FKF SportPesa Shield: Sofapaka, Tusker through to quarters

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Sofapaka vs Western Stima
Sofapaka's midfielder Micho Justin in action during their FKF SportPesa Shield match against Western Stima at the Narok Stadium

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

Also through to the quarters is Ulinzi Stars, who edged out Vihiga United 2-1 at the Mumias Sports Complex courtesy of a goal apiece by Elvis Nandwa and Oscar Wamalwa. Dennis Wafula scored the hosts’ consolation.

Tusker

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

Tusker
Action in Tusker FC’s FKF SportPesa Shield match against Bungoma Super Stars at the Narok Stadium

Sofapaka, meanwhile, brushed aside NSL bigwigs Western Stima in the other match played at the same venue. An own goal by Junior Mukisa, coupled with a goal apiece by Brian Magonya, Elli Asieche and Stephen Waruru were enough to see the KPL side book Tusker in the quarterfinals.

Wednesday Fixtures

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

Defending champions AFC Leopards will 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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Saturday Results

  1. Modern Coast Rangers 1-3 Kariobangi Sharks (Mbaraki Sports Club)
  2. Friend Zone 0-2 Riverplate (Narok Stadium) LIVE on Y 254
  3. Kenya Police 0(4)-0(3) Leysa (Narok Stadium) LIVE on Y 254

Sunday Results

  1. Vihiga United 1-2 Ulinzi Stars (Mumias Complex, 3 pm)
  2. Tusker 1-0 Bungoma Superstars (Narok Stadium, 1 pm) LIVE on Y 254
  3. Sofapaka 4-1 Western Stima (Narok Stadium, 3.15 pm) LIVE on Y 254

Wednesday Fixtures

  1. AFC Leopards vs Mwatate United (Kasarani Stadium, 2 pm) LIVE on Y 254
  2. Posta Rangers vs Gor Mahia (Kasarani Stadium, 4 pm) LIVE on Y 254

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