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Plateau Queens Lift Safaricom Chapa Dimba Girls Title


Apr 14, 2024

Nyanza Region’s representatives Plateau Queens are the winners of the 2024 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom title.

Plateau Queens were on the rampage thrashing Central Region’s Barcelona Ladies SC by a massive 4-0 thumping in the girls’ national final played at the Jomo Kenyatta (Mamboleo) Stadium in Kisumu on Sunday, April 14, 2024.

Queens striker Emily Moraa opened the tally after sending the Nyanza side, fondly referred to as “Nyakach Girls” ahead in the 38th minute to a thunderous rupture from the packed with the home side heading into the break with the one-nil lead.

Plateau Queens returned from the break guns blazing in pursuit for victory with Swaum Masungo  finding the net in the 47th minute.

The Nyakach girls continued to pile preassure on Laikipia’s Barcelona Ladies whose defence was caught unawares to see Maureen Atieno score a beautiful back-flip and add a third goal for the seasoned Plateau Queens on the 56th minute.

Masungo sealed the win with two minutes left to injury time after leaving Barcelona keeper Sonia Wambui for dead to slam home into an empty net.

The finals were attended by among others the Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang Nyong’o, Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa and Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa.

Plateau Queens walked away with Ksh. 1 million cash reward, while the runners-up and second runners-up received Ksh. 500,000 and Ksh. 250,000, respectively.

Additionally, each player, winners, runners-up, and second runners-up, will receive Neon Smartphones, the first locally assembled 4G smartphone in Kenya.

Outstanding players, including the Best Goalkeeper, Top Scorer, and Most Valuable Player (boys and girls), will also each get Kshs 50,000.

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