Benson Ochieng a Chapa Dimba na Safaricom star drafted by Kenya Premier League team Western Stima. Benson is the player who scored the winner in the national final against Al-Ahly FC last season and has been signed a two-year deal with the club.
Benson becomes the second Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom player to be signed by Western Stima. The first player happens to be his Manyatta united team mate Ibrahim Ochieng. Both players were part of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom all-star team that attended a training program in Spain organised by Safaricom in partnership with Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and La Liga.
Elsewhere Austin Wahongo another Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom star who played for Manyatta United player has been signed up by National Super League Team Coast Stima FC as they prepare to wage a spirited battle to join the Kenya Premier League.
In what has been a good week for former Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom players, the tournament’s season one Most Valuable Player, David Majak who plays for Tusker FC was recently awarded the Young Player of the Year Award in the recently concluded LG Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) 2019 Awards.
Safaricom recently announced that it will invest Ksh. 200 million in the third season of Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom youth football tournament. The telco also announced that it will extend its partnership with LaLiga, the men’s top professional football division of the Spanish League, and Football Kenya Federation (FKF) for the third season of Chapa Dimba na Safaricom. The third season will feature coaching clinics to be conducted in partnership with LaLiga as part of efforts to upskill local football coaches.