By Reuben Olita
Chakol Ladies registered an emphatic win, beating OSHA Queens 7-0 as the Football Kenya Federation Busia Branch continues launching Women Branch Leagues.
The branch officials today moved to St Thomas Chakol Boys for the launch of the Teso Chapter of the league.
Sangalo Institute Library and Architectural certificate student, Moureen Akale scored a hattrick in the 10th, 16th and 24th minute to see her team under the patronage of St Thomas Chakols Boys senior teacher, Anthony Wekesa take a 3-0 comfortable lead.
Central defender, Maureen Walela scored six minutes later to make it 4-0 at the break. Nancy Atyang scored a brace in the 53rd and 70th minutes to complete the rout.
Top scorer, Akale, 19, said she is happy for hitting the back of the net thrice, noting that her prayer is to get a sponsor who can enable her play top flight football if possible with Harambee Starlets.
Her colleague at Sangalo Institute who is pursuing lab technician course, Maureen Walela said she abondoned the role of playing as midfielder and striker to assume central defence role which has paid dividends for the team.
Chakol goalkeepeer Perpetua Imujaro, who is majoring in hospitality and hotel management at Kisumu International Polytechnic said she made sure her team doesn’t concede a goal, adding that she is also looking for greener pastures to advance her career.
OSHA captain, Irvin Akamuran they played but luck of adequate training was their undoing, promising to make amends in their next match.
” We also played our opponents on barefeet. We have started contributing towards purchase of boots, extending an olive branch to good samaritans to assist them acquire boots,” she said.
Football Kenya Federation Busia Branch chairman, Hillary Musundi said Teso South Sub County is the third for the federation yo launch the women branch league after Butula and Nambale, adding that Samia will follow suit next week.
The chairman urged players to invest in sports by procuring sports equipment and advance their academic careers to attain their cherished goals.
The Branch Treasurer and former Harambee Stars striker, Benard Onyango told players that football is a talent which can turn their fortunes to become professional players.