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FKF Cup round of 16 pairings

Monday, February 26th, 2024 13:51 | By
High Secondary School football coach Beldine Odemba during the FKF Women Cup round of 32 live draw yesterday at Kenya Institute of Special Education, Nairobi. PHOTO/Rodgers Ndegwa
Coach Beldine Odemba during the FKF Cup round of 32 live draw yesterday at Kenya Institute of Special Education, Nairobi. PHOTO/Rodgers Ndegwa

The pairings for the FKF Cup round of 16 matches have been finalized following the conclusion of the round of 32 matches on Sunday.

Several top sides are set to face off in this stage, with resurgent AFC Leopards scheduled to play against Shabana FC. Tusker FC are set to face Kakamega Homeboyz in a rematch of the 2023 final.

FKF Cup draw

Ulinzi Stars will face off against Kariobangi Sharks, while Bidco United will tackle KCB FC.

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Washington Munene of AFC Leopards (L) clears the ball under pressure from Shummah Moses of Kakamega Homeboyz during their FKF Cup Semi-final match played at Nyayo Stadium. PHOTO/Rodgers Ndegwa

Kenya Police are paired against Mombasa Stars FC, and Sofapaka will visit giant killers Bungoma Stars. Denmark, who shocked Gor Mahia, will battle with SS Assad.

Denmark FC secured a spot in the round of 16 after pulling off a surprise victory against FKF Premier League side Gor Mahia FC in a match held on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Ukunda Show Grounds.

The match ended goalless, forcing it into a penalty shootout with Denmark emerging as 5-4 victors.

FKF Cup Sunday matches

In the earlier kick-off at Ukunda Show Grounds, Tusker FC secured a 2-1 victory over Bumbani Stars. The visitors took an early lead as Daniel Sakari found the net in the 24th minute, carrying the advantage into halftime.

In the second half, Eric Zakayo extended Tusker’s lead with a goal in the 65th minute. Despite Saidi Zamani pulling one back for the hosts just four minutes later, the match concluded with a final score of 2-1.

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

Meanwhile, the early kick-off at Police Sacco Stadium witnessed Zetech Titans and Mara Sugar battling to a goalless draw in regular time. The deadlock persisted, leading to a penalty shootout, where Mara Sugar emerged victorious with a 4-3 scoreline.

In other matches, defending champions Kakamega Homeboyz secured a 2-0 victory against Solian City FC, while Kariobangi Sharks overcame a resilient Nyamira Super Eagles by a 1-0 scoreline.

Round of 32 Results

  1. Kenya Police 1-0 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
  6. PAC University 0-3 AFC Leopards 
  7. Zetech Titans 0(3)-(4)0 Mara Sugar
  8. Karatina Homeboyz 0-2 Bidco United
  9. MOFA 0-1 KCB  (MOFA Complex
  10. Solian City 0-2 Kakamega Homeboyz
  11. Bumbani Stars 1-2 Tusker 
  12. Shalimar 1 (2)-(3) 1 Shabana
  13. Al Azizia 1 (5)-(6) 1 Mombasa Stars
  14. Denmak 0 (5) – (4) 0 Gor Mahia
  15. Harvest of Hope Africa 0-2 Ulinzi Stars
  16. Nyamira Super Eagles 0-1 Kariobangi Sharks

Here are the round of 16 pairings:

Kenya Police FC vs. Mombasa Stars FC

Bungoma Stars FC vs. Sofapaka FC

Shabana FC vs. AFC Leopards SC

Compel FC vs. Mara Sugar FC

Bidco United FC vs. KCB FC

Kakamega Homeboyz vs. Tusker FC

SS Assad vs. Denmark FC

Ulinzi Stars vs. Kariobangi Sharks

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