Gor, Bandari land ‘easy-looking’ opponents in FKF Cup fixtures


Gor, Bandari land ‘easy-looking’ opponents in FKF Cup fixtures
John Macharia (left) of Gor Mahia FC and Shapan Oyugi of Sharks FC vying for the ball during a FKF-PL tie at Kasarani on January 10, 2021. Sharks won 4-3. PHOTO-COURTESY

In Summary

  • In the draw conducted today at the FKF headquarters, the Andrew Casa Mbungo side will play Division Two side Dimba Patriots in the Round of 32, then take on the winner of Kajiado North - Sigalagala TTI tie - as their next opponent in Rounds of 16.
  • Gor Mahia who defeated Congo Boys FC over the weekend will face CUSCO in Round of 32 and should they qualify, they will meet the winner between Mara Sugar and NYSA in the round of 16.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Cup defending champions Bandari FC to take a ‘light’ opposition if they qualify to the Rounds of 16 in the competition.

In the draw conducted today at the FKF headquarters, the Andrew Casa Mbungo side will play Division Two side Dimba Patriots in the Round of 32, then take on the winner of Kajiado North – Sigalagala TTI tie – as their next opponent in Rounds of 16.

Gor Mahia who defeated Congo Boys FC over the weekend will face CUSCO in Round of 32 and should they qualify, they will meet the winner between Mara Sugar and NYSA in the round of 16.

In other fixtures, the winner between Sofapaka and Ulinzi will tackle Nairobi City Stars or Fortune Sacco in the Rounds of 16.

The Rounds of 16 are scheduled for June 5 and 6 with Rounds of 32 going down on June 1 and 2.

Quarterfinal matches will be played on June 9 and 10 before the semis fixtures take place on June 12 and June 13.

The final duel has tentatively been scheduled for July 4, 2021.

The winner of this Cup competition will bag KSh. 2 Million as well as earn a ticket part in the CAF Confederations Cup.

 

Collated Rounds of 16 Fixtures

Kajiado North / Sigalagala TTI vs Bandari / Dimba Patriots

Equity / Keroka TTI vs Twomok / Vegpro

Sofapaka / Ulinzi vs Fortune Sacco / Nairobi City Stars

Bidco United / Twyford vs Egerton / Administration Police

Marafiki / Tusker vs Malindi Progressive / Luanda Villa

AFC Leopards / Posta Rangers vs Bungoma Super Stars / Nation

Gor Mahia / CUSCCO vs Mara Sugar / NYSA

KCB / Transfoc vs Kariobangi Sharks / Tandaza

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