FK Cup defending Champions Sofapaka FC hopes of clinching
the title for the second time in a row were livened courtesy of Humprey Mieno’s
goal in the 85th minute, trouncing hard fighting KRA 2-1 at City
Stadium on Wednesday 12 October.
Sofapaka were the first one to score in the 12th
minute through international defender Osborne Monday corner-curve. Just a few
minutes before the break, KRA a Nationwide One side pulled an equalizer settling the scores to 1-1 through lethal striker Obadiah Ndege.
Last minute goal
The match remained tight for the entire second half, with
both attacking vigorously in search for the winning goal. After numerous
attempts, finally Harambee Stars midfielder Humphrey Mieno, booked a ticket for
the Batoto Ba Mungu to the semis in
the 85th minute.
With the exit of KRA, it has now remained a KPL teams affair in the semis. Sofapaka will be facing Thika United
FC in the first semi-final match in a date yet to be confirmed as Gor Mahia FC tackle AFC
Leopards in the other semis on 20 October.
The winners of the semis, will meet on October 26 in the FK
Cup final to be played on Wednesday 26 October at Nyayo National Stadium under floodlights.