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Wazee wa Kazi in action during the GoTV Shield Cup tournament

Wazee wa Kazi shine as GoTV Shield matches kick off

Wazee wa Kazi in action during the GoTV Shield Cup tournament

Timothy Olobulu

Former Sony Sugar coach Sammy Omollo, his former team mate Henry Motego and William Oloo, saw the back of the net as the ex-internationals progressed

Former Kenya internationals under the Wazee wa Kazi umbrella showed that age is nothing but a number when they outclassed International 3-1 in the first round match of the Go TV Shield Cup tournament which kicked-off across various venues countrywide.

Former Tusker FC and Sony Sugar coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo, his former team mate at Kenya Breweries Henry Motego and William Oloo, saw the back of the net as the retired internationals progressed to the second round.

In other results, Division one Zone A league leaders Nakumatt showed all intentions of lifting the title when they outclassed Mulembe FM, owned by Sammy Aina 7-2 at the City Stadium. West Sugar were also big winners in their trip to the City when they beat Kenyatta National Hospital 6-1.

Talanta also progressed to the second round with a slim 2-1 win over Top Fry All Stars in an entertaining match played at Hope Centre. Patrick Muchiri and Martin Lemayan scored for Talanta while Kennedy Owino scored the consolation goal for Top fry in the 72nd min.

In another hotly contested tie, Naivasha-based side Finlays had to clinch their tie against Nairobi Stima on post match penalties, winning 5-4. Ulinzi Stars’ reserves, the Ulinzi Warriors were also made to sweat at home before beating Inter City 3-2 on post match penalties.

Nakuru based St. Joseph progressed to the second round as well with a thin 1-0 win over Zoo Kericho at the Green Stadium. University of Nairobi ‘Wazito’ also ensured they progressed to Stage 2 with a 1-0 win over Division One side Utawala.

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