Kenya Premier League (KPL) side Bandari fc and SS Assad were the first teams to qualify into the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Sportpesa Shield Cup semifinals after registering their respective wins today.
In a double header at Mbaraki stadium in Mombasa, Mombasa teams used their homeground advantage to move in the best four.
Bandari mercilessly eliminated their KPL counterparts Western 4-1 in the second match after Assad had won by a slim margin against Congo Boyz in the earlier match.
Shaban Kenga, William Wadri Hassan Abdalla and Wycliffe Ochomo netted for Bernard Mwalala led charges before Henry Onyango pulled a consolation for the visiting Stima.
Abdallah Mdeka scored a brace for SS Assad to seal the semifinal batch.
The will be waiting to know their opponents on Sunday when defending champions Kariobangi Sharks play Bungoma Superstars and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) hosts National Super League side Bidco United, with all matches being played at Machakos with the KCB game kicking off the action from 2PM