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The patron of Machele Foundation Mohamed Soud Machele hands over the winners' trophy to Bayern Munich football club captain Suhail Abdalla after the final match of the inaugural Machele Cup played at Fort Jesus playing ground in Mvita constituency, Mombasa county. The month-long football tournament had attracted 20 teams. The winners beat their arch rivals Port Kilang football club 4-2 and pocketed Sh 30,000 apart from the trophy. The patron of Machele Foundation Mohamed Soud Machele hands over the winners' trophy to Bayern Munich football club captain Suhail Abdalla after the final match of the inaugural Machele Cup played at Fort Jesus playing ground in Mvita constituency, Mombasa county. The month-long football tournament had attracted 20 teams. The winners beat their arch rivals Port Kilang football club 4-2 and pocketed Sh 30,000 apart from the trophy.

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Bayern Munich football club are the winners of the Machele inaugural football tournament.
 
Bayern mauled their arch rivals Port Kilang football club 4-2 to clinch the trophy during the finals played yesterday at the Fort Jesus grounds.
 
Bayern FC opened the score through Tony Obare with a hard shot sending Port Kilang's  goalkeeper Idaris Mohamed the wrong way.
 
Port Kilang however equalized immediately during a melee near the goal post through Salim Ali but the winners took the lead again through team captain Suhail Abdalla.
 
During the breather  Bayern FC were leading 2-1.
 
Port Kilang  had to blame themselves after missing several chances to change the goal tune before the break.
 
Obare came back into the second half to open the lead with 3-1 but Port Kilang narrowed  the gap through Salim Ali to make the score stand at 3-2.
 
Obare scored the winning goal through a penalty which led to a temporary stoppage after Port Kilang players protested but the centre referee Bashehah Mohamed stuck to his ground.
 
Towards the end of the final whistle Port Kilang mounted pressure but the defense marshaled by Hassan Nuzrat and Vitalis Otieno frustrated their efforts of scoring another goal.
   
The winners (Bayern) pocketed Sh 30,000 while the runners-up (Port kilang)  pocketed Sh 20,000. The third position went to hosts Old Town football club which pocketed Sh10,000 .
 
The organizer of the tournament Mohammed Soud Machele who is also the patron of Machele foundation promised to sponsor the tournament every year arguing its a way of keeping the youth off bad influence and habits including drug abuse.          
 
The one month tournament attracted over 20 teams .
 
 
  
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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