A friendly football tournament sponsored by the Royal Media Services was held on Saturday 6th November 2010 at the Kenya Forest Service Headquarters Grounds from 10 am to 5pm promptly. Teams from the Royal Media Services, Synnovate (steadman) group and Kenya Forest Service took part in the event.
After a brief welcoming speech by the RMS Catherine Kasavulli and some serious and explosive entertainment from the Hot 96 FM Dee Jay unit on site ,ladies teams from Synnovate and RMS battled it out in a thrilling first match cum curtain raiser of the day which ended 3;2 in favour of the synnovate team.
The RMS men’s side took to the field immediately thereafter to battle it out with a youthful looking Synnovate team. True to form, Synnovate took the lead in the 12th minute. They controlled the proceedings very well but just before halftime RMS almost leveled it through their deadly towering striker Mike Okinyi who was put through but shot wide. The Citizen TV Senior sports reporter was at it again only to see his feeble shot attempt taken care of by the Synnovate’s keeper. However RMS managed a late consolation goal as they lost the match 3-1.
After the match the master of ceremony Catherine Kasavuli welcomed all teams and to the catering tent for some refreshments and more entertainment.
The match of the day was between our very own KFS team against a strong combined team comprising of Both RMS and Synnovate. Our boys dominated from the whistle as captain and midfield maestro Larrisson Latome put through fast footed Silas Musambai in the 9th minute to put the home team ahead and stern the visitors combined team.KFS was at it again in the 23rd and 29th minute as overlapping right full back Harron Simwa and captain Larrison Latome finding the net to put the icing on the cake. The match ended 3-0.
The event ended with short appreciation speeches from the sponsors promising to make the event more bigger and better next time. it was truly a fantastic fun day out!..and as the day proceeded the super Hot 96FM Dee Jays continued doing their thing as the crowds left happy with new friends and at will.
Report by Finlay Mocheche