County Governor Ottichilo guarantees Vihiga United help after promotion
The Western-based workforce has till November 13 to signal gamers to assist them compete within the top-tier
Vihiga County underneath the management of Governor Wilberforce Ottichilo have expressed their delight after Vihiga United managed to defeat Kisumu All-Stars to get promoted to the Soccer Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League.
Regardless of successful the primary leg 2-1, Kisumu All-Stars couldn’t shield the benefit as they misplaced 2-1 within the return fixture and thus the tie ended at 3-3 after the two-legged affair, prompting the match referee to order for penalties wherein Vihiga triumphed 5-3.
“Right now is a contented day for the County Authorities of Vihiga and the Vihiga County sporting fraternity as a complete following the comeback of Vihiga United FC into the Soccer Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League,” Ottichilo mentioned in an announcement obtained by Objective.
“As a Governor, I want to specific my delight to the workforce for being the primary workforce ever from the Nationwide Tremendous League to earn promotion to the top-tier by way of playoffs.
“Their 5-3 post-match penalty win towards Kisumu All-Stars in right this moment’s second league match at Moi Stadium in Kisumu is a superb efficiency that deserves recognition.”
The Vihiga County administrator has additionally lauded these concerned within the struggle for promotion and went on to vow help for the workforce within the forthcoming marketing campaign.
“Particular gratitude to the administration of the workforce for his or her resilience, gamers for his or her exhausting work on and off the pitch, and to our pricey followers who’ve all the time supported the workforce passionately,” Ottichilo added.
“I want to reiterate my continued help to the workforce particularly within the upcoming 2020/21 FKF Premier League season to allow them to proceed scaling to higher heights.
“With the County Authorities of Vihiga being the official sponsor of the workforce, I’ll be certain that my authorities continues to help it.”
The Western-based facet was relegated within the 2018/19 season and it’s a theme of pleasure for the followers to see their workforce again on the Kenyan top-tier.
Vihiga win means three groups from the Nationwide Tremendous League have been promoted.
Nairobi Metropolis Stars and Bidco United have been the primary ones to be assured of promotion by the advantage of ending within the first and second positions respectively. They took Sony Sugar and Chemelil Sugar locations.
The 2021 season has been scheduled to begin on November 20.
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