Chapa Dimba: Gor Mahia Youth, Beijing Raiders win Nairobi Region finals

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Gor Mahia Youth vs Slum Dwellers
Action in the match pitting Gor Mahia Youth against Slum Dwellers. Gor won 3-0 to book a National finals slot
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Beijing Raiders and Gor Mahia Youth are the winners of the Nairobi Region Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Youth tournament finals played on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at the Stima Club

Gor Mahia Youth edged out Slum Dwellers 3-0, courtesy of a goal from the spot by Alpha Onyango and a brace by Selassie Otieno. Beijing Raiders, on the other hand, walloped Acakoro 5-0. Selvine Kosowa, Maxmilia Rhobi, Pauline Atieno (brace) and Annette Matinde were on target for the victors.

Also Read: Gor Mahia Youth, Slum Dwellers book Nairobi Region final slot

FKF President Nick Mwendwa alongside jubilant Gor Mahia Youth players after their victory. The team will face Al Hayat in the Nationals Quarterfinal

The two teams have consequently earned a ticket to represent Nairobi region in the National Finals slated for Kakamega, between March 22 and March 25, 2018.

Individual Awards

Esnas Kisia took home the golden glove in the girl’s category, while three players, Sarah Atieno, Annette Atieno and Salome Kosowa each scored three goals to emerge top scorers. Acakoro’ Diana Hashila emerged the Most Valuable Player.

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In the boy’s category, Gor Mahia Youth’s Selassie Otieno walked home with the golden boot while his counterpart Caleb Omondi emerged the best goalkeeper. Mathew Mwendwa was the Most Valuable Player.

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Beijing Raiders celebrate winning the Girls final after thrashing Acakoro 5-0

National Finals

All is now set ahead of the National finals in Kakamega, where a Ksh 1million in prize money and a chance to spend a week with Kenyan and Tottenham Hotspurs Midfielder Victor Wanyama in the UK is at stake.

Teams that qualify for the semifinals are set to pocket ksh 250,000 each, while the finalists will each pocket Ksh 500,000.

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Robert Muthomi
FKF General Secretary/CEO Robert Muthomi presents a dummy cheque to the Chapa Dimba tournament joint top scorers

Girls Quarterfinals

Waa Girls (Coast) vs Tartar Girls (Rift Valley) (Bukhungu Stadium, 9 am)

Arch Bishop Njenga Girls (Western) vs Beijing Raiders (Kakamega High, 10 am)

Plateau Queens (Nyanza) vs Ngakaa Talent Academy (Eastern) (Bukhungu Stadium, 11 am)

Limuru Starlets handed a bye to the semifinals

Also Read: Chapa Dimba enters penultimate stage with conclusion of national draw

Boys Quarterfinals

Michael Majua
FKF Nairobi County branch Chairman Michael Majua presents the Best Goalkeeper’s award to Gor Mahia Youth custodian Caleb Omondi

Mukumu Boys (Western) vs Shimba Hills (Coast) (Bukhungu Stadium, 1 pm)

Al Hayat (North Eastern) vs Gor Mahia Youth (Kakamega High, 10 am)

Ombek Red Devils (Nyanza) vs Euronuts (Central) (Bukhungu Stadium, 3 pm)

Mwingi Junior Stars (Eastern) vs Kapenguria Heroes (Rift Valley) (Kakamega High, 2 pm)


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