Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom will return to Western Kenya on the weekend of 4th and 5th October 2017 for inter-sub branch matches for the boys and second-round matches for the girls.
14 boys teams qualified for the inter sub-branch level after the second round matches played the weekend of 21 – 22; Kima, Chavakali High School, Busia Wolves, Bulemia, Mukumu, Emulakha, Emanani Muslim, Kapswokony, Chelebei Boys, ACK Sirende, Ongarian FC, Blue Saints, 11 Stars and MSA will now battle for the last four positions to proceed to the regional stage.
23 girls team proceeded to the second round and will this coming weekend fight to get into the inter-sub-branch level. Kibuk School, Kongit School, Chelebei School, Namatala Girls Soccer Academy, Shinyalu Youth Center, Kodema, Kikapel, Lusengeli Galaxy, Khwiliba Ladies, Vihiga Starlets, Kanzu Starlets, Lambami Friends School, Mabuye, Classic Ladies, Bishop Njenga, Kivaywa Queens, Nangili Ladies, Kingandole, Bwamani, Weco Starlets, The Lioness, Ibinda and Itete all emerged victors.
Last weekend (28-29) the matches were postponed due to the political climate especially in Western Kenya.
U17 National team
The National U17 team selectors have also been using the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom platform to scout for players and the progress has been impressive according to Tournament Coordinator, Patrick Korir.
“The players taking part in the tournament are in the right age and we have seen a lot of promising talent so far. I’m glad the National team selectors have identified several players to be included in the U17 team to play an international tournament in December.” Korir said.