Manchester United’s Ecuadorian midfielder Antonio Valencia (left) attempts to get past Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus during an English Premier League match played on December 10, 2017 at the Old Trafford. AFP PHOTO
Manchester United right back Antonio Valencia has triggered an online war of words between Kenyan and Tanzanian football fans.
This after he shared Instagram a clip of Kariobangi Sharks player Sven Yidah celebrating his goal in a rather cheeky manner during the SportPesa Cup at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam a fortnight ago.
Yidah was among the post-match penalties scorers when his team edged out Tanzania’ Mbao FC 6-5 goals to book a place in the final against Bandari FC, which they went on to win.
His spot kick goal went viral courtesy to how he celebrated it, by pretending to have picked a hamstring injury right after the ball went in, before walking away in a majestic funny manner.
The video dubbed ‘Sven Walk’ went viral until recently when it got to the attention of Valencia who posted it and tagged center back Eric Bailly with a caption that read “Cuando mi hermano @ericbailly24 cobra un penalty” which translates to “When my brother Eric Bailly takes a penalty.”
The post generated a heated debate with Tanzanians trying to associate themselves with it while Kenyans on the other hand could hear none of such claims.
This is part of how the online banter went.
Tanzanian fan: “SportPesa in Tanzania,” Rashid Mpinga wrote.
Kenyan fan: “Well represented Kenya wa TZ kaeni kando kidogo,” responded Mr Manuari.
Tanzanian fan: “Kenya Hakuna uwanja mzuri hivyo, huo ni uwanja wa Taifa, Dar es Salaam ingawa timu ni za Kenya,” Said Mzezele wrote.
Kenyan fan: “Halafu wa TZ hatujakataa uwanja ni wenu lakini mchezaji aliyefunga ni wetu,” Carlo Too responded.
Tanzanian fan: “Mngekuwa na viwanja wenye kiwango hiki si mnetembelea angani,” Fin Sera said.
Kenyan fan: “Kama hatuna uwanja mzuri mbona Everton na Kariobangi Sharks itachezwa Kasarani Kenya? Chenye mnaeza jivunia ni WCB Wasafi tu, mpira tumewashinda kwa mbali,” 5Live Touch hit back.
Others simply didn’t understand what the argument was all about
“Why are Kenyans and Tanzanians dragging this?” wondered Jalivez Escobar.
After declaring that long distance relationships aren’t for her, Sherlyne Anyango might have bagged herself a new mzungu boyfriend. It’s barely days since she left the country to go to the States to ‘hustle’. According to her, it’s easier to hustle in the States with her twerking talent.
Love At First Sight?
Well, she moved on quickly! This was the reaction of most of her fans after Sherlyne went live with her new catch. Most people were surprised by how fast she possibly got a boyfriend. But she hasn’t made it clear.
While this might seem unfair to her Kenyan bae, Oga Obinna, it was a mutual agreement between them to dissolve their relationship due to the distance between them.
”I’m a single boy again now😪😱!! Now with the standards you set who will fit in🤷🏿 who will fill your shoes??But Si Ni Life… But for now Kill Them with your AWESOMENESS and SECURE THE BAG!!! Don’t let nobody tell you otherwise. Plus there will always be space for you in my Heart and Kidney🙊🙈🙏🏿.”
In line to this, Sherlyne had also declared how much she misses Obinna and wrote back to him;
”Don’t make me cry. That’s life 😞😞. I feel bad. I miss you badly.”
Well, turns out she won’t be missing him any more after getting a new catch. Obinna has not yet responded to Sherlyne’s video posted on her Insta stories. I bet he’s not happy seeing her with another man.
When it comes to buying or tailoring a new blazer, most people think it’s all about getting what fits. Even though that is one of the most vital things to focus on when selecting blazers, there are other things you need to look out for in order to have a perfect and versatile blazer.
Versatile is not just about being able to match most pieces in your closet, but something that will enhance your outfits and define your best features while at it. In case you are wondering on where to start with buying a blazer, start here:
Yes, this is the first thing you should consider before making or buying yourself a blazer. You need to check your closet and consider the most dominant colour and pieces, can they be layered with a blazer or paired together?
Once that is set, you are good to go, though the more colourful a blazer is the more fun you will have pairing it with other pieces.
When selecting the perfect blazer always be very careful not to choose a small blazer. You might confuse a small blazer for a fitting one.
It should not be too tight that your shoulders cannot move in it or you can barely button it.
Although ladies are lucky they can go with any arm length, because it can be considered fashionable, ensure that it is your size. Also, avoid going for extra-large coats that will drown you and hide your best features.
A blazer is in between a suit jacket and a hoodie. Meaning, it should be able to pass for official and casual events. Let your guide be what you are buying it for.
There are different kinds of blazers ranging from open front blazers, single breasted blazers, belted ones, the list is endless.
Always go for a blazer that resonates with your style and closet items. Also, long blazers are classier and versatile than the shorter boyfriend ones. This is in terms of versatility.
Are you looking for a linen blazer, cotton or the suit material fabric? Do you want it shiny or matte? Do you need one with metal studded elements or with embellished buttons like the army? The kind of texture you go for will determine the way you dress your blazer.
Although blazers are meant to match with all outfits, the kind of design you go for can either limit your outfit choices or broaden your matching game.
They say the longer the blazer, the double the respect. You already know what I mean by this. Longer blazers are more eye catching, trendy and versatile. It will be easier for you to pair them to a tiny skirt, pencil trouser or palazzos.
Also did I mention how well they pair with crop tops? Yes, when buying a blazer, the length is very important.
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By Milo George
Residents of Pipeline Transami area are decrying poor drainage system that has caused sewage water to overflow in their area of residence.
The residents claim that the overflowing sewage is not only putting their lives at risk but also causing air pollution.
They have called on Nairobi Metropolitan Services and Nairobi City Water and Sewage Company to come on board and expand the sewer lines before more areas are flooded with raw human wastes coming from the blocked pipes. “We want Major Badi and our leaders to resolve this menace immediately. It’s terrible many have been forced to shift their businesses because of the foul smell,” they said. Pastor Joe Ndivoh of Word Evangelistic Explosion Ministries says that they have been forced to call off the Sunday School Service to protect the children from the smelly sewage. ‘‘We now fear that if prompt action is not taken then we will have a bigger health problem than this because we fear there could be an outbreak of water-borne disease anytime,’’ Pastor Ndivoh added.
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