On the 14th of December 2016, the draw of the Kenya Premier League under 20 Tournament that is set to begin on the17th of December to 31st December 2016 that gives the youth teams of the SportPesa Premier League teams a chance to showcase & play their football at a high stage.
The draw brought together the stakeholders of the SportPesa Premier League to allocate which team meets which in the 2 week event.
This tournament will give the young lads in their respective teams a shot at honing their skills & possibly impress enough to break into the first team.
The group standings of the KPL U-20 are as below:
SportPesa’s goal is to take Kenya to the Qatar World Cup in 2022 which encompasses the blend of experience & youth which can only be achieved by giving the youth teams a chance to grow in a competitive environment.
The draw comes a day after the SportPesa Premier League Gala Awards that were held to celebrate & reward the best players, coaches, managers & referees alike for their exemplary performance; individually & teamwork during the course of the 2016 season that recently concluded with Tusker FC snatching the coveted trophy for the clutches of Gor Mahia who’ve held it for the past couple of seasons.