Sport/June 20, 2019/KEITH MAGARA -SPORTS AFRICA /No Comment/144 views /sports Chapa Dimba finals kick off in Meru with Spanish legend Luis Garcia to grace gamesshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel The Chapa Dimba na Safaricom youth tournament will climax this week as Meru County plays host to the national finals. Sixteen teams — eight male and seven female — drawn from across the eight regions of Kenya received mentorship and training on life skills from renowned Kenyan football stars Ronald Okoth and Doreen Nabwire, former coach and Harambee Starlets player. The games will kick-off on Thursday with the quarter-finals set be played at Kinoru Stadium and Meru showground. “We started the tournament with over 1,600 teams back in September last year, got the best 32 regional players who trained in Spain for a period of 10 days and now we are looking forward to seeing the best 15 sides in action battling it out for the top spot,” said Sylvia Mulinge, chief customer officer, Safaricom. ALSO READ Lukaku exploring Serie A deal as Solskjaer threatens to crack the whip on misfiring playersIn the boys’ quarter-finals, Lugari Blue Saints from Western will face Super Solico from Eastern as Euronuts from Central take on Nyanza champions Manyatta United. In the other quarter-finals games, Berlin FC from North Eastern will play Al Ahly from Rift Valley as Shimanzi Youth from Coast take on Nairobi’s South B United. ALSO READ Musa Bags 6th Assist of Season In Al Nassr Away Win Vs Al RaedIn the girls’ category, Acakoro Ladies from Nairobi will play Ndhiwa Queens from Nyanza as St Marys’ Ndovea from Eastern face Barcelona Ladies from Central. Arch Bishop Njenga from Western and Kitale Queens from Rift Valley will also battle for a place in the last four. Changamwe Ladies from Coast got a wave to the semis as there was no girls’ team from North Eastern. The 32 players who trained in Spain for 10 days have already rejoined their teams and are expected to be key in assisting their respective teams clinch the top spot. ALSO READ Sadio Mane inspires Senegal to beat Mali in International friendlyThe finals will be graced by legendary Spanish footballer and former Liverpool and Barcelona winger Luis Javier Garcia who is also La Liga ambassador. Teams that qualify for the semifinals are set to pocket Sh250,000 each, while the finalists will take home Sh500,000. The overall winners in each category will receive Sh1 million among other individual prizes. Recommended for you Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:sports share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleParliament’s budget watchdog role tipped to go to the IFPnext articleComplete Sports Mobile App Is Here! – Complete SportsRelated PostsSport/July 16, 2019 AFCON 2019: Cameroon Fire Seedorf After Knockout FailureSport/July 16, 2019 Korean Club Denies AIDS Test Caused Cancelled TransferPlayers Who Have Helped Asante Kotoko In The Last DecadeGyan And Three Of Ghana’s Greatest Players Of All TimeFatawu Safiu Set To Complete Helsingborgs IF Move From KotokoMahrez free kick fires Algeria into 2019 Afcon final as own goal sends Senegal throughCameroon retain WAN championship title after hard-fought win over KenyaBBC Africa Eye investigation: Bringing Down JammehChief of Jachie Makes Strong Case For DevelopmentGII Demands Removal Of New GRA Board Chair Until Cleared Of Allegations Of Impropriety Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.