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Siesta FC, Kilimani seal Sakaja Super Cup semis slot

By Mercy Simiyu November 14th, 2023 2 min read

The sub-county semi-final matches of the inaugural Sakaja Super Cup football tournament will be held on November 16, 2023, with 20 matches on the cards across Nairobi.

In some of the quarter-final results, Siesta FC scraped through with a dramatic 8-7 victory over Kilimani FC on post-match penalties.

The two teams had settled for a one-all draw in regulation time.

In other results of matches played in the same sub-county, Classic FC outclassed Kile Soccer 3-0 as FIFA Best defeated Maranatha 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller, while Escalators FC beat Kabiro Youth 3-0.

In Kibra sub-county, Sitambili put a solitary goal past their opponents Kibera Golden as Kibera Arts beat Shofco Fc with a similar margin.

Makina All-stars defeated InterBase Fc by two goals to nil while in Dagoretti South, Riruta 105 FC produced a three-star performance beating Mutuini Rangers FC 3-0 after a brace from Riruta’s number nine Geoffrey Erambo in the 32nd and 79th minutes and one from winger Ikutwa Ford who found the back of the net in the 73rd minute.

Dagoretti Santos and Home In Home FC settled for a barren draw, forcing the match to penalty kicks which Home in Home triumphed 5-4.

In Embakasi South Sub County, Real Warriors and Kamongo FC played out a goalless draw with the away team winning the penalty shootout 5-4.

In another match played at Vision grounds, Alfan Muthoka was on the scoresheet as Mukuru Combined defeated Reuben United by a solitary goal.

In Embakasi North, it was a tough home-ground rivalry as Dandora United and Dandora Hunters forced a one-all draw heading into spot kicks which the Dandora Hunters carried the day with a 4-3 scoreline.

Their other neighbor Dandora Maono lost by two goals to Kariobangi Sports.

Dandora Fullnesco thumped Kariobangi Stars 3-0 as Kariobangi FC bowed out after a 1-1 draw forced them to penalties won by their rivals Clever FC in a 5-4 scoreline.

Other matches played in Embakasi East saw Levites FC defeat Team Unfit by a solitary goal courtesy of George Mbadi who struck in the 2nd minute of the match.

Embakasi United won 4- 3 against Kin San FC on penalty shootouts while in Kamukunji sub-county, California Friends claimed an away 1-0 victory over Usacli FC courtesy of a lone goal from Beker Mikidaddy.

Pumwani overpowered Eastleigh Youth by two goals to one.

In some selected results from the Mathare sub-county, Muoroto overcame Julias Burger 1-0 while in Embakasi East, Bromley won by a solitary goal over Santos Hotspur with a 90th-minute penalty by Wiliam Omutanyi.

Real Soweto Hope downed Embakasi All Stars by a goal to nil.

Babadogo United beat Mathare Flames by four goals with Nicholas Omondi, Duncan Chakali, and Dennis Omollo all on the score sheet.

At Njiru grounds, Victor’s faith defeated Made in the Streets 2-1 as Mwiki United defeated Kamal FC by one goal.

The tournament has been organised by Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja to unearth and expose grassroots talents.

The tournament organisers have set aside Sh6 million in prize money for the winning teams.

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