Michael Olunga Academy overcome St Joseph in FKF Division One action
The Michael Olunga Football Academy FC (MOFA) FC laboured to beat St. Joseph FC in a Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Division One Zone B match played on March 20, 2023.
MOFA held on a second-half own goal by St Joseph’s Alfred Momanyi scored in the 67th minute to claim the vital win in an exciting contest played at the Afraha grounds in Nakuru.
Courtesy of this result, MOFA is 10th on the log tied with St Joseph on seven points.
Mofa who have played ten matches, two more than St Joseph, are battling for a top-ten finish in the league as they seek promotion into the National Super League (NSL), the country’s second-tier competition.
MOFA is owned by Michael Olunga, Harambee Stars captain and arguably one of Kenya’s deadliest striker of all time.
The result comes weeks after MOFA sealed partnerships with a number of institutions namely Agare Sare School in Homabay County, St Mary’s School Yala in Siaya County, and Kisumu Day in Kisumu County.
The schools will offer educational scholarships to students attached to the football academy as they hone their skills.
In another match, second-placed Sigalagala beat Transfoc 1-0 to tie on 17 points with league leaders Green commandos from Kakamega.
And bottom-placed Bungoma Superstars’ poor run continued as they saw stars after losing by a solitary goal to visiting Nyota FC.
Nyota scored through Waswa John (in the 14th minute to pile more misery on the Bungoma outfit.
Meanwhile, Rainbow FC lost 2-1 to 3K FC at the MYSA grounds in Nairobi.
Rainbow scored courtesy of Ogam Ryan in added time after 3K had scored two courtesy of Ondabu Vincent in the 38th minute and Mwenda Phineas in the 45th minute. Dandora Youth was held to a goalless draw by Buruburu sports.