Changamwe United beat Supa Matuga on penalties to claim Mini League

Changamwe United players' group photo. PHOTO/FILE

Mombasa, KENYA: Mombasa based club Changamwe United were on Monday crowned the FKF fourth tier Division Two Northern Zone champions, after overcoming Supa Matuga from Kwale 8-7 on post-match penalties at the RG Ngala grounds.

The tie had to be decided from the spot after the two sides settled for a barren draw in regulation time with Stephen Maloba being the hero for Changamwe by saving Omar Kunemwa’s penalty.

Richard Ndambuki, Harun Mutisya, Alfred Kitaka, Michael Ochieng, Jeremiah Masila, Douglas Ademba, and Philip Otieno both successful converted for Chanagamwe.

Supa Matuga scored through Hamisi Mwaphalu, Adballa Mdeka, Omar Msada, Steven Nyawa, Omar Mwandaru and Zackaria Mwakisua.

The championship dubbed Mini League featured eight teams drawn from the two Pools of the FKF fourth tier Division Two Northern Zone, with Pool A producing five teams while Pool B had four from the 2016 season.

With the success, Changamwe United have qualified for the third tier FKF division one league starting next season, joining Coast Stima from Mombasa and Malindi based Magarini FC as the only three Coast based clubs in the tier.