February 19, 2021 Patrick Korir

Betway Cup: City Stars books Fortune Sacco in round 32

Striker Erick Ombija has eyes on the ball during a round 64 Betway Cup tie against Mutomo Tigers on Sat 13 Feb 2021 at Kitui Stadium. City Stars won 4-1

Second tier side Fortune Sacco now stands in the way of Nairobi City Stars romp to round 16 of the Betway Cup.

This is after Simba wa Nairobi was drawn against the National Super League (NSL) during a round 32 draw held at the Federation offices on Friday 19 February 2021.

Following the draw, City Stars will now travel to Kirinyaga to face the Fortune Sacco on the weekend of 17-18 April 2021.

“Being a knockout competition, and that Fortune Sacco will be at home, this has to be considered a very tough fixture,”

“But we will prepare accordingly for it come game day as we seek to compete much further up in the competition.” said team coordinator Samson Otieno who attended the draw.

For a place in round of 32, Simba wa Nairobi hit Mutomo Tigers 4-1 during the first round of the competition as Fortune Sacco escaped from the Coast with a 4-2 win on post match penalties over hosts FC Shells with whom they had drawn 2-2 in regulation time.

Round of 32 fixtures

Fortune Sacco vs Nairobi City Stars
Congo Boys / Gor Mahia vs CUSCO
Marafiki vs Tusker
Sofapaka vs Ulinzi Stars
AFC Leopards vs Posta Rangers
Malindi Progressive vs Luanda Villa
Bandari vs Dimba Patriots
Bungoma Superstars vs Nation FC
KCB vs Transfoc
Kariobangi Sharks vs Tandaza
Kajiado North vs Sigalagala TTI
Equity vs Keroka TTI
Twomoc vs Vegpro
Bidco United vs Twyford
Egerton vs Administration Police
Mara Sugar vs NYSA

Nairobi City Stars

Azizi Okaka shields off a Mutomo Tigers player during the first round of the Betway Cup in Kitui on Sat 13 February 2021. City Stars won it 4-1 to progress to round of 32

Nairobi City Stars

Wesley Onguso and Wycliffe Otieno chase the ball during a round 64 Betway Cup tie against Mutomo Rangers at Kitui Stadium on Sat 13 Feb 2021. City Stars won 4-1

Nairobi City Stars

Kevin ‘Çhumsy’ Okumu of Nairobi City Stars against a Mutomo Tigers player during a round 64 Betway Cup tie at Kitui Stadium on Sat 13 Feb 2021. City Stars came from behind to win 4-1

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