Chapa Dimba: Nairobi edition set to kick off this weekend

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FKF Deputy President Doris Petra presents a dummy cheque to North Eastern Zone winners Al-Hayat after their 9-8 win on penalties over Ifpro at the Garissa University Grounds

The Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Youth Tournament heads to Nairobi this weekend, with the first round of matches set to kick off on Saturday, January 13, 2017.

Nairobi East Zone will feature 96 teams;  83 boys and 13 girls teams. Nairobi West, in the meantime, is set to play host to 63 boys teams and 12 girls teams.

A total of 96 matches have been scheduled to be played across 14 venues for boys in Nairobi East and a further 23 matches on Sunday for the Girls category at three venues.

Nairobi West Will host 66 matches spread across 14 venues in the boys category on 13th and 14th January 2018.

The winner will get a chance to represent the larger Nairobi Zone in the National finals set to be held in the capital later this year.

Also Read: Al-Hayat crowned North Eastern Champions

The overall winner will pocket Sh1 Million, alongside a fully paid trip to London where they will meet and train with Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Brand Ambassador, Victor Wanyama at Tottenham Hotspurs.

About Chapa Dimba

Safaricom has invested Sh100 million towards the program which includes Sh10m worth of prizes as well as funds for renovation of select community pitches through a legacy programme