KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Mar 22 – Gor Mahia Youth will take on Mukumu Boys in a mouth-watering semi final of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom after the junior K’Ogalo thrashed Al-Hayat from North Eastern 4-0 in the quarters.
In the other semi final, Ombek Red Devis from Nyanza will battle it out with Kapenguria Heroes from West Pokot.
To reach the last four, Kapenguria Heroes bundled out Mwingi Juniors from Eastern 4-1 while Ombek survived scare to edge out Euronut from Central 5-4 on post-match penalties.
The Boys semis will be played on Saturday at the Bukhungu Stadium
To enter the last four, Mukumu from Western spanked Shimba Hills from Coast 3-1to set up an eagerly awaited semi final against favourites Gor Youth.
Mukumu found their goals through skipper Alvin Mangeni in the 13th minute who opened the scoring with a fine finish from a tight left angle before Leonard Kasembeli doubled the scores in the 25th minute to enable the Western team lead 2-0 at the break.
On resumption, Mukumu, enjoying a home crowd, added a third goal through Brian Chala who smashed home from a close range.
Bakari Kishombo scored the consolation for Shimba Hills.
In the Gor game, the K’Ogalo juniors finished with 10 men after one of their player was handed a second yellow card.
Mathew Mwendwa broke the deadlock for Gor on the quarter-hour mark before Otieno Selassie netted a brace in a span of two minutes in the 40th and 42nd to send Gor Youth 3-0 up at half time.
Dickson Omwenga competed the rout in the 62nd minute.