Women football like in many African countries is a new but exciting “in thing” in Kenya and it is spreading like wild fires across the country.
The nation’s attention was aroused two years back when Kenya’s women’s senior team, Harambee Starlets, defied all odds to qualify for the Africa Women Cup of Nations for the very first.
Regionally, the ladies have also been doing well, finishing runners-up in the 2016 Cecafa Women’s Championship in Uganda.
This year’s edition of the tournament in Rwanda was nonetheless relatively low key for the Starlets for other reasons but not lack of talents.
The on field exploits have earned them faithful fans and admirers alike.
The team is by far the Kenya’s most promising senior national football outfit currently especially in this era where their male counterparts have been dishing out heartaches game after game.
To maintain the standards, the local football body, Football Kenya Federation (FKF), revived the Women Premier League and has been generally supportive of women football.
To show some love for our beautiful football queens, Kahawa Tungu presents to you a few who leaves tongues wagging when they put on their boots.
She’s an offensive player at Kisumu Allstarlets FC in the KWPL. She is not just an ordinary diva but a talent. She loves fashion, swimming and traveling. Make a date to watch Kisumu Allstarlets in action.
This is Essie Akida. Harambee Starlets and Thika Queens forward. She’s from Coast. Sleek. Elegant and smart. Join her at a stadium near you.
Here’s Cate Nabwire. A fullback at Kisumu Allstarlets. She’s chocolate. Slender. Talented and calm.
Meet the beautiful Seda. A Vihiga Queens player. Outgoing. Likes smiling. A shot stopper and a commanding keeper. She’s the reason why Vihiga Queens are joint top leaders in the KWPL. Call her Seda.
Here’s Lellah Gaucho. A Kayole Starlets forward. Part time model. Fashionista. Beautician. Not your ordinary magazine cover photo girl. Elegant. Smart. Lovely and sexy. Next time Kayole Starlets are playing in a venue near you, support the team.
Meet Shikaya Shiks. A Makolanders player. Elegant. Look mistress. Outgoing. Down-to-earth and sexy. MKU student. You want to grace their matches in the KWPL.
Direct from the land of Champions. I present Lynne Mutheo. Eldoret Falcons left back. Funny. Lively. Innocent. She’s a high school teacher by profession. She teaches at Moi Nangili Girls High School. You need some classes? Attend Eldoret Falcons matches in the KWPL.
Here’s Winnie Adhiambo. A Central Defender at Eldoret Falcons. Silent. Bully. Aggressive and shy. She’s a student at Eldoret Poly.
Still in Eldoret. Meet Ascar Metto, a Kalenjin Queen from Eldoret. She’s a striker blessed with speed. Give her some space around the 18 yard area and the goalkeeper is in trouble. She uses both feet. She’s soft spoken.
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