Tar Tar to face Bishop Njenga as Chapa Dimba Nationals enters semis

Tar Tar to face Bishop Njenga as Chapa Dimba Nationals enters semis

Tar Tar to face Bishop Njenga as Chapa Dimba Nationals enters semis

The National Finals of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Youth Tournament kicked off in Kakamega on Thursday with quarterfinal matches played at the historic Bukhungu Stadium and Kakamega High School Grounds in Kakamega County.

The winners of the quarterfinals pocketed KES 250,000 cash reward each and will now proceed to the semi-finals set for Friday and Saturday. The girls will play their semifinals on Friday while the boys will play on Saturday.

The girls’ quarterfinals saw Tar Tar from Rift edge out Waa Girls from Coast 3-2 as Arch Bishop Njenga from Western had an easy day with a  7-1 win against Beijing Raiders from Nairobi. Plateau Queens from Nyanza also won 7-1 against Ngakaa Talent Academy from Eastern whereas Limuru Starlets from Central got a bye to the semis, as there was no girls’ team from North Eastern.

Tar Tar will face Arch Bishop Njenga as Plateau Queens face Limuru Starlets in the Semis.

In the boys’ quarterfinals, Mukumu Boys from Western were 3-1 winners over against Shimba Hills from Coast as Gor Mahia Youth from Nairobi beat Al Hayat from North Eastern 4-0.

Kapenguria Heroes from West pokot also booked a space in the semis after a 4-1 win against Mwingi Junior from Eastern.

Ombek Red Devils scored needed post match penalties to dismiss Euronuts from Central after the two teams played to a 3 all draw in regulation time.

Mukumu Boys will face Gor Mahia Youth FC as Kapenguria Heroes prepare to face Ombek Red Devils in the semis set for Saturday.

Teams that will qualify for finals are set to pocket KES 500,000 each, while the finalists will take home KES 500,000. The overall winners in each category will receive KES 1 Million, as well as a trip to London for a one week training camp.

While in London they will also get a chance to interact with the tournament’s Brand Ambassador Victor Wanyama, who turns out for English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

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