The Kisauni Sub-County secondary school girl’s
football champions, Hassan Joho Girls has vowed to make sure
next year, they qualified for the Coast Region soccer crown.
The team head
coach Dennis Isambi said they missed the Mombasa County
crown by a whisker and he was confident the team to do
better next year.
training in preparation for the 2019 games where we are aiming
to win the regional trophy,” said Isambi.
Accompanied by the
team manager Stella Divisha Oluoch, Isambi said most of the
players are in form one and two and therefore, they will be
playing for the team for the next two years.
“We are looking
forward to retain our sub-county crown we won last month and
later clinched the Mombasa County title which we failed to take
this year after being beaten 1-0 by Mama Ngina Girls in the
final,” said Isambi.
Stella who is also
the school athletics team coach said they achieved a lot through
the total support they are receiving from the school Principal
“Our head teacher
gave all sports teams’ morale and financial support and that is
why we are sure to be at the top,” said Stella.
She said the girsl
who are playing in the football team also joined with those who
left the school to play for Hassan Joho Ladies FC which is
taking part in the Mombasa County Women League.
“We want our team to
be among the best in Coast Region and also some of our players
to be selected to feature for the Kenya national team, Harambee
Starlets,” said Stella.
She said they have
joined the team in the league because they want their players to
continue playing football even after finishing studies at the
school and it is a way of making them refrain from involving
themselves in bad habits.
One of the best
football player is the team captain Antonina Kiti who is also an
athlete said they are thankful for the principal and their
teachers for making them involve themselves in playing football
and other sports.
“I’m sure in a year
or two, our school team is going to win the national football
crown,” said Antonina.
At the Kisauni and
Mombasa County sub-county athletics championships, Antonina won
the 5 kilometre race and ended seventh during the regional
“I tried to win the
Coast Region 5km race but finished seventh. I was disappointed
but will train harder for me to win next year, aiming to be
among athletes to participate in the national championship.
The football team
players are Milka Nyambura, Lizy Umari, Gladys Kadzo, Ann Rama,
Antonina Kiti, Christine Mwalimu, Salma Kazungu, Gloria
Anderson, Janet Sadaka, Khadija Khamis, Grace Clera, Khadija
Shee, Ramla Nguma, Vivian Mwakaranga and Dinice Luvimo.