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Gotv Shield: Vihiga United, AFC Leopards match into semifinal

Gotv Shield title will get a new champion following the exit of defending champions Tusker courtesy of Vihiga United as AFC qualifies into the semifinal.

The champions, playing in the Kenya Premier League (KPL) side failed to shine over National Super League (NSL) side Vihiga United in the quarter final match played at Nyayo National Stadium on Sunday.

Coming from Vihiga County, Vihiga United netted 2-0 against the champions through veteran footballer Charles Okwemba through a penalty shot in 24th minute when Marlon Tanguzi handled the ball and Dennis Lugalia on the 87th minute.

Following their dismal performance in the KPL, AFC Leopards smashed NSL side Wazito FC 7-1 in a one sided match to earn them a semi-final play played at the same venue.

With eight minutes into the match, Alexis Kienge converted a penalty before adding his second on the 10th minute with another spot kick.

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