Kitale Queens and Al-Ahly FC emerged as the winners in the Chapa Dimba tournament held over the weekend for the Rift Valley region. The finals were held at the Eldoret ASK Showground.
During the tournament, Kitale Queens managed to over-power Nandi’s Itigo girls thrashing them four goals to nil to emerge winners in the girls’ category. Malondo Agnelita scored a hat trick for her team with Cynthia Libondo sealing the win for the Queens at the 74th minute.
Cynthia Libondo, MVP & Captain, Kitale Queens, had this to say, “We’ve been working hard for this tournament winning against very tough teams along the way. We work as a team and this has earned us good results. This is the basic reason I became the MVP in the tournament. We look forward to being national champions in June at Kinoru.”
Meanwhile in the boys matches, it was a tough game between Uasin Gishu’s Tumkas FC and Kajiado’s Al-Haly and it ended in a nil–nil draw in normal time. Al-Haly won the match scoring thrice in the post –match penalty shootout.
Hassan Abdirahman, Coach Al-Ahly, had this to say, “The game was very tough as our opponents were equally good. Our win today is a great news to the people of Kajiado and we’re very happy. We plan to go back to the drawing board and build our skills as we soldier to the national finals. We are looking forward to a great history.”
The winners received a cash reward of Ksh. 200,000 each while the runners-up pocketed Ksh. 100,000 each