Sakaja Super Cup lights up Nairobi grounds as match week one ends
The Sakaja Super Cup Football Tournament matches to mark the end of match day one were played today, 10 October, 2023 as Kenyans marked Utamaduni day holiday with 45 matches on the cards in different grounds around Nairobi. The highlight of the day was the Makadara Derby pitting Jericho All Stars against their neighbours Hakati Sportif with Jericho winning 2-0 in a match played at Hamza Grounds in Makadara sub county. In Mathare Sub County, Asec Huruma beat Huruma Youth 2-0 in an exciting Huruma estate derby while Langata witnessed an exciting clash as Prison secured a 4-2 victory against Underwater. Pool A of Mathare sub county matches sa Lula FC beat Marine 3-0, Shofco Mathare lost 0-1 to wakanda as Comrade FC won 2-1 against Shanties FC. In pool B, Imara fell by a solitary goal against Faith homes and Pool FC played out a one all draw with Mlango Kubwa United. Huruma sports beat Mathare Hospital 0-1 while Moroto sportif drew 1-1 with True Colours. Pool D saw sagan beat Shilia 2-0 as All stars won 3-1 over Madoy. Two games were delayed and will be played later. In Kasarani sub county matches at Muhuri Muchiri grounds, Kamulu united drubbed Amosanders 7 - 3 with Chege Samuel 18", 80" , Kuja Fabian 24", Kefar Morgan 36", 58" ,Moyanyi Kefar 55" and Robenson Ijaa 90" all on the score sheet for Kamulu united. Goals for Amosanders come courtesy of Kimuto Peter in the 11th and 63rd minutes with Arowo Benjamin putting his name on the score sheet in the 57 th minute. Made in the street beat Wolfsburg 4-1 as Ruai Sportive emerged victorious winning 2-1 against opponents Kasarani Midhill. Plan B overpowered Maaji FC 2-1. In Westlands Sub County matches played at Githogoro Grounds, Potters beat Uthiru Vision 2-0 while Gachie Friends drew 1-1 with Kibagare sportive. Gullyside FC were felled by Kibagare Slums loosing 2-0 as Karura Greens FC beat Kitisuru All Stars 2-1. The Sakaja Super Cup kicked off with action bringing light to Nairobi grounds as teams battle it out for their chance to advance in group stages. Winners of the tournament sponsored by the Sakaja Foundation in partnership with the Nairobi City County government and Football Kenya Federation.