Tricky FKF Cup fixtures for Gor and AFC

Tricky FKF Cup fixtures for Gor and AFC

Tricky FKF Cup fixtures for Gor and AFC

Gor Mahia's Lavatsa in action against Borabu Chiefs

The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) knockout Cup tournament will enter the last 16 stage in the first week of September (1st and 2nd) as teams battle for a ticket to represent the country in next year’s CAF Confederations Cup. Five Premier League teams have qualified for this stage and only two have been paired together.

After a 5-2 thrashing of Borabu Chiefs on Sunday afternoon, defending Champions Gor Mahia will play their match at homeground City Stadium against Western Stima. This season, Gor has maintained a good record against the power men in the league, drawing the first leg in Nairobi and winning the return 2-1 in Mumias.

Last year’s semifinalists AFC Leopards will play nationwide side Congo United away at Mombasa. AFC Leopards sailed to the last 16 after a comfortable 2-0 win over Mathare United last Saturday.

2010 Champions and last year’s finalists Sofapaka will seek to replicate the form they showed against Ulinzi who they beat 3-0 when they face Mahakama at Nyayo Stadium.

Another KPL side Karuturi Sports will be out to make a good run in the tourney. Michael Nam’s side have been handed Nairobi Stima and will play at their well-manicured Karuturi stadium in Naivasha. 

After getting a bye in the second round, University of Nairobi lads Wazito will play against tax collectors KRA starting at home in the University of Nairobi grounds.

Taqwa from North Eastern and Talanta are yet to play their second round match. A winner in the match up will meet Nationwide side Nzoia United. Kenyan Premier League Champions Tusker FC who beat Keroka 4-0 in their second round match will meet the winner between Muranga and Wamo.

Eight teams will progress to the quarter finals set for 6th and 7th October.

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