Kariobangi Sharks Football Club will on Saturday 1st June, seek to defend their SportPesa Shield title when they take on 2015 champions Bandari Football Club at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.
Sharks, who played- and won the final last year against Sofapaka, haven’t had the tidiest of returns in the domestic league having finished 8th. Their Saturday opponents are the second best team in Kenya’s top flight division this season.
The final is set to kick off at 3 pm- this is after SS Assad and Kenya Commercial Bank will have faced-off in the third-place playoff from midday.
The winner of the tie takes home Kes 2 million and a chance to represent the country in the 2019/2020 CAF Confederations Cup. Last time out, Sharks went into the second round of the preliminary stages narrowly falling to continental giants Asante Kotoko. They had brushed aside Artar Solar 7 in the first round.
Bandari’s last time out on the other hand was just in the first round when they fell to DR Congo bigwigs St Eloi Lupopo.