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KPL big wigs to represent Kenya against Tanzanian outfits in regional tourney

10:17 IST 24/05/2017
Gor Mahia fans came in large numbers to cheer their team in the season’s curtain raiser played at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru
Three KPL teams and one from NSL will feature in the inaugural edition of SportPesa Super Cup

Betting company SportPesa have launched a regional tournament which will involve eight clubs from Kenya and Tanzania under SportPesa Super Cup banner.

The four from Kenya include Gor Mahia, AFC Leopards, Tusker and National Super League side Nakuru AllStars. Apart from, Tusker, the three are beneficiaries of the firm’s financial sponsorship.

This development was confirmed on Wednesday at an unveiling event held in Nairobi, a few days after the firm sponsored Tanzanian Premier League sides Yanga, Simba and Singinda United, who will be the opponents against the Kenyan representatives.
The tournament starts on June 5 with AFC Leopards playing against Singinda United as Yanga lock horns with Tusker. Gor Mahia will tackle Jang’ombe Boys FC on June 6.

Quarter final fixtures

Monday June 5: AFC Leopards v Singinda United, Yanga v Tusker.

Tuesday June 6: Simba v Nakuru AllStars, Gor Mahia v Jang’ombe Boys FC.