Coastal sides SS Assad and Bandari FC both booked places in the semifinals of the 2019 SportPesa Shield.
This is following wins over Congo Boys and Western Stima respectively in the quarter-finals played on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Mbaraki Sports Club.
Abdalla Mdeka netted a brace for SS Assad in the 25th and 55th minute to set them on course for an important win. Edwin George pulled one back for Congo Boys from the spot in the 87th minute but it turned out to be a mere consolation, the match ending 2-1.
Bandari, meanwhile, brushed aside fellow top tier side Western Stima on a 4-1 scoreline.
William Wadri, Shaban Kenga, Abdalla Hassan and Wycliffe Ochomo were on target for the Dockers, with Henry Onyango netting Stima’s consolation.
Two more quarterfinal matches have been slated for Sunday at the Machakos Stadium.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
- SS Assad 2-1 Congo Boys (Mbaraki Sports Ground)
- Bandari 4-1 Western Stima (Mbaraki Sports Club)
Sunday, April 21, 2019
- KCB vs Bidco United (Machakos Stadium, 2 pm)
- Kariobangi Sharks vs Bungoma Superstars (Machakos Stadium, 4.15 pm)