- Pasc Langa Head Coach, Fredrick Owino described the match as tough considering that they were playing against the defending champions.
- Margy Melitus of Wiyieta Girls was a happy girl as she pocketed Sh60,000 and two trophies after emerging the best player and the best scorer.
Pasc Langa of Uasin Gishu are the new Rift Valley Regional Chapa Dimba champions after ousting Laiser Hill Academy of Kajiado in a thrilling match at Nakuru Agricultural Society of Kenya Showground Arena.
The teams had a goalless first half with Pasc Langa having wasted close to 10 scoring opportunities against the defending champions.
Pasc Langa’s Samson Maina scored the opening goal in the 58th minute of the fiercely contested final.
Benson Otieno doubled the score in the 67th minute by converting a free kick to make it 2-0 in favor of Pasc Langa.
Joseph Oduor scored a consolation goal for Laiser Hill in the 89th minute with the game ending at 2:1, making Pasc Langa the regional champions.
Pasc Langa Head Coach, Fredrick Owino described the match as tough considering that they were playing against the defending champions.
“I am elated that we have beaten the regional defending champion for the first time and clinched an opportunity to represent the Rift Valley region at the national level,” he said.
Owino whose team beat Trans Nzoia’s Ndura Football team 2(4):2(3) in the semi-finals said the team would embark on regular training with the aim of winning the national title
In the girls' category, Wiyeta Girls from Trans Nzoia County have been crowned the 2023 champions of the Safaricom Chapa Dimba Rift Valley region.
Wiyeta clinched a 1-0 victory over Nakuru’s Trinity Mission Girls Secondary School through a decisive goal scored by Margy Melitus from a corner kick to successfully defend their second consecutive regional title.
The winning teams took home a Sh250,000 reward each plus a trophy while the runner-ups pocketed Sh150,000.
In addition to the grand prize, each player from the winning team was given a Neon Ultra phone, while the runners-up players took home a Neon Smart Phone.
The best goalkeeper of the tournament, best scorer, and best player each took home an extra Sh30,000 and a trophy
Margy Melitus of Wiyieta Girls pocketed Sh60,000 and two trophies after emerging as the best player and top scorer.