St Mary’s Ndovea (girls) and Super Solico (boys) are the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Eastern Region Champions.
This is following wins over Chuka Starlets and Isiolo Young Stars respectively in the finals played on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the Kitui Showgrounds.
St Mary’s Ndovea had to come from a goal down with a goal apiece by Marget Nutua (35th minute) and Cecilia Mutunga (57th minute) rendering Clare Chemutai’s early opener for Chuka Starlets a mere consolation.
Super Solico’s match against Isiolo Young Stars, meanwhile, had to go to penalties after it ended 1-1 at fulltime.
James Mutua had given Super Solico a 40th-minute lead that Ibrahim Abdisalan canceled out on the hour mark. Super Solico would, however, win it 4-3 in the shootout.
The two each took home KES 200,000 in prize money and will represent Eastern Region in the National finals, set to be held in Meru in June 2019.