Kenyan youth team punish San Marino 4-0 in Umbria Italy

Kenyan youth team punish San Marino 4-0 in Umbria Italy

Kenyan youth team punish San Marino 4-0 in Umbria Italy

Kenyan Youth soccer team handled by Bob Oyugi and Malindi academy’s Ricardo Botta started the on-going International tournament for the Amateur and Youth under 18 Championship in Umbria Italy on a sound note after thrashing San Marino National Youth team 4-0.

The young John Nairuka ( Jonte ) of the National Youth Talent Academy grabbed a hat trick for the Kenyan team as Collins Shivachi- a student from Kakamega High School ( Green Commandos) netted the fourth goal from a 30 yards thunderous free kick. Kenya was leading 3-0 in the first half.

Nine countries are featuring in the one week event that ends on May 14th in the   annual tournament. Participating countries include: England, Romania, Slovenia, Italy, Estonia, United Arab Emirates, Northern Ireland, San Marino, and Kenya which remains the only invited African country.

According to Oyugi who is leading the Kenya delegation, Apart from the purely competitive aspect, the event also promotes and represents a cultural bridge between the countries.
The Kenyan team was set to play Northern Ireland on Wednesday.

The squad:
Vincent Ligingo-( Uhuru Secondary School,) Shivachi Collins(Kakamega High School), Nabil Mohammed (Malindi Youth Academy), Vincent Otieno  ( Kisumu Youth Academy), Charles Bruno( Malindi Youth Academy), Andrew Murunga( National Youth Talent Academy), and Victor Aidi Okullu of National Youth Talent Academy. Tony Otieno( Kisumu Youth Academy), Yousuff Ali( Western Stima), John Nairuka Jonte( National Youth Talent Academy) Fredrick Odhiambo(Nairobi City Stars) Victor Oduor (Upper Hill High School), Alfred Oluoch (Malindi Youth Academy), Mohammed Hamza Ahmed (Taqwa FC- Isiolo). Joseph Kuria (Thika United), Abdul Rahman Juma (Sofapaka), Timothy Otieno( Kakamega High School) Abdul Malik Mohammed( National Youth Talent Academy)  and. David Kingatua of Nairobi City Stars.

Technical staff:
John Bob Oyugi( Technical Advisor),
Riccardo Botta(Coach)    
Peter Orero( Team Manager).


James Omote Mokaya( Ministry of Youth and Sports-Government Representative),
Ruth Egesa(Representative from Ministry of Education),
Olivia Ouko ( CEO- National Youth Talent Academy),
Mohammed Aziz(Representative- FKL).


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