Gor Mahia Youth, Kapenguria Heroes book Chapa Dimba na Safaricom final slot

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Gor Mahia Youth players line up for a team photo prior to their semifinal match against Kapenguria Heroes at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega
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Gor Mahia Youth and Kapenguria Heroes are set to face off in the final of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Youth tournament after wins over Mukumu Boys and Ombek Red Devils respectively in the semifinals

Kapenguria Heroes needed post-match penalties to dump Ombek Red Devils out of the tourney. The Rift Valley Champions had come from behind to hold their Nyanza counterparts to a 2-2 draw in regulation time.

Gor Mahia Youth, on the other hand, dispatched Mukumu Boys 3-1 in the first semifinal of the day. Goals by Selassie Otieno, Tony Kegode, and Peter Kamau rendered Leonard Kasembeli’s 49th-minute equalizer a mere consolation.

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The two finalists are in line to pocket ksh 500,000 even before they face off in the final, where the winner is set to take home a ksh 1 Million prize and a chance to spend a week with Kenyan and Tottenham Hotspurs Midfielder Victor Wanyama in the UK.

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The finals have been slated for Sunday, March 25, 2018, at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega.

Rift Valley Champions Tartar Girls will face off with Plateau Queens from Nyanza in the Girls’ final before paving way for the Boys’ final pitting Gor Mahia Youth against Kapenguria Heroes.

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