Mpeketoni Boys slapped with two-year ban for fielding ineligible players


Mpeketoni Boys slapped with two-year ban for fielding ineligible players
Mpeketoni Boys Secondary School has been banned from participating in school games for two years after fielding three ineligible players during the county games.PHOTO/Luqman Mahmoud/Citizen

In Summary

  • Mpeketoni Boys Secondary School has been banned from participating in school games for two years after fielding three ineligible players during the county games.
  • According to Lamu County Secondary School Association Secretary Kennedy Keah, the school fielded three players who were over age in the under 16 soccer category and have been banned together with their coach.

Mpeketoni Boys Secondary School has been banned from participating in school games for two years after fielding three ineligible players during the county games.

According to Lamu County Secondary School Association Secretary Kennedy Keah, the school fielded three players who were over age in the under 16 soccer category and have been banned together with their coach.

“They went above rules which are very clear so we have banned them for two years together with their coach,” said Keah.

Lamu Boys will now fly the flag of Lamu County in the regional games after Witu Mjini Secondary walked out of the field abandoning the match as their opponents fielded ineligible players forcing them to be disqualified.

“After abandoning the match against Mpeketoni, Lamu got the automatic ticket as they were only three teams in the category.”

In the under 19 category, Lake Kenyatta High will represent Lamu County in the Coast region games as Majembeni secondary take place in under 19 girls soccer.

Lake Kenyatta will also play in volleyball boys as Hindi Secondary participates in girls’ volleyball while Kiongwe will field a team in netball after thrashing Uziwa Secondary 31-17.

.Last year Mombasa’s Tononoka Secondary and Lake Kenyatta of Lamu landed bans which were lifted thsui year for similar offences

All counties at the Coast have already selected their teams which will participate in the regional games slated for Malindi from June 19-22.

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