Sofapaka to face Kariobangi Sharks in FKF Shield Cup final

Written By: Muraya Kamunde
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Holders AFC Leopards were bundled out of the FKF Shield after losing 1-0 to Sofapaka in a semifinal match played at Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.

Ellie Asieche scored the lone goal for Sofapaka in the second half to keep alive Sofapaka’s hopes of clinching their 4th Shield Cup and a first one since 2014.

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Following the win Sofapaka will square it with Kariobangi Sharks who dumped Ulinzi Stars in a 5 goal thriller.

Kariobangi Sharks won 4-1 with goals from Duke Abuya, Shapahan Oyugi, Harrison Mwendwa and Eric Kapaito ensuring that they booked their final place as Ulinzi were made to lick their wounds with the sole goal from Cliff Kasuti proving too little to rescue the military side.

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The final is scheduled for October 20th where the winners will walk away with 2 Million shillings and earn a place at next year’s CAF Confederations Cup Championship.

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