Friday, August 12


The structure of BRAZIL FOOTBALL FESTIVAL is a fascinating and sensational mix. It allows an integration of small schools with the elite clubs of Brazilian football and invited teams from abroad.

BRAZIL FOOTBALL FESTIVAL is an international youth football tournament, with its 4th annual event scheduled from July 16 - 23 in the city of Jaú in the State of São Paulo.It involves participating national and foreign teams in the categories U13 through U17. The event has the support of the city's Office.
A recap of the Brazil Tournament that Ligi Ndogo U15 team won to qualify as Kenya representatives to the tournament.

Ligi Ndogo 2 Nature and Sports 0
Chris Ogutu got the better of goalkeeper Levis Osena’s loss of concentration when his superbly carved freekick deflected against Brian Bwire’s head to slither into the net in the 14th minute.He went ahead to strike a neat drive into the back of the net at the 27th minute when Brian Bwire failed to contain his increasing pressure. On the other hand Kennedy Moya's slow drive was cleared at the edge of the area when all was clear for a goal that could have sealed the game for the Nature and sports in the 16th minute. Ball possession may be an art unique to nature and sports but their goal hungry traits were switched off in this encounter.

Sports For Life 3 Lavington United 0
Jamin Luvembe, Charles Onyansi and Jesse Mwendia got the best of the already backtrotting Lavington United side that only showed quality in perseverance character. Charles Onyansi slotted in the penalty at the 5th minute when Jamin Luvembe was brought down inside the area. Mwendia Jesse shook the net in the 19th minute after a neat pass from Duncan Ochieng. Jamine Luvembe then sealed Lavington’s fate in the 36th minute when he headed home an unpredicted cross.

Nature and Sports 3 Lavington United 0
The sun decided to not only shine a gleam of hope to Nature and sports but also to scorch Lavington’s United hopes of ever being at the top three of the 1st Brazil Kenya Football League 2011. Brian Onde,Kennedy Moya and Sadique Ali found put their names once again in the scoresheet when they scored in the 7th minute, 10th minute and the46th minute respectively. At the end of the game, Coach Kennedy Kariuki stood up to a relief. After all he knows how he felt at the semis.

Ligi Ndogo 4 Nature and Sports 2

It was a great moment and Ligi scored their first goal through Chris Ogutu within 3 minutes.
However, the goal was disallowed as an offside violation. Nature and sports took the better part in mid field attacking.Their efforts paid off and they managed to score 2 goals in the first half.
In the 2nd half,Ligi took charge of the game . Julian was fouled and given a free kick which deflected against the defensive wall to give Ligi their first goal. The second goal came from Bakari who's shot caught the keeper napping. After that Chris stepped into the fray scoring two spectacular goals.
All in all, in the matches, Ligi boys had the better part as they were more
skilled in their game approach compared to Nature and sports and other teams.
The Goal keeper,Moses Ndambuki (Ligi) played a crucial role throughout the tournmanent exhibiting exemplary skills in conjuction with the defense who gave their best.
The midfield was great with exerting a lot of pressure which paid at the end of the match