Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Kenya

John Njoroge @ SS com

Sofapaka book final spot



Sofapaka booked their place in the final of the Football Kenya Federation President’s Cup alongside Gor Mahia after beating league champions Tusker FC 1-0 on Sunday.

As the match got underway, each side aimed at hogging the ball possession. However, Sofapaka ruled most of the first half, constantly keeping Tusker on the chase.

In the 53th minute, Patrick Kagogo committed a foul on Abdalla Juma inches outside of the box. Humphrey Mieno stepped up to take the free-kick, driving it past the wall and into the net.

The sheer force of the kick saw the ball emerge from the other side of the net.

The goal was denied, with later explanation from the floor indicating that the shot was supposed to be indirect.

Two minutes later, Tusker’s Kenneth Wendo had a break on the right but he was flagged offside seconds after sending a shot into the net.

Sofapaka finally scored the decisive winning goal in the 74th minute, through a well-structured move that saw Joseph Nyaga release a left-footed shot from 20 yards out into the back of the net.

The win ushered Sofapaka into the final of the tournament where they are set to meet Gor Mahia.

Enroute to the semi-final, Sofapaka beat Division One sides Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Mahakama FC, as well as fellow Premier League side Ulinzi Stars.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

Thu, 24 Apr @ 03:20
Thu, 24 Apr @ 05:00
Thu, 24 Apr @ 07:30

Sports Talk



Neil Tovey
Reason to feel Chippa
Winning automatic promotion to the PSL is always a fine achievement. Chippa United, however,...

Abiye Opuamah
Sacking Moyes the right decision?
As the news of David Moyes’s sacking reverberates around the football community, there will be more...

Carol Radull
Was Moyes's appointment deliberate?
I know every football blogger in the world has to blog about David Moyes this week and since I’m...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Finally Moyes is out of his misery
Finally emotions have been replaced by common sense and David Moyes has been put out of his misery...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Coach's behaviour appalling, could lead to deaths of referees
The recent after match comments by the coach of EPL club Chelsea is nothing short of appalling and...

Sunday Oliseh
Do Brazil deserve the favourites tag?
In the build up to the World Cup, I’ll be previewing the teams involved, starting with hosts...