Thika Queens outclassed Kibera Soccer Ladies 8-1 in a show stopping performance during their Kenya Women’s Premier League Zone A match played at the Ligi ndogo grounds on Sunday.

The win saw Thika Queens maintain their status on top of the eight-team standings with 18 points.

Thika Queens have so far won all their matches in the six rounds of the 2020/21 season, while this was Kibera Soccer Ladies second loss. They sit at position six gained from three draws, one win and two losses.

Thika Queens were out on a hunt to continue with their winning momentum after giving an almost similar performance when they beat Kayole Starlets 7-0 in their fifth round.

Catherine Githae opened the scoring session for the winners in the 2nd minute before Irene Namale equalised for the hosts in the 23rd minute. Two minutes later, Rachael Otolo doubled Thika Queens’ score with a swift kick a few yards from the box. Then Jereko Adam closed the first half goals with the third in the 36th minute, giving Thika Queens a 3-1lead.

In the second half, Githae secured her second goal in the 57th minute, one minute before her teammate Fauzia Omar took Thika Queens score to four goals. Wincate Kunyua and Sarah Chalovu each scored a single goal in the 67th and 78th minutes.

Thika Queens coach, Duncan Njoroge says they are just getting started on their goal to win back to the title league champions as in 2017. The coach adds that they are at the peak of the game and take every match as seriously as their trainings and this is their mentality this whole season.

Story by Laura Mmosi

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