By Oscar Pilipili
Multimedia University recorded their fourth straight victory in the Kenya Hockey Union men’s national league after they edged out Kenyatta University 1-0 in a tough match at City Park Stadium.
Prolific scorer Geofrey Asira handed Multi-Media the all important goal that saw them bag maximum points and consolidate their top position in the league.
The victory saw Multimedia who are leading the 16-team league improve their points tally to 12.
Asira said: “It’s the joy of every player to score crucial goals for his team and I’m happy to have helped my team (Multimedia) harvest important points.”
“The goal was not individual efforts but great team work among all players who were on pitch when the goal came. A team can only perform with co-ordination of all players starting from goalkeeper, defenders, midfielders and strikers,” Asira said.
According to Asira, Multimedia’s target is to win the National league and qualify to play in the high-profile Premier League next season.
“National league is the most competitive category of the competition
Mount Kenya University won their opening fixture after they overcame National Youth Service (NYS) 1-0 in yet another low scoring match at the City Park Stadium.
After a goalless first half, Mount Kenya finally hit the target with winning goal from Vincent Kuya in the 59th minute.
Kuya picked a loose ball inside the circle, pierced through the defense of NYS and let go a powerful drive that landed in the net with a thunderous sound.
Meanwhile, Kerugoya Girls High School have engaged a higher gear in their training geared towards East African Secondary Schools Championships.
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