Plateau Queens’ Valentine Awuor (Luminous Green kit) in action against Ugari Starlets during a previous Safaricom Chapa Dimba Region finals held in Gusii Stadium –Nyanza.
The finals for the Nyanza region Chapa Dimba tournament are set to go down this weekend at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu City. The matches will see new winners crowned after the defending champions Plateau Queens and Ombek Red Devils were shown the door in the group stages.
Over 200 teams from the region took part in the preliminary rounds of the tournament which were narrowed down to just 8 teams. In the boys semifinals, Nyamira Springs will play Victory Strikers from Kisii while Nyamaharaga from Kuria will take on Manyatta boys. In the girl’s matches, Manyatta Girls will face Kisii United while Migori Education Center will take on NCEOD Queens from Homabay.
Regional winners in both the girls and boys teams will walk away with a cash reward of Ksh. 200,000 each and a chance to represent the region in the national finals. Runners up will walk away with a cash prize of Ksh. 100,000.
In the regional finals for the Western region which took place last month, Blue Saints and Bishop Njenga Girls emerged the winners at Bukuhungu stadium. In the Rift, defending champions Kapenguria Heroes lost out in the group stages which means that this season we will have new winners for both boys and girls.
After the regional are concluded, the qualifying teams will move to Meru for the national finals slated for June 2019. Whereby the winning teams will each receive an amount of Ksh. 1 Million. Thereafter an all star team will be selected to attend a training camp in Spain.