Vihiga Queens coach blames ‘rustiness’ for weekend defeat


Mourine Aga (L) of Vihiga Queens FC contest for the ball with Lydia Akoth of ...
Mourine Aga (L) of Vihiga Queens FC contest for the ball with Lydia Akoth of Thika Queens FC during their Womens League Championship finals at Camp Toyoyo Stadium in Nairobi on February 4, 2017.Thika Queens won 2-0. Photo/Oliver Ananda/www.sportpicha.com

In Summary

  • Kenyan Women Premier League defending champions Vihiga Queens suffered a major setback in their quest to defend their title after they lost their first match of the season, falling 2-1 in the hands of Thika Queens in a match played at Thika Stadium on Saturday.
  • As a result of the weekend defeat, Queens under head coach Alex Alumira are now six points behind Thika Queens who are in second position on 18 points

Kenyan Women Premier League defending champions Vihiga Queens suffered a major setback in their quest to defend their title after they lost their first match of the season, falling 2-1 in the hands of Thika Queens in a match played at Thika Stadium on Saturday.

As a result of the weekend defeat, Queens under head coach Alex Alumira are now six points behind Thika Queens who are in second position on 18 points.

Eldoret Falcons, meanwhile, have retained leadership of the 16-team log on 20 points from nine games.

Speaking to Citizen Digital, Alumira blamed the defeat to lack of rhythm and rustiness.

“Before the match we had taken about a month without playing, and as you know, when you take long time before playing, the team always loses the rhythm, but at the end of the day its football .You can lose, draw or win, he noted.

Weekend Results

Eldoret Falcons 4-2 Kayole Starlets

Spedag 2-2 Mathare United Women

Mombasa Olympic 4-0 Mathare United Women

Gaspo 3-1 Vihiga Leeds

Spedag 3-1 Makolanders

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Story By Dennis Kamariki
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