Nzoia Sugar officially relegated to National Super League

Bungoma-based FKF Premier League side Nzoia Sugar FC has been relegated to the second tier after a 0-0 draw against Nairobi City Stars on Sunday at the Mumias Sports Complex.Heading into the game, Nzoia needed a win to postpone their demotion from the top tier after what has been a disastrous campaign for the Bungoma-based side.Both teams had chances in the game but they failed to utilize in the end ending in a barren draw.##NAJAVA_MECA_8109571##A mass walkout before the season started, changes in coaches, and most importantly, a lack of finances have contributed to the team’s struggles and eventual relegation from the top tier this campaign.Even before today’s game, club chairman Yappets Mokua had already commenced preparations for life in the second tier, saying the plan is to play for just one season in the second tier.”If we secure sponsorship worth ten million shillings or more, then I can guarantee that we will be promoted next season. We are knocking on the doors of potential sponsors and hopefully we will strike a deal with one before the start of next season. The plan is to play in the second tier for a single season,” he said.Ksh 10 Million or more enough to get Nzoia Sugar back to FKFPL – MokuaNzoia returned to the top league in 2017 after over a decade in the lower tiers.They topped the NSL in 2016, earning automatic promotion to the top division.Last season they finished in fourth position, but after losing over 20 players to rivals, the current campaign became difficult, and their fate was sealed on Sunday.

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