Shield: SoNy Sugar blames lassitude for ouster

SoNy Sugar assistant coach Collins Korea Omondi has blamed fatigue for his side's ouster from the Shield Tournament after going down 0-2 to Kariobangi Sharks in a semi final match played at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on Sunday 24 September.

Former SoNy Sugar man Masoud Juma returned to haunt his former club scoring twice as they eliminated Salim Babu's charges to qualify for the final for the first time ever. Sharks will play AFC Leopards in final on 20th October; Ingwe registered a hard-fought 1-0 win over Vihiga United on Sunday 24 at Afraha Stadium.

In his post match interview, Korea lamented against fixtures congestion that has seen the Awendo based side play four matches in the last four weeks. He says his players were visibly fatigued leading to the lose to William Muluya coached Sharks.


-I have to congratulate Muluya (Sharks coach) and the team for the victory. We have played around 7 matches this month and the players are evidently fatigued. We are always on the road and it becomes hard at times for the players. We also did not convert the chances we created today and that was costly as Sharks made use of theirs, he said.

SoNy will now shift focus back to KPL where they currently sit 11th.