year deal. We as Gor Mahia fraternity appreciate his return as he will add punch and value to our striking force,” External link

newtimes-RW Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : “We’ve not agreed on anything and as far as we are concerned, our league will start this weekend as earlier planned. We’ve been running the 16 team league and we don’t know where this 18 league is coming from,” “They wanted us to vote, but that was not part of the agreement and more so the federation had invited all its branches to the meeting. They actually failed to give us valid reasons as to why they want an expanded league” External link

in2eastafrica Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "We will maintain our ground and continue with our plans to run the league. Our league starts Feb 21 with 14 teams and the two promoted teams. If we do not find common ground with FKF on the matter, we will run our own league," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ambrose Rachier said : "If we do not find common ground with FKF on the matter, we will run our league with the 14 teams together with City Stars and Nakuru All Stars," External link

coastweek Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:00:00 PM EAT



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lawyer5.80%EN02/26/201526/02/2015
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