On 27th October 2018, the “fittest” Mombasa women converged at the Uwanja wa Mbuzi Grounds in Nyali for the 4th Annual Gertrude Hospital’s Breast Cancer Awareness #BootBreastCancer Women’s Soccer Tournament.

The tournament was officially opened by Hon. Munywoki Kyalo, the Mombasa County Minister for Youth, Gender, Sports and Cultural Affairs. The tournament was an opportunity for the men, women and children in attendance to learn about Breast Cancer. There was a free Breast Cancer Screening Camp at the site which also offered advise on weight, blood pressure, diabetes and BMI.

Among the exhibitors was Mpower member Frida Kavwele with her team of Forever Living Health consultants. Forever Living Products are known for their quality and tremendous benefit for anyone wishing to live healthy. As we learnt, a healthy lifestyle reduces your chances of developing cancer.

The tournament attracted a total of 9 amateur teams among them, the beautiful Soccer Divas Club of Mombasa, the majestic lionesses KCB Ladies, the cute WASA Ladies, the pretty Technical Universtiy of Mombasa (TUM) Ladies, the hot Red Cross Ladies, the gorgeous Oshwal Ladies, the elegant Swahili Pot Ladies and of course the indomitable Mpower Ladies.

The youthful Shanzu Swansea Ladies Soccer Team emerged the winners at the event. With Soccer Divas taking 2nd Position and the KCB Ladies at 3rd position.


The Mpower team was crowned the most “coveted” trophy of the tournament – the Fair Play Award. No doubt this was in recognition of the spirit of the amazing ladies in the team that curved their niche by energetically cheering for each team in attendance, without fail, without bias and generally making a merry great ruckus at the event.

All in all, it was a wonderful experience to have fun with the fantastic group of women that showed up on the day. There were many laughs and high fives, and new friends made. We gave ourselves and others on the pitch so much joy. It didn’t matter that we sometimes ran away from the ball when the prolific striker Cameron Sedela shot the #MDG Ball at 300km/h our way. It was all worth it to be part of the day to witness the 12 year (youngest player) Gloria Mariwa of Soccer Divas  charge towards the goal with skill and zeal.

All this could not have been possible without your attendance and support.


To the awesome team #WonderWomen, namely:

  1. Eva Odongo
  2. Gladys Mutisya
  3. Carolyne Okoth
  4. Marion
  5. Mwaka
  6. Jessy
  7. Catherine Nzioka
  8. Hellen Ng’ang’a
  9. Wacu Kihara
  10. Susan Adala
  11. Annie Kimwele
  12. Priya Chana
  13. Janet Katisya

Thank you for your time and resources. You were a great help and we wish you many successful fitness goals!


Special thanks go to the organizers and their sponsors including:

To the Mpower Partners, thank you for your contribution, partnership and assistance. We are proud to be associated with a brand that cares about creating positive impact in the society. Kudos!

  • Lawquery Limited: A Legal Research and consultancy company. Contact them to organize a workshop on legal aspects of your business. They equip you with the knowledge and skills to avoid legal conflict, so that you can focus on your core business.Facebook: @lawquerykenya


    Mats Massive Marketing:

    Reliable, high-quality, and cost-effective consulting services for your needs. Their services include business development, market development, market intelligence, industrial sectors analysis, and channel development on a global scale, as well as sales assistance for global companies in the Kenyan market. Contact them today to order your end of year gift hampers, t-shirts, diaries, calendars and such.

    Facebook: @MatsMassive


  • Khangadelic:a fashion-forward, local clothing organization that creates contemporary Kenyan wear. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Mombasa, producing quality Khanga clothing items and fashion accessories such as Hats, Bags, Polo Shirts, and Infinity Scarves among others for all.

Facebook : Khangadelic

Instagram: @khangadelic_ke

Not to forget our able Team Coach and Professional Fitness Trainer Gladys Mutisya and the Expert Goalie, Mariam Mpaata you girls rock!

The beautiful and powerful Mpower Team Tshirts were on sale at Ksh.1,000/- Ksh.500 from each tshirt sale goes towards our Joint CSR Activity – to purchase Pain Medication for the Coast Hospice. Please get in touch with us on 0790408849 to learn how you can be a part of it. This cause will close on 30th November 2018.

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