Orange, alias African Queens, won their 9th title and 5th in a row after they edged out Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) 2-0 at the City Park Stadium.
The African Queens started the game on a high raiding the Ghana’s defense and in the 7th minute Jackie Mwangi & Audrey Omaido shot at goal blocked by Goalkeeper. Their attempt however bore fruits in the 13th minute when Jackie Mwangi a converted a Penalty Corner (PC) putting Orange ahead.
GRA raided the Orange D and with 10 min to half time they got got their 1st PC but failed to convert. GRA continued their quest to equalize and with 7 minutes to go Opuk missed a chance to score after going past Orange and with a minute and a half to go Audrey Omaido missed 2 chances to put the African Queens ahead.
2nd half started and 3 minutes into the game Orange got their 3rd PC but Lilian Aura missed to find the back of the net. Orange efforts bore fruits in the 44th minute after Terry Juma added a second for the defending champs when she converted their 4th PC.
Orange coach Jos Openda thanked the technical bench and the team for their effort in ensuring that the team clinched the title in front of their home fans.
In the 3rd and 4th place final, Kada Queens beat Heartland 4-2 to finish 3rd. Heartland were the 1st to score on the 4th and 16thminute through Onye Obianuju but Kada’s Moogiate Aghalelosa made a comeback in the 28th minute to score a goal for them.
6 minutes into the 2nd half, Ovoh Eloho and Irame Beauty scored to goals consecutively for Kada and in the 66th minute Ikiriko Faith converted a PC sealing their position 3 – Hockey Kenya
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