Lugari teams , Blue Saints and Bishop Njenga Girls are the 2019 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western Region champions.
The two teams booked their national finals slots after emerging tops during the regional finals held at the Bukhungu stadium last weekend.
The winners received a cash reward of Sh200,000 each and will now represent Western region in the national finals scheduled for June 2019 at Kinoru Stadium, Meru County.
“Our dream of becoming the national champs has started well. We are glad that we have made it through to National Finals already. I hope some of my players will also be named in the all–star team that will go to Spain for training. This has been a good journey for us as a team,” said Ted Omnala –Coach, Lugari Blue Saints.
At the grand finale, the winning boys’ and girls’ teams will each walk away with KES 1 million shillings in prize money. An All-star team will also be selected from the 8 regional finals to attend a training camp in Spain during which they will play against local youth sides.
The competition now moves to Moi Stadium in Kisumu for the Nyanza regional finals set for 9th and 10th February.
- Bishop Njenga 2:0 Ibinzo
Bishop Njenga (2)
- Wikonza Sheila -53rd Minute
- Omende Maureen – 58th Minute (Penalty)
- Lugari Blue Saints 2: 1 The Saints
The Saints (1)
- John Atem Kato –38th Minute
- Lugari Blue Saints (2)
- Watson Anami -63rd Minu
- Reagan Mumela– 72nd Minute
- John Atem Kato – The Saints (Boys)
- Lavender Murumwa – Bishop Njenga (Girls)
- Golden Boot/Top Scorer
John Atem Kato-The Saints
Ann Malubi – Ibinzo
- Best Keeper
Said Aleeyey-The Saints
Stella Ahono – Bishop Njenga