It goes without saying that there is a deep rooted problem with football in Kenya.
There is no fairness across the board.
You can say all you want, but there is a problem from the top to the bottom of the Kenyan football tree and there is a history of doing things the wrong way, which has stuck and developed into impunity.
You start from the national office, all the way to the grassroots, everyone looks for a short-cut. At the top, they bribe the press to write good stories and at the bottom, if you have money, you pay the referees to win favour.
It is accepted to do wrong and it passes if you have the right people by your side to protect you.
Can't blame one team
We have seen for years to end, teams using under-hand means to gain results. It is not something new.
It started back in the day with the famous 10 goal Mumias Sugar salvo as well as many other occasions.
It has gone down the years to what we have in recent days, where teams are openly trying their best to gain an unfair advantage.
We saw it with Sofapaka, AFC Leopards, Bandari and Congo United. Even Muhoroni Youth and Shabana have been in the mix... We can go on and on, countless examples.
This is a national problem.
Kakamega Homeboyz, are just the latest in a long line of clubs looking to rise up to Kenya's top fight by effectively cheating. They will not be the first nor the last.
This is a vice that has been there for a long time and despite Homeboyz being in the wrong, they are not the problem.
It is easy to forget that big clubs have been here before, we can't just judge the small ones can we?
If we do, we are missing the point, and overlooking the problem.
We are lying to ourselves because the real problem lies with us as individuals, we are the problem.
Deep in the mirror
To get rid of bribery, dishonesty and such, we must ensure that our players and referees are well paid. Our officials too must see no need to cheat to get results.
We must give them a reason not to cheat, to be content and efficient without having to get an incentive for it.
At the end of the day, if the boss at the top of the table eats, then what do we expect the ones at the bottom to do?
These things happen, but we must be accountable all through, not point fingers when we like.