Ulinzi Starlets clinch inaugural FKF Women’s Cup

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Ulinzi Starlets are the FKF Women’s Cup title champions after a 2-1 win over Vihiga Queens in a match played Saturday at the Nakuru Show grounds.

Lucy Mukhwana opened the score sheet for Ulinzi Starlets in the seventh minute with her low shot to the back of the net in a one-on-one situation.

Vihiga Queens’ attempts to equalize the scores fell naught, giving Ulinzi Starlets the upper hand in the first half.

In the second half, Vihiga Queens got their equalizer after an error from Ulinzi Starlets’s Maureen Shimuli at the 64th minute.

Ten minutes later, Christine Nekesa regained the lead for Ulinzi Starlets.

Vihiga Queens regained control of the game in bid to equalize but the final whistle, saw Ulinzi Starlets win 2-1.

The FKF Women Division One playoff saw Bunyore Starlets crowned champions in a 3-2 win against Kangemi Allstarlets. The match proceeded to post-match penalties 2-2 score in regulation time.

Ulinzi Starlets won Sh350,000 with their competitors, Vihiga Queens also walking away with Sh150,000. In the FKF Women Division One playoff, Bunyore Starlets and Kangemi Allstarlets received a cash prize of Sh100,000 each.


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