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FKF Shield Cup: Sofapaka win to set a date with AFC Leopards in semis

17:49 GMT+4 02/09/2018
Sofapaka Kepha Aswani Stephen Waruru and Denns Odhiambo.
Okare made amends when he punished Tusker with a second goal in the 70th minute

Sofapaka will face AFC Leopards in the FKF Shield semi-final after they knocked out Tusker in a 2-1 victory at Kenyatta Stadium.

Ezekiel Okare came off the bench to help Sofapaka twice come from a goal down when he broke the deadlock with a second goal in the 70th minute.

Jackson Macharia gave Tusker the lead after he teamed up with Boniface Muchiri to slot past hapless Mathias Kigonya.

The early goal didn’t dampen the spirit of Sofapaka, who responded almost immediately, thanks to a poor judgment by Patrick Matasi.

Lloyd Wahome committed a foul on the right back and a well-delivered ball inside Tusker box by Kevin Kimani was met by Ugandan Umaru Kasumba, who rose above the opposition’s defence to head past Matasi.

Okare, however, came back to make amends when he punished Tusker with 20 minutes left on the clock.

Sofapak will now battle defending champions Ingwe, who beat Kenya Police 4-1 to progress to the semis.