Agoro Sare High School were crowned the new Nyanza Region Football Champions after beating Kisumu Day in the finals held at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology on Monday, July 24.
The new champions won by 7 to 6 on penalties to dethrone Kisumu Day after the match ended in a goalless draw.
Following the dramatic turn of events, Agoro Sare will represent Nyanza Region at the national football competitions.
Isaac Okeyo, Agoro Sare’s Principal thanked Kisumu Day for the stiff competition at the regional level and promised to represent Nyanza well at the national level.
However, Kisumu Day appealed after losing to Agoro Sare claiming that one of their players represented Dagoretti High School in the 2022 games.
Agoro Sare Other Sports
Other than football, Agoro Sare is active in athletics, basketball, volleyball, handball, and rugby.
In 2019, Agoro Sare’s basketball team beat Maseno School in the finals to become Nyanza Region Champions.
The basketball team reached the national semifinals while their rugby team won the Nyanza region games and featured in the national championships for the first time.
In academics, the school has recorded impressive results in the KCSE exams.
In 2022, Agoro Sare registered a mean score of 8.935 which is a B (plain).
Out of the 492 candidates who sat for the exams, 470 scored C+ which translated to 95.52% direct entry to university.
Twelve candidates scored grade A (plain) while sixty-nine had A- (minus).
This was a slight improvement on the previous year where the mean grade was 8.8 and a university entry of 88.75%.
In the 2021 KCSE, 426 out of the 480 candidates at Agoro Sare attained the direct university entry grade.
Out of which, 15 scored A (plain), 75 A – (minus) and 90 B +(plus).
In 2019, Agoro Sare’s mean grade was 8.843 while in 2020 the mean grade was 9.326, a pass rate of 88% and 95% respectively.
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Agoro Sare Location
Agoro Sare is located at Oyugis Town in Rachuonyo South Sub- County, Homabay County along Rongo-Kisii Road.
According to information from their website, the school was established in 1963, first president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta donated funds for the construction of three dormitories in the same year.
In 1968, Daniel Moi who was the then Vice President and Minister for Home Affairs officially opened the school.
Currently, the institution has a staff establishment of over eighty-nine teachers, of which sixty-seven are under the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) while twenty-two are Board of Management (BOM) teachers.