Thursday, 28 March 2013

Kenyan Team Takes The Lead In Guinness Football Challenge Tv Show

Francis Ngigi and Kepha Kimani flew the Kenyan flag high last night in the Guinness football Challenge show to become the first Kenyan winners fighting off tough competition from the other teams from Tanzania and Uganda.  

A great combination of the brains and skills, Francis Ngigi and Kepha Kimani put forth an impressive performance to beat their tough opponents from Uganda and Tanzania, after losing to Tanzania last week. The dynamic duo scooped USD 3,000 (sh 258,000).  

In the competition, Kenya was represented by two teams, the red team known as ‘The Hawks’  36 year old Donald Otieno and a football coach in Mombasa  and 22 year old Awdh Mbarak  a student in Mombasa  . The second team from Kenya was  the black team Known as ‘The Blues’  23yrs old Francis Ngigi and 25 yrs old  Kepha Kimani.  

Uganda was represented by Ibra Kawooya, 30, and  Alex Muyobo, 31 as team flex in Green , while Tanzania team in blue was represented by Simon Chimbo, 21, and Emmanuel Temu, 20.   Francis Ngigi a businessman was taking on the brains challenge while Kepha Kimani a Games Coordinator and practiced sportsman was taking on the skills challenge.  

Speaking after the show, the two newly crowned Guinness Champions were all jovial having managed to sail through to the finals. “We are extremely happy to have come this far and to have emerged winners, it’s a crowning moment for us and we are grand that our hard work has paid off” said Kepha, the brain of the team.  

The two will have the opportunity to ‘Play for their Country’ in the Pan-African phase of the show to be aired later next month where they will meet teams from Cameroon and Ghana.