Gor Mahia to face Ulinzi Stars in KPL Top 8 quarters

The defending champions will face Ulinzi Stars according to the draw conducted on Wednesday while rivals AFC Leopards have been handed Chemelil Sugar

By Otieno Otieno

Defending champions Gor Mahia will take on Ulinzi Stars in the quarter-finals of this year’s edition of the Kenya Premier League (KPL) Top eight knock out tournament.

Gor Mahia beat Ulinzi Stars 2-0 to lift the trophy last season. In the other pairings, AFC Leopards have drawn Chemelil Sugar, Sofapaka will take on Thika United while league champions Tusker will face Mathare United.

The draw for the competition was conducted on Wednesday in a Nairobi Hotel. The winner between AFC and Chemelil will meet the winner pitting Sofapaka and Thika United in the semis while the winner between Tusker and Mathare will battle the winner between Gor Mahia and Ulinzi Stars.

Full draw: Gor Mahia v Ulinzi Stars, AFC Leopards v Chemelil, Sofapaka v Thika United and Tusker v Mathare.