By Steve Sabai
Nominated Member of Parliament Hon. Irene “Renee” Mayaka expressed her confidence in the Kenyan women’s football team, Harambee Starlets, qualifying for the upcoming Women’s World Cup. Hon. Renee shared her thoughts after attending the Kenya versus Angola women’s under 20 match, which Kenya won ahead of the return leg in Angola next weekend.
Congratulating the team on their victory, Hon Renee commended the girls and wished them the best for the return leg. She emphasized that Kenyan women’s football has a promising future and envisioned their participation in the World Cup finals, be it in the under 20, under 23, or senior women’s category. The MP from Nyamira praised the well-planned preparations and steady improvement of the team.
Hon. Renee, previously a dedicated fan and supporter of both Gor Mahia FC and Shabana, has now shifted her full allegiance to the newly promoted Football Kenya Federation premier league side, Shabana FC. Alongside other Women MPs, she showed her support for the Women’s under 20 national team, known as “the rising starlets,” highlighting their ability to bring joy to Kenyans. She also made a personal donation to the team, demonstrating her commitment to their success.
As a passionate football enthusiast, Hon. Renee expressed her excitement about the game and extended her congratulations to Harambee Starlets. She urged everyone to rally behind the team and support their journey towards the World Cup dream. With their unwavering support and the collective efforts of the nation, Team Kenya aims to make its mark on the global stage.