By Austin Oduor Otieno,
GOTV Shield Cup Draw was released today with defending Champions Sofapaka taking on fellow KPL side Nakuru All stars.
Last years finalists Posta Rangers will battle it out with Nanyuki Stars.
Gor Mahia who have won the tournament a record 10 times will meet Gremio with another successful club AFC Leopards taking on Ligi Ndogo.
FKF league leaders Kakamega Homeboyz will meet Kisumu Palos with high riding Zoo Kericho battling it out with KPL side Sony Sugar.
The full draw
The draw – first round
1.Sofapaka vs Nakuru AllStars
2. Posta Rangers vs Nanyuki Stars
3. Nzoia United vs Nairobi Stima
4. Fresha vs Field Negroes
5. Nyakach United vs Tusker
6. Timsales vs Vapor Sports
7. KeMU vs GFE 105
8. Gor Mahia vs Langata Gremio
9. Muhoroni Youth vs Kitengela Shooters
10. Mwatate United vs Ushuru FC
11. KCB vs Finlays
12. Kakamega Homeboyz vs Palos
13. Western Stima vs Boma FC
14. FC Talanta vs MOSCA FC
15. Kariobangi Sharks vs Police
16. Oserian vs Kangemi AllStars
17. Bondo United vs Chemelil Sugar
18. Bandari vs Savannah FC
19. Nairobi City Stars vs Transfoc
20. Nakumatt vs Mumbi Nationale
21. Kanjeru United vs Border Lions
22. Zoo Kericho vs SoNy Sugar
23. St. Joseph vs Agrochemicals FC
24. Thika United vs Technical University of
25. Shabana vs Ulinzi Stars
26. Modern Coast vs Magharini
27. West Kenya Sugar vs Bidco
28. AFC Leopards vs Ligi Ndogo
The winner of this tournament represents Kenya in the 2016 CAF Confederations Cup.
Sofapaka are the defending champions while Gor won the 1987 African
A total of 56 teams will participate in this years tournament.