A number of Kenyan Secondary Schools made it to the finals of the Federation of East African Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSSA) games on Wednesday evening.
Kwanthanze Secondary School overcame Rwandan representatives IPRC 3-1 of (25-20, 25-16, 25-12, 23-25) to proceed to the finals where they will square it out with a familiar opponent, Kesogon girls.
Kesogon who hail from Kaplamai in Trans Nzoia County were beaten by Kwanthanze 3-1 at the national games held in Nakuru County earlier this month.
They advanced to the final after walloping Mkalapa girls from Tanzania in straight sets of (25-15, 25-17, 25-17).
Speaking after the match, Kwanthanze tactician Justin Kigwari revealed that they had to dig deep to make it to the final.
“I thank God so much. For real, it hasn’t been easy. The competition has been stiff. Today the semifinal was hard, but my girls gave it their all.
“The final will be a good game because we know our opponent, they are our sister team. We are happy that the trophy is going back to Kenya,” stated Kigwari.
Kwanthanze are yet to be beaten this year. The Machakos-based learning institution has won all the matches from the national games, all the way to the East African finals.
They will be seeking to defend their East African title and win their third successful trophy.
The Volleyball powerhouse which has produced many stars like Malkia Strikers sensation Sharon Chepchumba, won both the 2017, 2018 and 2019 titles.
In the Boys football, Nairobi region representatives Highway Secondary School booked a slot in the semis after edging out Kibuli secondary school from Uganda.
The Belinda Odemba-coached side narrowly beat Kibuli 1-0 in a highly entertaining match.
2022 Kenyan champions Ebwali failed to progress to the semis. The Western region representatives were thrashed 4-0 by St. Mary’s Kitende from Uganda.
In Boys Basketball, Coast region representatives Dr. Aggrey will face Ugandan representatives Bethel Covenant in the Basketball semis.