Mixed results as Kisii County Secondary School games end at Nduru Boys

Kisii School rugby team in action. Photo Enock Okong'o.

Kisii County Director of Education Philip Chirchir has expressed satisfaction with the standards of sports in the region and asked schools to continue with the same spirit.

The director who presided over the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) in the county for second term competitions in three consecutive days at Nduru Boys High School, told teachers and students to socialise and balance between education and co-curricular activities because both of them are important.

“Education and physical training are inseparable. I call upon all learning institutions to balance on this,” he said.

During the hotly contested competitions, Sameta High School from Sameta Sub-county was crowned the new county football champions after beating Ong’icha of Kitutu Central Sub-county 4-O.

Sameta dominated the game with their midfielder one Karangugi who had a lot of shots on goal until he was named the Most Valuable Player.

Sameta Coach Junior Nyabuto attributed the win to his charges following instructions and immense support from the School Chief Principal Daniel Mirumbe and moral support from the entire school fraternity.

Sameta High School celebrating their victory in football. Photo Enock Okong’o

Ong’icha appealed against the loss alleging the wieners fieldied non-bonafide players but Kisii County Sports Association Secretary Geoffrey Nyantika asked them to channel their grievances through the education director’s office.

“Sameta Boys School has already been declared winners but if you have genuine concerns you can contact the director of education’s office,” he said.


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The newcomers in the girls’ football championship are Moremani from Masaba North Sub-county with Jacinah Njiri who scoring the only goal to beat their opponents Nyabisase 1-0.

Coach of Moremani Joshua Mang’aa walked was elated to win the championship.

Nyakembene Mixed Secondary School of Gucha South Sub-county has remained the county volleyball queens for the last three consecutive years after beating Kiabigoria at 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 25-27 and 25- 14) in a hotly-contested match.

“We expected an easy walk but our opponents made us sweat. But we are still winners and expect more surprises to national level,” said Duncan Omenge, the team coach for Nyakembene.

In the other games, Nyanchwa Boys retained their county glory in 3X3 basketball after walloping Kisii School 81-9 as Nduru Boys took position three after beating Cardinal Otunga Mosocho 18-15 in a neck to neck battle.

Kereri Girls from Kisii Central defeated St Angela Sengera of Gucha Sub-county 8-6 during their basketball 3X3 match to be crowned the county queens as Sameta Mixed beat Igorera of Kenyenya Sub-county at 7-1 to take position three in the game.

Ayora Mixed School from Gucha South soaked Omwari in the hot water in netball contest at 39-19 to retain the county championship as Kereri defeated Itumbe 20-18, in the third play off.

According to Kisii County KSSSA Secretary all winning teams will proceed to regional competitions to be held at Cardinal Otunga Mosocho High Schools early next month.

By Enock Okong’o

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