Starehe's Beijing raid Champions to reclaim Nairobi

Starehe's Beijing raid Champions to reclaim Nairobi

It was Beijing who would provide the best entertainment of the day with their six goals against the holders, tournament Most valuable Player Salome Drailer drilling four goals by herself while the other two were scored by Fasila Adhiambo.

Beijing Raiders celebrate one of their goals against Acakoro

Season one champions Beijing Raiders reclaimed the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi Region girls’ title after a six star performance saw them outclass defending champions Acakoro 6-0 at the Jamhuri High School grounds on Sunday.

At the same time,  Dagoretti Mixed High School beat Hakati Sportiff 4-3 on post-match penalties to clinch the boys’ title after a barren draw in regulation time.

It was Beijing who would provide the best entertainment of the day with their six goals against the holders, tournament Most valuable Player Salome Drailer drilling four goals by herself while the other two were scored by Fasila Adhiambo.

Drailer broke the deadlock five minutes to the break when she ran to a through ball before striking between the keeper’s legs.At the stroke of halftime, Beijing doubled their tally when Adhiambo rounded the keeper after some poor defending from Acakoro .

Beijing continued in their destructive nature in the second half, Drailer scoring her second in the 59th minute after heading the ball home from Adhiambo’s corner. The day went from bad to worse for Acakoro in the 73rd minute when Drailer completed her hattrick with a simple finish past the keeper off a brilliant pass from Purity Dobister.

Fasila added her second in the 76th minute with another simple tap in from a Maxmilla Robi cross from the right. Drailer then cemented the game with four minutes left, a vicious shot inside the box after running behind the defense leaving the keeper with no chance.

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