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Telkon wins Africa Hockey Title in a sweet revenge

Jackline Mwangi  and Audrey Omaido struck a goal each as Telkom registered a sweet revenge against reigning Africa Hockey Club Championships Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to lift the title they lost year.

And Abuja, Nigeria was alive as Kenyan side scored inaswred two goals revenging again against GRA who beat them in the round robin to fish top to book a date for the finals.

Telkom reclaimed their title and winning it for the 10th time and the Ghanaians had also beaten Telkom by a solitary goal in their last match of the round robin format on Thursday.

Mwangi struck the opener in the first quarter before Omaido added the second in the second quarter to give Jos Openda’s Telkom the breathing space they needed. The Kenyan giants retreated to defending their two-goal margin in the last 30 minutes of the encounter.

The men’s final between 21-time champions El-Sharkia and Ghana Revenue Authority was still on at press time.

Kenya’s other representatives USIU Spartans will carry more lessons from the tournament after finishing fourth. The debutants fell to Ghana Police in the third place playoff 2-0 with the Ghanaians bagging Bronze.

Eastern Company from Egypt beat Exchequers of Ghana to win the bronze medal in the men’s clash.

Delta Queens beat Kada Queens 3-2 in the fifth and sixth place playoff, while Niger Flickers saw off Kada Stars 3-2 to finish fifth in the men’s playoff.

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