Tusker joined AFC Leopards, Sofapaka
and Gor Mahia into the FKF Cup semifinals after seeing off Talanta FC 2-0 at
the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.
The Brewers were favorites to win
the match but it was not a walk in the park for them as they met prepared
opposition from the visitors.
The hosts however pulled the first
blood in the 28th minute through mid-season acquisition David Nyanzi but they could not manage to net
another as Talanta proved a hard nut to crack for the remainder of the half.
The second half however registered
increased attacks from the Tusker Premier League defending champions adding a
second through Nigerian import Joseph Emeka five minutes after restart.
It was not a closed case however as
the newly formed side attempted a comeback to no avail leaving the Brewers to carry
Tusker will now face 2009 league
champions Sofapaka in the semifinals of the tournament while Gor Mahia will
face off with arch rivals AFC Leopards after their victory over Muhoroni FC at
AFC Leopards eliminated Karuturi
Sport in their Saturday encounter in Mumias Complex handing them a 4-1 defeat.