Trustees Hockey Club win 2nd FILMLINE NHA HOCKEY HEROES TOURNAMENT.
Trustees men’s hockey club, yesterday, won the second edition of the Heroes Memorial Tournament which begun on Thursday, December 15 to Sunday, December 18, 2016 at City Park Stadium, Nairobi. The team beat SIKH UNION NAIROBI, 2-0 to annex the trophy. They were also provided with medals and Sh50,000
The four-day competition attracted 12 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams. Trustees were the only foreign club (Ghana) in the competition.
Pool A – Trustees Ghana,Impala, Wazalendo Academy
Pool B – Sikh Union, Thika Rovers, Wazalendo Youth
Pool C- KCA-U, Parkroad Badgers, Veterans
Pool D- Wazalendo, Karate Axiom. Development
In the ladies division, ORANGE TELKOM HOCKEY CLUB were Winners and SLIDERS HOCKEY CLUB emmerged Runner ups.
In Nairobi, Ghanian Goalkeeper Coach, Joseph Abadoo, also took time to train with the development Goalkeeper.
Trustees Hockey Club set off their journey with 18 players and 3 officials.
They started with an exhibition match of which they won USIU hockey club 6-2. They went on to play their first competitive game of the tournament wining Impala Hockey Club 2-0. They also beat Wazalendo Academy 4 goals to nil in their second game which qualified the team to the quarter finals where they were once again victorious for the third time. They beat Thica Rovers 8-1 which sailed the team through to the semi-finals.
Trustees were engaged in a much competitive game against their semi-finals contenders, Karate Hockey Club, but Johny Yaw Botsoi scored 3 splendid goals to keep his team’s hope of wining the title.
Trustees made their presence count in the final game as Nene and Akpene
gave Sikh Union Nairobi something to think about. They won the tournament with an unbeaten record scoring every team from the group stage to the finals.
This is deemed to be the first trophy for Trustees Hockey Club outside Ghana.