Egoji Teachers Training College from the Eastern Region are 2019’s soccer champions in the 38th Annual Kenya National Teachers Training Colleges ball games after winning a competitive match that ended up in penalty shootouts with their arch rivals from the Western Region.
Egoji won 5 – 4 against Kaimosi TTC that lost two spot kicks out of the total six penalties after the 90 minutes ended in a goalless draw.
Egoji TTC goalkeeper William Talala managed to successfully deflect one penalty with Kaimosi player hitting out of target making their opponents to retain their title for the second time.
Their Captain said that despite the game being so hard they had the determination to win the title for the second time attributing the victory to the team’s hard practice and general discipline.
“We are so delighted by this win and we are looking forward to the authorities to decide whether the East African championships shall be held so that we can participate,” said the Captain.
Coach Joseck Kirimi echoed the captain’s sentiments saying they are determined to still hold the title in the forthcoming national championships next year.
According to Kenya Teachers Training Colleges Sports Association (KTCSA) the two teams also met last year during the finals where Egoji still emerged winners.
In the championships that ended today at Meru TTC grounds saw Eregi TTC from Western Region bag several trophies for being position one in various game categories. Western region was declared the overall winner of the championships.
KTCSA Chairperson James Muguna who is also the Kigari TTC Principal termed the championship very competitive as compared to the previous years, noting that many of the champions managed to defeat the title holders in various games.
Muguna urged the various teams to continue putting in more efforts so that more past records are broken.
He underscored the value of such championships, saying they play a critical role in connecting teachers from across the country and helping in the realization of national cohesion and integration.
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