Kenyan Premier League side, KCB advanced to the final 16 of the Mozzart Bet Cup with a 1-0 win over Michael Olunga Football Academy (MOFA) at Gusii Stadium on Saturday.
Kennedy Owino scored the game-winning goal, propelling the bankers past the recalcitrant lads who fought tooth and nail until the final whistle.
Bidco United survived a late scare at Kericho Stadium to beat Lions FC 3-2 on penalties following a two-all deadlock in ordinary time.
The rest of the KPL behemoths experienced a field day in the competition.
Tusker, the reigning KPL champions, made light work of Berlin FC with an emphatic 7-0 win to advance to the next round of the competition.
Soldiers, Ulinzi Stars of Nakuru defeated Kajiado with goals from Enosh Ochieng and Boniface Muchiri.
Cliff Nyakeya and Maxwell Otieno were each on target as AFC Leopards beat Zetech Titans 2-0 at Kasarani Stadium to book a slot in the last 16.
Nairobi-based, Darajani Gogo, made an impressive debut after edging Nyota FC 1-0 in an action-packed encounter at Mumias Complex in Kakamega county.
Elsewhere, Rainbow FC beat Migori Youth 5-4 on penalties after a two-all tie in regulation time at Kasarani Annex.
Steiner Musasia and Ryan Ogam scored for Rainbow, with Kelvin Hagai and Josphat Kagege doing so for the visitors.
The ultimate winner will fly the country’s flag at the Caf Confederations Cup.