South B United And Acakoro Ladies Crowned Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Winners

Acakoro Ladies from Kasarani and South B United from Starehe are the new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi region champions.

South B United triumphed in the finals beating Jericho All-Stars from Makadara 2-1 to be crowned Nairobi’s best in the tournament held at Goan Gymkhana grounds -Pangani.

 Fabio Otieno scored the first goal putting Jericho United ahead in the 27th minute before Alvin Kuka scored an equalizer for South B United in the 33rd minute. Meshack Omondi then scored the winning goal for the Starehe based team in the 74th minute. 

“The game was tough but our team stayed focused. We came from a goal down to beat our opponents 2 goals. Our main aim is to win national trophy and we will give it our best. We are glad because our struggles have borne fruits,” said Enock Wanyama –MVP South B United.

In the girls’ finals, Acakoro Ladies from Kasarani emerged victorious after beating Carolina For Kibera FC 5- 4 on penalties after the game ended 1 – 1.

Catherine Awuor gave Acakoro Ladies the lead in the 16th minute before Pauline Nyanduko scored the equalizer in the second half.

“We are delighted that we have the ticket for the national finals. The game was very entertaining and played very responsibly by both teams. The team is greatly motivated as they have won cash prizes and other prizes. We look forward to finals with an aim of bringing the trophy to Nairobi,” said Pauline Awuor, Coach, Acakoro Ladies.

Acakoro Ladies and Jericho All-Stars received a cash reward of KES 200,000 each and will now represent Nairobi region in the national finals scheduled for June 2019 at Kinoru Stadium, Meru County. The runners-up teams; Jericho All-Stars and Carolina For Kibera FC also pocketed KES 100,000. The best players from the tournament also took home SHS 30,000 each.

South B United and Acakoro Ladies now join, Berlin FC from Wajir, Euronuts and Barcelona from Central region, Mombasa’s Shimanzi youth and Changamwe ladies, Kajiado’s Al Ahly and Kitale Queens from Rift Valley, Bishop Njenga Girls and Lugari Blue Saints from Western, Manyatta Boys and Ndhiwa Queens from Nyanza as well as Super Solico and St Mary’s Ndovea from Eastern for the national finals set for June this year.

At the grand finale, the winning boys’ and girls’ teams will each walk away with KES 1 million shillings in prize money.

An All-star team has been selected from the 8 regional finals and will attend a training camp in Spain in May during which they will play against local youth sides.

SCORERS -Girls

  1. Acakoro Ladies 1:1 Carolina For Kibera FC (5-4 penalties)

     Acakoro Ladies 1 (5)

  • Catherine Awuor – 16th Minute

              Carolina For Kibera 1 (4)

  • Pauline Nyanduko – 57th Minute

 

SCORERS -Boys

  1. Jericho All-Star 1: 2 South B united

               Jericho All-Stars 1 

  • Otieno Fabio– 27th Minute

               South B United 2 

  • Kuka Alvin – 33rd Minute
  • Omondi Meshack – 74th minute

AWARDS

  1. MVPs
  • Enock Wanyama - South B United (Boys)
  • Hashina Diana – Acakoro Ladies (Girls)

 

  1. Golden Boot/Top Scorer

Boys

  • Bramwell Kavaya - Jericho All-Stars (2 goals)

         Girls

  • Sylvia Makhungu – Acakoro Ladies (2goals)
  • Catherine Awuor – Acakoro Ladies (2 goas)

 

  1. Best Keeper/ Golden Glove

Boys

Caleb Omondi – Jericho All-Stars

Girls

Yvonne Adhiambo – Acakoro Ladies

NAIROBI REGION

South B United

Makadara

Acakoro Ladies

Kasarani

NORTH EASTERN

Berlin FC

Wajir

CENTRAL REGION

Euronuts

Kiambu

Barcelona Ladies

Laikipia

COAST

Shimanzi Youth

 Mombasa

Changamwe Ladies

Mombasa

RIFT VALLEY

Al- Ahly FC

Kajiado

Kitale Queens

Trans Nzoia

EASTERN

Super Solico

Mwingi

St.Marry’s Nduvea

Makueni

NYANZA

Manyatta FC

Kisumu

Ndhiwa Queens

Homabay

WESTERN REGION

Lugari Blue Saints

Lugari

Bishop Njenga Girls

Lugari


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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