SCHOOLS: Young St Anthony Kitale stars begin national title defense with Kiminini wins

Boniface Indimuli in action for St Anthony's during the Kiminini Sub County school games. [Mitume,Facebook]

National secondary schools football boys champions St Anthony's Boys Kitale have made a powerful start to their title defense, sweeping all before them to win the Kiminini Sub County games over the weekend.

Displaying their usual flair and tactical superiority, St Anthony's won all their matches, including a resounding 6-0 victory over Shimo la Tewa (Kijana Wamalwa) in the final, to assert their dominance once again in football.

Despite the absence of two key players, the dynamic attacking midfielder Aldrine Kibet and the steadfast defender Amos Wanjala, who are currently in Spain, St Anthony's showcased their depth and strength.

St Anthony's stars Trevor Masiro Naszarioi and Allan Otieno warm up. [Mitume,Facebook]

The team managed to steamroll through the competition, scoring a remarkable 25 goals across five matches while conceding none.

The journey began in the group stages where St Anthony's Boys Kitale faced off against AIC Kibomet, Milimani Secondary, and Weaverbird High School.

After a low 2-0 tight win over AIC Kibomet, St Anthony’s quickly regrouped and delivered a stunning 7-0 victory against Milimani Secondary, followed by a 3-0 triumph over Weaverbird High School.

This set the tone for their campaign, displaying both their attacking prowess and defensive solidity.

In the semifinals, St Anthony's Boys Kitale continued their relentless march, demolishing Hill Side Academy 7-0.

St Anthony's stars Trevor Masiro Naszarioi and Allan Otieno warm up. [Mitume,Facebook]

The team's performance was characterized by fluid passing, clinical finishing, and an impregnable defense, leaving their opponents with no chance to mount a challenge.

The final match against Shimo la Tewa (Kijana Wamalwa) was a testament to St Anthony's dominance.

They controlled the game from start to finish, with a flurry of goals that highlighted their superior skill and tactical acumen.

The 6-0 victory not only secured their place as Sub County champions but also underscored their intent to reclaim the national title.

St Anthony's stars Charleston Okech and Clinton Wanjala. [Mitume,Facebook]

Having qualified for the Trans Nzoia County Secondary School games, St Anthony's Boys Kitale are now focused on the next stage of their journey.

The team’s head coach expressed confidence in his squad's ability to perform at the highest level, emphasizing the importance of maintaining their form and focus as they progress towards the county games and beyond.

With such an impressive start, St Anthony's Boys Kitale have sent a clear message to their rivals: the reigning champions are back, and they are ready to defend their crown with the same determination and excellence that has defined their play.

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