FKFWPL Saturday Wrap: Ulinzi shine past Kibera, Thika Queens beat Zetech in 11 goal thriller
Ulinzi Starlets hmaintained their winning momentum from their round 9 fixture against Kayole Starlets when they beat Kibera Soccer Ladies Academy 3-1 at the Stima grounds on Saturday
Captain Neddy Okoth gave Ulinzi Starlets the lead after she netted a goal in the 35th minute. However, Kibera Soccer Ladies equalized the scores following Laventine Lihamo’s goal two minutes before the half-time whistle was blown.
Two minutes after the breather, Siliya Rahosa put Ulinzi back in the lead as she shot past Kibera Soccer ladies Goalkeeper Pauline Muthakye to break the tie.
Lucy Mukhwana bagged the third goal for Ulinzi Starlets in the 56th minute with Kibera Soccer ladies several attempts to get an equalizer fell naught, sealing the win for Ulinzi Starlets at the sound of the final whistle.
Meanwhile, at Thika Stadium, an eleven-goal thriller set the mood with Thika Queens bagging the 7-4 win against Zetech Sparks.
A timely cross to Cheris Salano who netted the first goal for Thika Queens in the 13th minute. This was however short-lived, as Winnie Gwatenda replied with an equalizer for Zetech Sparks in the 17th minute.
Zetech Sparks took the lead with Yvonne Kavere’s goal in the 24th minute, nevertheless, Mwanahalima Dogo equalized the scores through a sensational free-kick in the 31st minute. In the 49th minute, Milika Awino sealed the first half scores at 3-2 in favor of Zetech Sparks as she netted a goal past Thika Queens goalkeeper Monica Karambu.
Upon resumption, Milika Awino scored her brace in the 57th minute getting Thika Queens fired up with Mwanahalima Adam netting two goals in quick succession in the 60th minute and 61st minute earning her a hat-trick.
Dogo then proceeded to break the tie with her goal in the 66th minute as her counterpart Rachael Muema, through a header scored a goal in the 72nd minute. Mwanahalima Adam went on to seal the scores at 7-4 with her goal in the 78th minute
Round 10 Fixtures
- Thika Queens 7-4 Zetech Sparks
- Ulinzi Starlets 3-1 Kibera Soccer Ladies
- Nakuru Queens 4-3 Trans Nzoia Falcons
- SEP Ladies 0-1 Wadadia FC