By Goth Mohamed Goth
Federation of Kenya Football Division One side Sindo United played an international friendly match against Somaliland’s Hargeisa Municipality Team on Saturday evening at the Hargeisa stadium.
The Hargeisa Municipality team won the match 3-1 against Kenya Federation Division One side Sindo United.
Fathi Najax (10) of the Hargeisa Municipality team scored the first goal of the match in the opening minutes of the first half of the match.
Kenyatta donning jersey number 55 scored the first goal for the Kenya Federation Division One side Sindo United in the 50th minute of the second match.
Kadir of Hargeisa Municipality soccer team scored the second goal in the 57th minute of the match.
Fathi Najax (10) of Hargeisa Municipality soccer team the third goal in the final minutes of the match.
The friendly match between the Hargeisa Municipality soccer team and Kenyan Sindo United aimed to create awareness of Somaliland’s football; “As an autonomous country that is not recognized by most sporting bodies, our match against Somaliland National Team is aimed at telling the world that the youth in Somaliland deserve a sporting chance and that they have a national team too.”
Sindo earned promotion to Division One which is the third tier in Kenyan football last season after competing in the Homa Bay County League. The Homa Bay-based club are currently 10th in the league with 13 points from nine games, seven points behind Soy United who lead the standings.