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SCHOOLS: Kisumu Day edge stubborn Agai to retain Kisumu County football title

 Kisumu Day players celebrate with the Kisumu County football trophy.[Washington Onyango,Standard]

Kisumu Day High School are the 2024 Kisumu County Secondary School football champions.

Kisumu Day who are commonly referred to as ‘Yudhee’ edged out Agai Secondary 2-0 in a rescheduled final played at Maseno School on Friday morning.

Bavon Omondi scored two quick fire goals in the opening half to seal Kisumu Day’s victory in a match played without fans from 9am.

 Action between Kisumu Day and Agai. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

 The Kisumu County football boys final was replayed after Katolo Secondary from Nyando Sub County was disqualified on Wednesday.

This is after Kisumu Day who had lost to Katolo 2-1 during the semifinals played last week on Saturday appealed their ouster and won.

Katolo were tied 1-1 against Agai during the final played last Saturday but was abandoned after 90 minutes.

 Kisumu Day tactician Booker odhiambo during an interview. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

Speaking after their victory, Kisumu Day tactician Booker Odhiambo congratulated his boys for playing well and promised to deliver the regional trophy in Kisii this year after missing out on the gong last year.

“Congratulations. At last we played the final and won fairly. These students have been working hard and they deserve to be where they are."

 Kisumu Day coaches Booker Odhiambo (center) and Benjamin Aroka. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

The job is not yet done. We lost to Agoro Sare last year but we want to return to the nationals this year and I believe we have the talent to take us there,” said Odhiambo.

 Action between Kisumu Day and Agai. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

Kisumu Day and Nyakach Girls will represent Kisumu County in football when the regionals kick off in Kisii School.

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