Wazalendo fall to Zamalek in Africa Clubs Champs opener

Dan Obongo

Wazalendo forward Dan Obongo (right) battles for the ball with national team player John Kaloti during their friendly match on November 14, 2021 at City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Wazalendo qualified for the annual event after they finished second behind champions Butali Sugar Warrior during the 2019 Kenya Hockey Union Premier League.
  • Butali did not confirm participation due to financial constraints. 
  • The competition will have new winners as Egyptian El Sharkia, who won the titles in both genders in 2019, did not confirm participation.

Kenya’s Wazalendo hockey men’s club were defeated 2-1 by Egyptian side Zamalek Wednesday as the 2021 Africa Cup for Clubs Championship got underway at the Theodosia Okoh stadium in Accra Ghana.

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