SCHOOLS. Nyamira Girls retain title as Ringa Boys crowned new Nyanza hockey champions

Nyamira Girls players, teachers and fans celebrate after retaining the Nyanza Region hockey girls title.[Washington Onyango,Standard]

East Africa and national champions Nyamira Girls displayed their dominance once again by successfully defending their Nyanza Region Secondary School hockey girls title.

The multiple time Siaya County champions overwhelmed Migori's Ageng’a Mixed Secondary School with a resounding 4-1 victory.

Nyamira Girls Principal Jesca Ambasa (right) pose with his team.[Washington Onyango,Standard]

Goals from Amanda Wamalwa, Laureen Auma, Mercy Dawo, and Stephaine Seba sealed the win for Nyamira Girls, who are now gearing up to defend their title in Machakos next month.

Nyamira Girls captain Jacinta Opondo (center), Stephaine Seba (left) and Mercy Dawo.[Washington Onyango,Standard]

Nyamira captain Jacinta Opondo expressed confidence in her team's ability to perform at the nationals, stating, "We are focused and determined to maintain our winning streak and make our school proud."

Ringa Boys celebrate with the hockey title.[Washington Onyango,Standard]

In the boys' hockey category, favorites Kisumu Day High School suffered a setback as they were defeated 1-0 in post-match penalties by Ringa Boys from Homa Bay County.

Ringa Boys celebrate after winning the hockey title.[Washington Onyango,Kisumu]

The intense match ended in a 1-1 draw in regular time before Ringa Boys emerged victorious in the penalty shootout. With this triumph, Ringa Boys were crowned the new champions and will represent the region at the nationals.

2024 Nyanza Region Secondary School champions

BASKETBALL

Boys-Agoro Sare

Girls-Ng’iya Girls

RUGBY 15s

Girls-Kisumu Girls

Boys-Kisii School

HANDBALL

Boys-Manyatta

Girls-Ulanda

HOCKEY

Girls-Nyamira Girls

Boys-Ringa Boys

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