Isles FA Cup final pits Mafunzo vs Kipanga

Isles FA Cup final pits Mafunzo vs Kipanga

AMAAN Stadium is the venue of this year’s Zanzibar Football Federation (ZFF) Cup final pitting Mafunzo against Kipanga on June 7th this year.

The teams have qualified for the final stage after sweating to win their semis matches recently.

Kipanga sailed to the last two stage after seeing off New King with a slim 1-0 win while Mafunzo eliminated hard fighting Zimamoto with a comfortable 2-0 at Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar.

Speaking ahead of the epic final, the FA Cup Committee Chairman from ZFF, Ali Bakari Ali ‘Cheupe’, said the final has been moved to June 7th this year and the date was decided by the finalists themselves.

He said all preparations ahead of the final are going on well, and the committee will notify the public for any change prior to the kick off on June 7th.

He said the Pemba base has completed its quarter final stage and after finishing their semis stage, the Island will stage its final match on June 5th this year.

“The overall winner of the Pemba will play against the winner of the Unguja  and the winner will represent Zanzibar in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2022/23 season,” he explained.

Besides the coveted trophy the FA Cup winner will also pocket 30m/- cash prize, according to Cheupe.

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Author: DAILY NEWS Reporter in Zanzibar

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