Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Features

Capital FM bang 13 past #KOT5Aside All Star in thriller

Capital FM’s Kristian Malumbe wheeling away to celebration after hitting five goals as the Best mix of Music football team humiliated #KOT5Aside All Star team 13-2 in friendly. Photo/SAMUEL WANJOHI

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 10 – Capital FM played some exquisite football as they put 13 past a hapless Kenyan On Twitter All Star team (#KOT5Aside) in a one sided encounter that saw the Best Mix of Music make light work on their opponents in a friendly match hosted at the Ngong Road Arena on Moi Day.

The match was over in the first half itself as skipper of the day Kristian Malumbe and deadly forward Vincent Otieno ran riot on the pitch to see Capital FM take a commanding 5-0 lead in the first stanza that ended 5-1.

Capital FM’s Salim Mude in action against #KOTFAside All star team. Photo/SAMUEL WANJOHI

With the help of Solomon Okeyo who bossed the midfield and supplied the precise passes, Malumbe hit the target five times, Otieno grabbed four goals, Salim Mudi notched a hat-trick as Ali Athman netted one. KOT All Star only managed to find the back at the net twice.

KOT All Star’s fate was decided when the first goal they conceded was from the penalty spot after an opponent handled the ball inside the box for Malumbe to step up and calmly convert the kick to open the flood of goals.

Capital FM’s Solomon Okeyo in action against #KOT5Aside All Star in a football friendly match. Photo/SAMUEL WANJOHI

The second half was even more tantalizing and not even the rain could stop Capital FM, the 2016 Standard Chartered World Trophy champions from humiliating the Keyboard Warriors as the Best Mix of Music team added eight more goals to seal the win.

Malumbe thanked his charges for the superb display, urging them to maintain the tempo as they plan for more friendlies.

“Today we came to confirm that we are the champions, we played well as a team. KOT All Stars were worthy opponents, we approached this match with a lot of seriousness and I am so happy that we lived up to our expectations,” Malumbe disclosed after the big win.

#KOT5Aside All Star coach Sir Alexas following the proceedings of the match as he watched his side haplessly sock in 13 goals against Capital FM. Photo/SAMUEL WANJOHI

On his part, KOT All Stars head coach, Sir Alexas conceded defeat and challenged his side to pull up their socks.

“Capital FM is a good side, they know how to play football, they coordinated well and played as a team. We tried our best but I believe we could have done better. We will go back to training to work on our weakness and I promise we will bounce back,” Alexas who is the organiser of the annual #KOT5Aside football tournament said.

Capital FM and #KOT5Aside All Star team posing for team photo after the match. Photo/SAMUEL WANJOHI

The Capital FM team was under the tutelage of stand-in player coach Lassie Atrash while managed by Duncan Kikata and David Muba.

Also in the team were Capital FM Sports Editor Alex Isaboke, who was in between the sticks, Keysha Shagava who manned the defence, Timothy from the Digital department.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...

NFL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

Features

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – The Kakamega High School ‘Green Commandos’ have produced a plethora of talent over the past decades in Kenyan football...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved