Four boys’ teams will square it out for a place in the Chapa Dimba na Safarica national stage during the North Eastern regional final set to be staged at Garissa University this weekend.
Jamia FC from Mandera, host Ifpro, Al-Hayat from Wajir and Jack Boys from Dadaab will battle for the Sh200,000 prize and a ticket to the national finals where Kapenguria Heroes and Tar Tar Girls from Rift Valley are waiting.
Also through to the Grand final are Mwingi Junior Academy and Ngakaa Talent Academy from Eastern and Ombek Red Devils and Plateau Queens from Nyanza.
“The tournament has been a success across the country right from the group stages as young players showcase their football prowess. We look forward to the same vigor from the North Eastern teams,” said Nick Mwendwa, Football Kenya Federation president.
At the grand finale, the winning teams will walk away with Sh1 million each and an opportunity for an international training and mentorship camp in London in April this year.
Over 300 games were played across North Eastern with 102 teams taking part.
Coast, Western, Central and Nairobi regions are also scheduled to hold their regional finals in the next few weeks
Safaricom has invested Sh100 million towards the program which includes Sh10m worth of prizes as well as funds for the renovation of select community pitches through a legacy programme.