Limuru Starlets has kicked off the FKF Women Division One 2020/21 season on the wrong foot as they lost 4-0 to MTG on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at the MTG Grounds.
Nelly Joan netted a goal in the 7th minute giving MTG an early lead. Upon resumption, she went in for a brace in the 53rd minute with her counterpart Rachael Sidi getting in on the action at the 61st minute. Joan closed off the scores at 4-0 with a hat trick at the 63rd minute.
On Sunday, Zone B, a sizzling match between Bomet Starlets against Royal Starlets was the highlight of the round as the scores closed at 3-4.
Sarah Maraka opened the scores for Royal Starlets as she netted a goal in the 7th minute, Bomet Starlets Forward Faith Chepngetich soon replied with a goal in the 38th minute, this was however short-lived as Royal Starlets gained back the lead at the 44th minute with Rachael Nanjala’s goal.
Upon resumption, Royal Starlets Forward, Diana Majimbo scored a goal in the 64th minute and a slip up by Royal Starlets Census Ochieng earned Bomet Starlets its second goal in the 71st minute.
Diana Majimbo went on to cap off her brace in the 78th minute as Goreti Miriam bagged Bomet Starlets’ goal in the 81st minute closing the scores at 3-4.
Round One Results
MTG United 4-0 Limuru Starlets (MTG Grounds, 2 pm)
Msato Starlets 1-1 Mukuru Talent Academy (Alaskan Grounds, 2 pm)
Kangemi Starlets 4-2 Sunderland Samba FC (Kabete Technical, 2 pm)
Mombasa Olympic 1-0 Limuru Starlets (Serani Grounds, 2 pm)
Soccer Sisters 1-0 Sunderland Samba FC (Kirigo Primary School, 2 pm)
MTG United 1-1 Mukuru Talent Academy (MTG Ground, 2 pm)
Vihiga Leeds 0-1 Solasa Stima Queens (Esirabe Pri. School, 2 pm)
Tombe River Plate 2-3 Gusii Starlets (Kiendege Stadia, 2 pm)
Bunyore Starlets 3-1 Nyuki Starlets (Mumboha Grounds, 2 pm)
Bomet Starlets 3-4 Royal Starlets (Silibwet Grounds, 2 pm)