Nanyuki Stadium will host the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom National Youth Tournament central regional finals on the18th and 19th January.
The ongoing season 3 youth tournament will see 8 teams that qualified for the regional finals battle out Ksh 200,000 and an opportunity to represent the Central Region in the national finals.
The runners-up will also receive Ksh 100,000 each with a host of individual prizes to be won.
Four boys’ teams; Irigiro FC from Maragua, Jysa from Juja, Ulinzi youth from Nanyuki and Kiamutugu boys from Kirinyaga.
Limuru Starlets, Achievers Queens from Ruiru, Falling Waters from Nyahururu and Nyer’s Karima queens make up the girls’ teams.
Season 2 winners Euronuts from Kiambu were edged out of the tournament at the group stage.
Barcelona FC from Laikipia, who have rebranded themselves to Falling Waters, will defend their title in the girls’ category after successfully securing a slot for the regional finals.
“We are happy to be back to discover and unearth raw talent through Chapa Dimba na Safaricom, kicking off the year in Nanyuki for the Central regional finals. I urge the fans to turn up in large numbers to be part of the two-day event,” said Naaman Amboka, Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Central Region Coordinator.