The Kenya Lionesses will get next weekend’s Elgon Cup first leg action underway when they play against Uganda’s Lady Cranes in the women’s fixture which kicks off at 1.30pm at the Mamboleo Showground in Kisumu.
This match will pave the way for the clash between the Kenyan and Ugandan men’s sides at 4.00pm at the same venue.
Meanwhile advance tickets sales will close at midnight on Wednesday 19 June 2019. Regular advance tickets are retailing at Ksh 400 with VIP advance tickets retailing at Ksh 1500.
These can be purchased online at www.tikohub.co.ke Parking is available within the Showground premises at Ksh 100 per car.
Uganda will host the second leg of the Elgon Cup later on July 13. In 2018, Kenya Simbas slew Uganda 38-22 at RFUEA grounds to retain the Elgon Cup with a 72-38 aggregate score.
Kenya Lionesses' World Cup qualifiers will kick off one month after the Elgon Cup return leg and will run from the 9th to the 17th of August in Johannesburg. Kenya is in Pool A alongside Uganda, Madagascar and South Africa.
Order of Play
Women's Elgon Cup
1.30pm - Kenya v Uganda
Men's Elgon Cup
4.00pm - Kenya v Uganda