FKF Shield: Tusker, Sofapaka Through to the Last Eight

Kenya Premier League sides Tusker and Sofapaka FC are through to the quarterfinals of the FKF Shield tournament following wins over Bungoma Super Stars and Western Stima respectively on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the Narok Stadium.

They join Ulinzi Stars, who edged out Vihiga United 2-1 at the Mumias Sports Complex.

In Narok, a 73rd-minute goal by Peter Nzuki was all Tusker needed to go past a stubborn Bungoma Super Stars in the first match of the Sunday doubleheader.

Sofapaka, meanwhile, brushed aside National Super League side Western Stima 4-0  in the other match played at the same venue. An own goal by Junior Mukisa, coupled goals from Brian Magonya, Elli Asieche and Stephen Waruru secured Sofapaka’s win.

The remaining round of 16 matches will be played on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the MISC Kasarani to round up action in the round of 16.

Holders AFC Leopards will be seeking to bounce back from their Sunday derby defeat when they face off with Division One side Mwatate United in the first match set to kick off at 2 pm before KPL sides Gor Mahia and Posta Rangers square it out at 4.15 pm. Both matches will be aired LIVE on Y254 TV.

 

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