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Global Appeal Football Tourney: Young Tigers, Obucuum, Jobless Fc through to the quarter finals

Favorites Malaba Giants were knocked out of the ongoing Global Appeal Football Tournament after losing 3-4 via penalty kicks to Young Tigers following a barren draw in their entertaining round of 16 match played at Busia Stadium.

Young Tigers assured themselves of a place in the quarter finals after scoring all their penalty kicks via Kelvin Mande, Denis Opondo, Charles Oundo and Morgan Wandera.

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Malaba Giants who feature in FKF Division two had James Sampeki, Christopher Ejakait spot kicks saved while Emmanuel Osoro, Peter Watitwa and Steve Simiyu hit the target during the shoot out.

Malaba Giants patron Bishop Abraham Omanyo and team captain said fatique cost them the match after playing three matches in two days including league match away to Luanda Sportiff which they won 2-1.

Another County league side Khwilare qualified for the last eight after upsetting Regional side, Busia Ajax 1-0 with Benjamin Ekesa scoring the lone goal.

Fans favorite Jobless FC from the sprawling Marachi estate joined Western Region side Obucuun Border sailed through to the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Obocuum outshined Mundulusia 2-0 at Busia Polytechnic grounds thanks to goals from Shawal Olulu in 20th minute and Denis Aruna in 59th minute.

The Obucuun from Among’ura in Teso South are leading in their FKF Zone with 58 points from 20 matches.

Kiyoro are second with 39 points from the same number of matches, three points ahead of Enombela in third position.

OPET FC which is also participating in Division Two league secured a place in the last eight after beating Bumala Allstars 1-0 with John Omondi scoring the solitary goal. Earlier, Opet had beaten county league club Kekalet 1-0 at the same venue.

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