Tusker coast past Rangers to set a date with bankers in Gotv...

Tusker coast past Rangers to set a date with bankers in Gotv Shield

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Tusker FC players celebrates victory in a past match. PHOTO: COURTESY.

Thika, KENYA: Kenya Premier League leaders Tusker FC improved their chances of winning double title this season; after they qualified for Gotv Shield semi-final with a 2-1 victory over Posta Rangers at Thika Municipal stadium on Wednesday.

A first half strike from midfield linchpin Humphrey Mieno and a second superb free-kick by Shaffik Batambuze cancelled out a Timothy Otieno retaliation to sail the Brewers through.

They will now take on National Super League side KCB in the first semis with soldiers Ulinzi Stars tackling another second division tier club Kariobangi Sharks who tossed out defending champions Bandari FC.

The winner of the knockout tournament scoops a cash prize of Ksh. 1,000,000 and a direct ticket to represent the country in next year’s CAF Confederations cup.

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