Homa Bay and Busia Counties were the winners of the inaugural Talanta Hela Under-19 national football tournament that concluded yesterday at Nyayo Stadium.
Homa Bay defeated Kisumu to lift the boys’ title while Busia were crowned the champions girls’ with victory over Kisumu County.
Homa bay displayed pure class to thump Kisumu 4-2 with champions goals coming from Cecil Millerin, Hamisi Otieno, Geoffrey Ouma, and Ben Ogutu while Kisumu’s goals were scored Bavon Omondi and Tony Odhiambo.
For the girls’ Busia were 3-1 winners over Kisumu. Halima Imachi, Judith Nandwa and Glender Dorcas scored for the champions.
President William Ruto led the high-profile dignitaries who graced the occasion, including Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba, and Homabay Governor Gladys Wanga.