Major showdown at Thika Stadium this weekend as Central region’s best football teams clash

The last few rounds of any football tournament are all about the momentum. Things get intense as each side seeks to emerge the victors and earn bragging rights.

This is the same case with Chapa Dimba na Safaricom. Teams are definitely putting up an impressive performance as the national finals, which will be played in Meru on 8th and 9th June nears.

The sixth leg of the competition will be played at Thika Stadium on April 13th and 14th. The region’s finest football teams will clash, with each team seeking to be crowned the best.
Euronuts from Kiambu will take on Irigiro boys from Maragua while Laikipia’s Lufa Graduates will face Tetu Boys from Nyeri in the boy’s semis.

Changamwe Ladies receive their rewards during the Safaricom Chapa Dimba Coast region finals

Barcelona from Laikipia will play Dynamos from Kirinyaga as JYSA from Thika take on defending champions Limuru Starlets from Kiambu in the girl’s category.

Last weekend, the coastal chapter of the tournament was held at Bomu Stadium where Shimanzi Youth and Changamwe Ladies were crowned the region’s finest football teams and booked for themselves slots at the national final which will be played on 8th and 9th June at Kinoru Stadium.

Other teams that have already secured places in the national finals are; Ahly and Kitale Queens from Rift Valley, Bishop Njenga Girls and Lugari Blue Saints from Western, Manyatta Boys and Ndhiwa Queens from Nyanza.

Al Ahly players celebrate after winning Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Coast region finals

The national winner for both the girls’ and boys’ teams will each get KSh 1 million, while the runners up will pocket KSh 500,000.
The regional winner for both the girls’ and boys’ teams will pocket KSh 200,000, while the runners up will take home KSh 100,000. The best player, top scorer and best keeper will each pocket KSh 30,000.

Two boy best players and two girl best players from each region will also be selected to form an all-star team that will be sponsored on a 10-day trip to Spain where they will play La Liga academies and access world-class training facilities.

Turnout in large numbers and cheer your favourite teams at Thika Stadium this weekend. You can also follow the conversation on social media #ChapaDimbaNaSafaricom.

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