Githurai United set Kothbiro quarterfinal against Cheza Ukipenda

Githurai United knocked out Borrussia fc from the ongoing Kothbiro football tournament ito storm into the quarter finals.

Eliud Nganga tapped in the opener for Githurai to oust tournament favourites Borrusia on the 434r and on 58th minute, Hussein Belle equalized to send the match into penalties.

Githurai successfully converted 3 through Amos Nondi who plies his trade in Georgia, Victor Manucho and Kimodo Maina scored while James Nganga and Joseph Nderitu’s shots went wide. For Borrussia, Belle converted the only penalty but James Mandela, Evans Oduor and Becks Maina shots went wide.

Githurai have set up another mouth-watering quarterfinal match and they will play against Cheza Ukipenda on Thursday 27, at 11am.

In other matches, Kingstone fc will be up against Shauri Moyo Utd on Thursday 27 in what has been termed as a fierce and highly competitive sibling rivalry.

Friday 28, at 11am, there will be fireworks as Black Mamba who pundits describe as the tournament favorites will face off against Bunded fc

Same day in the afternoon at 3pm, Dandora’s giants, Piuretto fc will square it out against Sinema in what promises to be a highly tactical match.

As the teams take the Christmas break they are much aware of the task that lies in wait ahead as a win will propel the winner to the much coveted money bracket, the semi-finals.

This season, the winner will walk away with a guaranteed three hundred thousand, 1st runner-up one hundred thousand, 2nd runner-up seventy five thousand and 3rd runner-up fifty thousand shillings all courtesy of leading sports gaming company, SportPesa. The best goalkeeper, best player and top scorer will also be awarded with Kenya’s top goalkeeper, Norwegian based Arnold Origi. The official Kothbiro trophy courtesy of Pamojah Movement from Germany, among other trophies, has arrived in the Country too.

Black Mamba, Kingstone and Piuretto have been deemed as the front-runners in the 40th edition of the tournament. As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations, 4 veterans teams will fight off for the wazee’s title. A1000 wazee will incorporate players from Kaloleni and neighbourhoods around Jogoo road and Mombasa road, Pumwani veterans will have players from Pumwani and areas around Eastleigh, Shauri Moyo, Buru Buru etc, Mashteam legends will include players from Ziwani, Kariokor, CBD, Westlands etc and a Kothbiro All Stars team that will have all team managers, coaches, media etc.

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