The Chapa Dimba na Safaricom football tournament is set to take place today and tomorrow at the Garissa University for the North Eastern region finals.
Four boys teams will take part in the tournament, Berlin FC from Garissa will take on Daadab United while Al Ansar from Wajir will take on a team from Mandera. It appears that there will be no girl’s teams from the region taking part in the tournament.
The winner in the tournament will walk away with a cash reward of Ksh. 200,000 and an opportunity to play in the national grand finale that is set to take place in June this year.
Patrick Korir, the Chapa Dimba Coordinator, had this to say, “This is the 7th out of the 8 regional finals we are holding across the country. The tournament has been a success across Kenya right from the group stages to this level. We have seen an amazing showcase of talent so far, and the teams have been doing their best to excel so we look forward to the same vigor from the North Eastern teams.”
Winners in the tournament will get to join The winners will join Euronuts and Barcelona from Central region, Mombasa’s Shimanzi youth and Changamwe ladies, Kajiado’s Al Ahly and Kitale Queens from Rift Valley, Bishop Njenga Girls and Lugari Blue Saints from Western, Manyatta Boys and Ndhiwa Queens from Nyanza as well as Super Solico and St Mary’s Ndovea from Eastern for the national finals set for Meru where KES 1M is at stake.