The round of 16 for the Koth Biro off-season tournament will kick off on Monday with exciting matches set to take place
The matches will run for three days before heading into the quarter finals with the final expected to take place on 3rd August
Among the most anticipated matches in the round of 16 will be when Nyoi from Ziwani face Borussia from Majengo with the two estates having a football rivalry history that always serves a thrilling and entertaining match to the fans
Another anticipated match will be between last year’s finalist Githurai United and Allin Jua Kali who are participating in the tournament for the first time and have already knocked out last year’s defending champions Cinema FC.
The group stages were exciting and thrilling with shocker exists from the tournament with the new teams like Allin Jua Kali, Ping FC and Ruaraka All Stars dominating their groups from the play-offs enabling them to qualify for the round of 16 edging out teams with rich experience in the tournament.
Star studded Opitos and Fifa Best failed to qualify for the round of 16 despite having notable names in their teams like Jesse Were, Humphrey Mieno, Antony Kimani and Musa Masika among
The tournament has received a boost with Sportpesa still on board as the tournaments main sponsors in their bid to continue supporting grass root football in the country.
This year’s winner will be awarded 300,000,2nd runners 100,000,3rd runners a 100,000 and the 4th place 50,000 with Arnold Origi awarding 10,000 to the best goalkeeper.
The fixtures for the round of 16 is as follows;
Kothbrio 2019 Round of 16 to the Final Fixture
|Match No:||Date||Time||Home Team||vs||Away Team|
|49||Mon,22-Jul||9:00||Ruaraka All Stars||V||Ping Fc|
|53||Mon,22-Jul||15:00||Soka Talent Ad||V||Umeme Bees|
|50||Tue,23-Jul||9:00||Githurai United||V||Allin Jua Kali|
|55||Tue,23-Jul||15:00||Borrusis Fc||V||Nyoi Fc|
|56||Wed,24-Jul||10:00||Isli Nortf Fc||V||Dallas Fc|
|54||Wed,24-Jul||13:00||Masa Fc||V||Shauri Moyo Sportiff|
The 41st edition of the tournament has been dedicated to the departed CEO Stephen Ogos and Odu Cobra.