KENYA: Thika extend smooth run as Spedag, Soccer Queens post maiden win

Rebecca Magoma

Photo Credit: FKF


Thika Queens extended their lead at the top of the league standing with 12 points as the Football Kenya Federation Women Premier League entered round four over the weekend.

Their 1-0 win over Kayole Starlet played at Camp Toyoyo Grounds meant that the former champions extend their unbeaten run so far in the season.


Vihiga Queens

Defending champions, Vihiga Queens continued their smooth run Kenya with a 3-0 win over Gaspo Women at Mumias Complex.

Terry Engesha, Corazone Aquino and Topista Situma scored a goal apiece for the champions.


Spedag and Palos Ladies thriller

In another match, Spedag picked their first win of the season with a 5-3 win over traveling Palos Ladies at Mombasa Sports club.

Harriet Fakhiri fired the home side ahead in the ninth minute before Wendy Aching adding advantage ten minutes later from a corner that was taken by Sharon Bushenei.

Palos pulled one back thanks to Merab Awino’s goal four minutes later. With ten minutes to the breather Palos equalized thanks to Elizabeth Akinyi ’s strike to force the teams go the changing rooms on square.

On resumption, the combination of Achieng and Bushenei combined again with former taking a corner that was converted by the later in the 53rd minute to retake the lead.

Elizabeth Ambogo scored for Spedag in the 57th minute before Awino completed her brace four minutes later.

Cherish Avilia strike in the dying minutes of the match ensured that Spedag post their first win of the season.

Commenting after the match, Palos Ladies coach Juma Said blamed fatigue for the loss adding that they had played another on Saturday against Soccer Queens where they won 2-1.


It’s a first for Soccer Queens

Soccer Queens posted their first win of the season with a 1-0 win over Mombasa Olympic thanks to Shari Rohal strike.

“We arrived here late and playing two matches in a weekend is no joke. We had forced a 2-all draw in the first half but my players couldn’t hold anymore in the second half. We now want to prepare for our weekend fixture and we hope for positive results,” the tactician said.


Oserian and Vihiga Leeds

Oserian Ladies picked easy points when their opponents Baringo Starlets failed to honor the fixture that was set at home.

Wadadia defeated Vihiga Leeds 4-0 thanks to a brace from Margaret Odiro and a goal apiece from Lucy Nato and Mirriam Chelagat.

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