Governor’s Cup Tournament concludes, Evans Kidero set to present awards

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Governor Evans Kidero and his Deputy Jonathan Mueke to preside over the major sports feting.

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Kamukunji side Jijazie FC are the 2017 Nairobi Governor's Cup Champions after edging out True Gunners 2-0 in a match played on Sunday July, 30, 2017, at the Nairobi City Stadium.

In the ladies category, Beijing Raiders from Mathare won the title after a 1-0 win over Kariobangi Sports Ladies while Real Amputees edged out Barca Amputees 2-1 to take home the Amputee contest

Jijazie scored two quick goals in three minutes through Francis Ocholla and James Okello in the 17th and 20th minutes respectively for a deserved 2-0 halftime lead; a score-line they held on to emerge the ultimate champions

For ladies, Ann Matinde the lone goal to help Beijing Raiders overcome Nairobi East Champions Kariobangi Sports Ladies as Turkey-based Mujameed Munga Ndegwa hit a brace for Real Amputees in the 2-1 win over Barca Amputees whose consolation was scored by Safari Katheku.

Jijazie were awarded kshs 1.5 Million for their exploits in the Governor Evans Kidero sponsored tournament while runner's up True Gunners pocketed kshs 1Million.

The Ladies champion Beijing Raiders got kshs 500,000 while losing finalists Kariobangi Sports Ladies got kshs 300,000 while the Amputee Champs Real Amputees got ksh 500,000.

Awarding ceremony for winners of all categories from the Constituency level will be held on Thursday 3rd August 2017 at Kasarani Gymnasium to be presided over by Governor Evans Kidero and His Deputy Jonathan Mueke.

Collated awards

MEN

County Champion; Jijazie FC (Kamkunji)-1.5M

Runners up; True Gunners (Dagoreti South)-1m

2nd Runner's up Ngei United (Mathare)-500,000Ksh

Best Player-250K

Top Scorer-250k

Best Keeper-250

LADIES

County Champions; Beijing Raiders (Mathare)-Kshs 500,000

Runners up; Kariobangi Sports Ladies (Embakasi North)- Kshs 300,00

2nd Runners up; Kibera Amani Queens (Kibera)- Kshs 100,000

Best player- Kshs 50,000

Top Scorer-Kshs 50,000

Best Keeper-Kshs 50,000

Amputees; Winner-Kshs 500,000

Sub-County Winners (17 Constituencies) each winner Kshs 100,000

Sub-County Runner's up (17 Constituencies) Kshs 50,000

85 wards

Winners- Kshs 50,000

Runners up- Kshs 20,000

The tournament was sponsored by the Nairobi Liquor Licensing Board with an aim of sensitizing the youth against drug abuse while also engaging them in a worthwhile cause.

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