Soy United and HOHA FC Battle to Goalless Draw in FKF Division II League Match

KAKAMEGA, Kenya — In a keenly contested FKF Division II League game, Soy United FC and HOHA FC played out a goalless draw at Ivugwi Grounds in Likuyani Sub County, a match that showcased both teams’ defensive strengths and missed opportunities.

According to Kenya News Agency, the visiting team, HOHA FC from Busia County, initiated an aggressive offensive strategy in the first half, putting Soy United’s defense under considerable pressure. Despite this dominance and several attempts at goal, including three off-target shots from striker Mark Ekael, HOHA FC could not capitalize on their chances. A notable save from Soy United’s goalkeeper, Kaunda Neto, against a threatening shot from Oscar Masiga, kept the match level as the first half concluded.

The momentum shifted in the second half as Soy United assumed control, pushing HOHA into a defensive stance. The hosts came agonizingly close to breaking the deadlock, with one shot being expertly deflected by HOHA’s goalkeeper Wilson Wabwire and another attempt striking the crossbar. These moments underscored the match’s intensity and the narrow margins that defined the outcome.

Post-game comments reflected the teams’ acknowledgment of their efforts and areas for improvement. HOHA FC’s head coach, Dennis Bwire, praised his team’s defensive organization, which forced Soy United to rely on less direct attacking routes. On the other side, Soy United’s head coach, Samwel Twago, lamented his team’s lack of clinical finishing, despite creating ample opportunities.

Both teams are looking ahead to their next fixtures with optimism. HOHA FC aims to secure a victory against Webuye Sportiff FC, while Soy United is set to face Muyayi FC, with both coaches expressing confidence in their teams’ abilities to perform and improve in the standings.

As the league progresses, Soy United sits in the second position with 31 points, while HOHA FC holds the sixth spot with 26 points, illustrating the competitive nature of the FKF Division II League and the ongoing battle for supremacy within it.