The 2021 Kenya Cup action will commence this Saturday 27 February after 11 months of absence with four matches on the schedule.
Four sides Nondies, Impala, Homeboyz and Mwamba are not part of the fixtures having withdrawn from the competition due to various reason. Nairobi and Kakamega will have one clash each while Nakuru town will have two matches.
In Kakamega, 2019/20 season table-toppers Kabras will host their neighbours MMUST who were promoted to the top tier after beating Mean Machine 21-12 in the qualifiers.
The Kakamega Derby will be staged at Kabras home ground-Kakamega ASK Showground at 3 PM.
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In Nairobi, Seven-time Kenya Cup champions KCB will host Strathmore Leos who are back to the top tier after a season of absence. The match slated for KCB Sports Club Ruaraka will start at 3 PM.
At the Nakuru Athletic Club, Menengai Oilers start their third season in the top tier with a clash against Kenya Harlequins starting at 2 PM. Harlequins will be keen to avenge the loss suffered during the final day of the regular season to the Oilers.
Nakuru RFC, on the other hand, will welcome Blak Blad in the late kick-off clash which set to kick off at 4:00 PM. Fans will not be allowed at the matchday venues.
Close to 365 calendar days later…the #KenyaCup is back…
Here are your match day one fixtures…
We will confirm the TV game in a subsequent bulletin… pic.twitter.com/5R4B3Z5P6G
— Kenya Cup (@TheKenyaCup) February 26, 2021
Kenya Cup round 1 matches
Kabras vs MMUST- Kakamega Showground 3:PM
KCB vs Strathmore Leos KCB Sports Club 3:PM
Menengai Oilers vs Kenya Harlequins NAC 2:PM
Top Fry Nakuru vs BlakBlad NAC 4:PM