Thika United is the latest side to withdraw from the GoTV Shield which kicks off this weekend across the country.
They were scheduled to travel to Mombasa and play against Fkf Division Two side Young Divers from Kilifi at KPA Mbaraki Sports Club on Saturday June 24th 2017.
A club official of Young Divers revealed they had received communication from the federation that match had been cancelled after Thika United confirmed the withdrawal.
‘As per the GoTV Round 64 fixture we were set to host Thika United but the latest information we have received is that the visitors are not traveling to honour the match. We now focus our attention to the second round after getting got a bye’ said a Young Divers club official.
Following the development Young Divers await to play against the winners of Sunday’s clash at Kipchoge Keino between Eldoret Youth and Nakuru All Stars in the second round.
Besides Thika United, other clubs that have pulled out of the tournament are Kenya Police from Nairobi and Nyakach United from Kisumu.
Kenya Police were scheduled to play Mwatate United at Wundanyi stadium while Nyakach United were to host National Super League side GFE 105 FC at Chemelil Sugar stadium.