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Battle of the titans as stage is set for Sakaja Super Cup Semi Final clashes


Dec 9, 2023

Kibagare Slums’Benson Musieka (L) contests for the ball with Felius Shioso of Classic fc during a past sakaja sup cup clash at Kikhumbuini grounds.

Kawasaki FC, buoyed by their 5-0 quarter final victory over KYSA, will have an encounter to overcome as they come face to face with Classic FC tomorrow Sunday 10th December in at 2:00 PM in the Sakaja Super Cup Semi final match set to be played at Goan Institute grounds in Pangani.

Ruaraka’s Lucky Summer Sports will face off with a tactical  Victor’s Faith FC in a 10:00 AM kick off as fans favourite Creative Hands FC go head to head with Githurai All-Stars at 4:00 pm in the last match of the day.

After crushing B13 in the quarterfinals, Kibagare Slums from Westlands will now walk into their semi final match hopeful of a win as they face off with Asec Huruma at 12:00 noon.

Asec Huruma will face their Sunday clash under fatigue, having to play for two consecutive days after their abandoned match against Leeds United was replayed on Saturday at Nairobi West Prison Grounds ahead of the Sunday Semi final clash with a high scoring Kibagare.

Asec Huruma upstaged Leeds United piping them 2-0 to finally book their slot in the semi finals and will be hoping to shake off their fatigue facing their next competition against the slum boys.

In the ladies competition semi finals for Nairobi West set to be played at Toi Primary Gounds,

Royal Queens will have a date with Slumscorers in an 11:00AM kick off tomorrow Sunday 10th December before Kibagare Girls face off with Dagoretti Mix School  in a match that is scheduled to be played at 1:00PM.

The finals of the Sakaja Super Cup Football Tournament are scheduled to played at Nyayo Stadium on Saturday 16th December, 2023.

Sakaja Super Cup Tournament Director Hon. Osman Khalif has called on fans across Nairobi and its environs to turn up in large numbers and support the teams regardless of whether their teams have been bundled out saying that this being the biggest tournament was testament that sports is a unifying factor for the people of Nairobi.

The tournament will have a special award category of the best fan base in a move that is aimed at promoting unity and shun acts of hooliganism.

Osman said the organisers of the tournament have already identified  teams who have the best fans in terms of their support to their teams as well as discipline and passion and they are in the process of whiting them down to the final tree who will walk away with money prizes.

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja promised that the best fan base would walk away with prize money with teams with the most decorated and organised fan bases getting 300,000 shillings for the winners, 200,000 for the second placed and 100,000 shillings for the third placed fan bases.

The Sakaja Super Cup kicked off with action bringing light to Nairobi grounds as teams battle it out for their chance to advance in group stages.

Winners of the tournament sponsored by the Sakaja Foundation in partnership with the Nairobi City County government and Football Kenya Federation will win a Ksh 3 Million top prize as the runners up pocket 2 Million shillings. Third place finishers will win Ksh One million. Other weekend results will follow as teams sledge it out for the ultimate prize.


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