Wanyamas in Pajamas FC on Saturday, 8th October, won the inaugural #KOT5Aside at the LigiNdogo grounds in Nairobi.
Wanyamas in Pajamas FC thrashed OdiWazee 4–0 in the final to lift the trophy and won the tournament prize money of Ksh100,000.
The runners up, OdiWazee, was awarded Ksh60,000 while the third team got Ksh30,000. This tournament was sponsored by one of Kenya’s leading betting firm Odibets.
KOT5Aside tournament brings together Kenyans on Twitter for a game of football. This comes months after No Name FC won the 10th edition of the KOT-5-Aside tournament. No Name FC were awarded a similar prize money of Ksh100,000.
Through their Odimtaani initiative, Odibets has been sponsoring talent at the grassroots level. Odibets under their Odimtaani kitting programme has kitted more than 10,000 teams with football jerseys in the country in a bid to nurture untapped talent in the field of soccer.