The Star (Nairobi)

20 December 2012

Kenya: Boca Battle Warriors in Ekirapa Tie

TESO District League champions Malaba Boca Juniors start their quest for another diadem today when they meet Warriors in the Abeneneko Ekirapa football tournament at Malaba Primary School ground.

Fresh from winning the CDF Cup, Boca who are under Altaf Bachu as head coach, are front runners in the event sponsored by Teso North parliamentary aspirant, Albert Ekirapa in honour of his late father.

Bachu said they are also on cause to clinching the Amos Wako tournament title which is featuring teams from the seven constituencies of Busia County. The Malaba side has already qualified for the quarterfinals.In the on-going Obama Cup in Nambale, Boca have won their two opening matches. They beat Busia Border Lines 1-0 before beating Nasira by a similar margin.

Bachu said they have good talented players and appealed to the new AFC Leopards assistant coach Tom Olaba to take advantage of the talent that abounds in Teso to recruit good players for "Ingwe".In another match involving teams from Amagoro Division, Kiriko will take on Amagoro at Malaba Stadium in the tournament that has been divided into two pools.Pool "A" includes Kiriko, Amagoro, Ikapolok and Okuleu while Pool "B" encompasses Kamuriai, Kamolo, Warriors and Boca.

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