Kamung’ei FC Wins Wakili Cup Tournament

Kamung’ei Football Club (FC) from Sotik Sub County has won the much contested first edition of Wakili tournament beating Mogoywet Snippers 3 goals against 2 in penalty shootout.

Kamung’ei staged a strong defense against the Snippers who were largely more aggressive and had a significant percentage in ball possession.

The two teams did not manage any goal during the normal time forcing the referee to add 30 minutes extra time, resulting to no fruitful goals.

The tournament, which commenced on 10th December, 2023 at Ngererit, Mogogosiek, Bomet Central, brought together about 437 teams drawn from the five sub counties in Bomet.

The competition, which was initiated by Bomet Senator Wakili Hillary Sigei was aimed at identifying and nurturing talents among the youths.

The tournament attracted over 30 000 fans filling Bomet IAAF stadium to the brim, while also attracting guests including local political leaders led by Bomet Deputy Governor Shadrach Rotich and other regional leaders including Senate Majority lea
der Aaron Cheruiyot among other leaders.

Mogoywet Snippers managed Sh 700 000 after losing out in the penalty shootout, while Kapsimbirir FC came in the third position grabbing Sh250 000 after beating their neighbors Chpkolon FC two goals to one in normal time.

Source: Kenya News Agency