Aberdare school to represent country in regional games


Aberdare school to represent country in regional games

Pasenga Secondary School from Ol-Kalou Constituency in Nyandarua County is warming up for the forthcoming East-African tournament scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda next week.

The school from the (Aberdare region) beat Metropolitan region’s Laiser Hill 1-0 in a hard-laboured boys’ soccer finals in the National secondary schools football championships played in Machakos last Saturday.

The team has pitched camp at the school gearing up to represent the country in the E.A. tournament in Kigali.

However, there are plans to relocate to a suitable play ground in the next few days to enable the players get acquainted to up-to standard field.

This is the first time the school will represent the country and also the first time to win the national championships since it was established 45 years ago.

Pasenga secondary school is also the first school to win the tourneys from the Aberdare region.

The school emerged winners in the final meeting against Laiser Hill with John Avire’s sixth minute strike settling the pulsating final score of 1-0 following an excellent performance.

The team expressed its determination to represent the country in the championships promising the carry the country’s flag high despite a myriad of challenges among them poor training ground, lack of proper playing boots and gears and financial constraints.

Speaking to Citizen TV at the training camp, the head coach Joram Mwangi said the team was not taking the tournament lightly since it was their first time to represent the country.

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