Media » EALA posts yet another victory….slams Burundi 7-1 in football as Kenya win in volleyball

  • EALA's Hon Julius Wandera Maganda shakes hands with the Burundi Goalkeeper, Hon Ibrahim Uwizeye moments before the game kicked off.  EALA won 7-1
  • EALA's GoalKeeper, Emiliana Tuhoye rises high to block Parliament of Uganda's Goal scorer Hon Sarah Babirye
  • Team Kenya celebrates at the Indoor stadium after winning yesterday's volleyball matches

EALA posts yet another victory….slams Burundi 7-1 in football as Kenya win in volleyball

East African Legislative Assembly, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: 8th December 2017: The bar has been raised high! EALA once again proved too good for their opponents. Little credit goes this time around to the Parliament of Burundi who became the first team were able to find the net for a consolation goal, but not before their goalkeeper returned to retrieve the ball from the back of the net seven times!

Star striker, Ibrahim Jamal proved why he is currently the dime in the Parliamentary games, snatching a brace in the competition.    The game started on slow pace with the Parliament of Burundi making early foray in EALA’s half. However, the striking duo of Hon Denis Karera and Simon Gakinja was ineffective in front of goal.  EALA’s substitute, Emmanuel Diah took the place of midfield dynamo, Wyclif Ketto who was benched today with a slight injury.

Against the run of play, Ahmed Mwapambe beat the defence marshaled by Andre Ndinze, Hon Therance Manirambona and Hon Hon Beded Mbayahaga to draw first blood.’

EALA were up at it again even before Parliament of Burundi could settle. This time, Boniface Ogoti picked a loose ball in the midfield and fed Ibrahim Jamal who tapped past the advancing goalkeeper, Hon Ibrahim Uwizeye.  Other goals were scored by Player/coach Khalfan Kingi, and Hon Julius Wandera Maganda.

In men’s volleyball, Kenya beat Uganda 3-0.  In the first set, Kenya beat 25 against Uganda’s 11 before repeat 25-09 in the next set. In set three, the victors once again beat Uganda 28-26.

The script was the same in women’s volleyball Kenya similarly beat Uganda 3-0 in sets of  (25-12), (25-22) and (25-16).

In netball, the Parliament of Uganda beat EALA 34-23 in an entertaining match.  Uganda’s Hon Sarah Babirye netted 22 goals for the victors.

 

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For more Information, contact:

Mr. Bobi Odiko,

Senior Public Relations Officer;

East African Legislative Assembly;

Tel: +255-27-2508240 Cell: +255 787 870945+254-733-718036;

Email:   bodiko@eachq.org

Web: http://www.eala.org

Arusha, Tanzania

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