Sofapaka duo delighted by Premier League debut

Sofapaka’s recently acquired duo of Robert Kharisa Ponda and Jacob Onyango is elated after making their first ever appearance in the top tier in their match against KCB at Thika over the weekend.The attack-minded players were on the field of play as Robinson Kamura and James Mazembe scored for the opponent with Stephen Okola grabbing the consolation as they went down 2-1.While Onyango featured since the 47th minute after replacing Alex Imbusia, Kharisa managed to play for 30 minutes after coming on for Joe Waithira at the hour mark.Match Update| 45’The second half resumes with a replacement🔃 Substitution🔛 Odhiambo↩️ Imbusia🔵 Sofapaka 0 – 0 KCB 🟢#SofapakaVsKCB#FKFPL— FKF Premier League (@Officialfkfpl) October 24, 2021 Speaking of his experience, Onyango expressed his delight at playing at the topmost level in the country, adding that he was hoping that he will get the chance to feature more for Batoto Ba Mungu in the season.”I feel so proud and extremely grateful to have made my Premier League debut against KCB. It was a huge experience at the top level and I am only hopeful for more minutes in future assignments. I am grateful to coach Ken Odhiambo for his trust and opportunity to hand me my first ever top-flight experience,” Onyango said.Match Update| 56’🔃 Substitution🔛 Karisa↩️ Waithira🔵 Sofapaka 0 – 0 KCB 🟢#SofapakaVsKCB#FKFPL— FKF Premier League (@Officialfkfpl) October 24, 2021 On his part, Kharisa was thankful to coach Ken Odhiambo for granting him the chance to make a debut in the top tier, seeing the game as a great motivation for more games to come in future.”I feel so good for playing my first ever game in the top tier. Getting the chance to play on Sunday gave me the motivation and push for future games and I believe I will do better going forward. I am thankful to coach Ken Odhiambo for entrusting me with the chance to play in the top-level for the very first time,” Kharisa said.And it’s Jacob Onyango that gives Kenya the lead against Uganda with a very wonderful goal! Mark this name, one for the future #COPAAfrica2018— Jeff Kinyanjui (@Nyash88) December 13, 2018 The 20-year old Ponda joined Sofapaka from Division One outfit Ruiru Hotstars after an impressive season that saw him score 23 goals in the division while Onyango Division One while the lanky Onyango was roped in from St. Antony’s Boys Kitale.

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