Zetech teams secure wins in weekend games
It was a celebratory weekend for the Zetech sports fraternity as the University football teams overpowered opponents to win their tournament games. The Zetech ladies football team, Zetech Sparks, kicked off the weekend of victory when they silenced Mombasa Olympic 4- 1 in a heated away match played in Mombasa during the opening round of the inaugural FKF Women’s Cup.
The coastal action saw top scorer Elizabeth Khisa kick off the game with a goal in the first 10 minute to give the Zetech side an early lead. Team captain Puren Anyetu took advantage of an opportunity in the 28th minute to score an additional goal for the University. Before the close of the first half, Zetech’s Faith Muchora added a third goal before a challenged Mombasa Olympic FC managed a goal in the 42nd minute of the game, resulting in a 3-1 score in the first half, in favour of Zetech. The Second half action kicked off with a 45th minute goal from Zetech’s Elizabeth Khisa, giving the Zetech Sparks a steady run throughout the game to secure a win in the Cup.
Men’s football action
On Sunday, the Zetech men caught the winning streak to claim a well-deserved 3-2 in an entertaining match against Dunmen Orange FC in the ongoing BetKing Division one league. The game saw the Titans secure three additional points in the competitive tournament securing two goals in the first half of the game as a result of goals from Derrick Ambundo (27th minute) and Benson Mutinda (44th minute). The Titans held their own in the second half before John Muigai scored in the 75th minute to win the game. Eager to stay on top, the gents are training for an upcoming game against SS Asad that will be played in Mombasa this coming weekend.
Football Coach Bernard Kitolo lauded his players for maintaining discipline and paying attention to instructions during the weekend action. “The players were in good form and excelled on the field, recording no indiscipline or faults in the games. As we prepare for the weekend, we are confident that we will continue to bring home more wins as we eye the top of the table.” Kitolo said. He added that the support from the University management has enabled the team to train and compete effectively, including provision of scholarship opportunities for talented players from Kenya and beyond as they undertake their degrees.