Gor kicks off SportPesa Super Cup with JKU, Leopards face Singida

Gor kicks off SportPesa Super Cup with JKU, Leopards face Singida

Gor Mahia will begin their title defense against Zanzibar's Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU), as AFC Leopards pick the title charge beginning with Singida United in knockout matches that will kick off on Sunday at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru

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The SportPesa Super Cup is back. The eight-team tournament which was scheduled to be played at Moi International Sports Center (MISC), Kasarani, will kick off in Afraha Stadium, Nakuru after the former was closed down for one more month.

The Kenya Premier League Champions who are also the SportPesa Super cup defending champions, Gor Mahia, will start off their title defence against Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) from Zanzibar on Sunday, while their close rivals and silver medallists AFC Leopards will begin the Cup title charge against Singida United, in a match that is scheduled for Tuesday Next week.

Tanzanian Premier League champions Young Africans will also participate in the SportPesa Super Cup and are scheduled to begin their title challenge against Kenya's first-timers Kakamega Homeboyz at Afraha, just before Gor face JKU.

Kariobangi Sharks who are also newcomers will kick off their campaign against Simba Sports Club on Monday.

As the tournament knockout kicks off, every participant knows that the stakes are high, with the winner carrying home KES 3 million, a trophy, and an opportunity to travel to Englan to meet the English Premier League side Everton in a friendly match at the Goodison Park Stadium.

Tournament Schedule

Day and Date           

Hosts

Time

Visitors

Venue

Sunday, June 3

Homeboyz

13:00

Young Africans

Afraha

Monday, June 4

Gor Mahia

15:15

JKU

Afraha

Monday, June 4

Sharks

15:00

Simba SC

Afraha

Tuesday, June 5

Leopards

15:00

Singida United

Afraha

Thursday, June 6

Rest

Friday, June 7

Semi-Finals

Afraha

Sunday, June 10

Play-Offs (12:00)

Afraha

Sunday, June 10

Finals (15:00)

Afraha

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