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FKF Cup: Bungoma Stars shock Talanta, Police, Sofapaka qualify for round 16

Sunday, February 25th, 2024 09:11 | By
Bandari vs Bungoma Stars in FKF Cup action. PHOTO/Bandari FC/Facebook
Bandari vs Bungoma Stars in FKF Cup action. PHOTO/Bandari FC/Facebook

Bungoma Stars continued their remarkable underdog journey, advancing to the FKF Cup round of 16 with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over FC Talanta at the Police Sacco Stadium on Saturday, February 24, 2024.

The decisive goal came in the 38th minute courtesy of Meshack Makokha, securing Bungoma Stars' triumph over the FKF Premier League side FC Talanta.

SS Assad in FKF Cup

Meanwhile, an intense battle unfolded at Kenyenya grounds, where SS Assad emerged victorious in a thrilling contest.

Kenya Police players celebrate after goal in FKF Cup. PHOTO/Kenya Police/Facebook
Kenya Police players celebrate after goal in FKF Cup. PHOTO/Kenya Police/Facebook

Hamisi Nyere broke the deadlock for SS Assad in the 70th minute, but Dominic Orweya quickly equalized for Bomachoge Borabu just four minutes later.

However, SS Assad regained the lead in the 79th minute through Hamidi Abdalla, and an own goal by Bomachoge Borabu's Augustine Nyabuto in the final minutes sealed a 3-1 victory for SS Assad.

In addition to Bungoma Stars and SS Assad, Compel, Sofapaka, and Kenya Police also secured their places in the FKF Cup Round of 16 with impressive performances.

FKF Cup fixtures

Moving on to Sunday, a total of 11 matches are scheduled, starting from 12:00 p.m. There have been some changes in the fixtures, with Bumbani Stars versus Tusker now being played at Ukunda Showgrounds at noon.

Kakamega Homeboyz players celebrate a goal at Kasarani. PHOTO/Kakamega Homeboyz/Facebook.
Kakamega Homeboyz players celebrate a goal in FKF Cup at Kasarani. PHOTO/Kakamega Homeboyz/Facebook.

This sets up a doubleheader, with Denmak versus Gor Mahia taking place at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday at the same venue.

Another doubleheader is lined up at Police Sacco Stadium, where Zetech Titans will face Mara Sugar at 12:00 p.m., followed by AFC Leopards taking on PAC University in the late kick-off match.

Round of 32 Results

  1. Kenya Police vs Posta Rangers
  2. FC Talanta 0-1 Bungoma Stars
  3. Silibwet (3) 2-2 (5) Sofapaka
  4. Compel 2-0 Kajiado
  5. Bomachoge Borabu 1-3 SS Assad

Sunday, February 25, 2024

  1. PAC University vs AFC Leopards  (Police Sacco Stadium, 3:15 p.m)
  2. Zetech Titans vs Mara Sugar (Police Sacco Stadium, 12 noon)
  3. Karatina Homeboyz vs Bidco United (Karatina Stadium, 3:00 p.m)
  4. MOFA vs KCB  (MOFA Complex, 1 p.m) 
  5. Solian City vs Kakamega Homeboyz (Solian Girls High School, El Dama Ravine, 1:00 p.m)
  6. Bumbani Stars vs Tusker  (Ukunda Showground, 12 noon)
  7. Shalimar vs Shabana (Longonot Horticulture Grounds, 3:00p.m)
  8. Al Azizia vs Mombasa Stars (Kinoru Stadium, 3:00 p.m)
  9. Denmark vs Gor Mahia (Ukunda Showground, 3:15 p.m)
  10. Harvest of Hope Africa vs Ulinzi Stars (Mumias Sports Complex, 1:00 pm)
  11. Nyamira Super Eagles vs Kariobangi Sharks (Cardinal Otunga High School, 1:00 pm)

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