Part of the action over the weekend in the Governors Cup Courtesy
Governors Cup: Tusker Youth crowned champions as tourney returns in a fashion
By Vincent Stephen | Mon 20 Mar, 2017 09:56

Tusker FC might be having a bad start in the KPL but all is not gloom as their junior side Tusker Youth thumped White Horse FC 5-3 on post match penalties to emerge the winners of the Roysambu Sub-County in the ongoing Dr. Evans Kidero Governor’s Cup in one of the matches played at the Mahiga Grounds over the weekend.

Both teams had the match decided on the lottery after battling to a goalless draw in regulation time.

Young State

In another game, Spartan saw off Kamuthi FC 5 – 4 on penalties as GOA, Githurai United and Congo FC joined the other qualified teams thanks to a 3-0 and 2-0 wins over Gwau FC and Kahawa United respectively.

In the Embakasi Sub-County finals, Kayole Asubuhi needed 5-4 post match penalty outcome to overcome hard fighting Dr. Mwenje after a 2-2 in normal time as did Komarock FC over Kayole
Youth on shootouts.

Elsewhere, Matopeni FC suffered a 0 – 4 defeat to Young State FC whileJaba sent home Irech Foundation 2 – 0, a similar result registered by Sportiff over Kayole Wazaliwa.

At the Ziwani grounds, the battle for the ward winner saw Ziwani Combined beat Tornado FC 2-1, Jamhuri humiliating Parkroad 5-0 in the Ngara ward while Sadre Madre beat Pangani Sports 2-1 in
the Pangani finals.

City Stadium

The highlights of the weekend were the finals of the Makadara, Hamza, Maringo, Harambee, Viwanda, Makongeni played at the Nairobi City Stadium where Nairobi County stopped favourites Nairobi Water 1-0

In other matches, BuruBuru 3 – 1 Rasa Sports, Makongeni Youth 4 – 3 Mchezo Halisi and Hakati 5 – 4 Young Rovers.

As the tournament moves to the next stage, it was a joy for the teams that played over the weekend as the ward winners took home Kshs. 50,000 and the losing finalists Kshs. 20, 000.

Vincent Stephen

Twitter: @vincentsopiyo


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