KPL Preview: Gor, Tusker aim vital points as Ulinzi host Bandari

All Kenyan Premier League teams will this weekend be in action, with each side aiming to bag the three points at stake. League leaders AFC Leopards and Bandari, will make do with travelling to Kisumu and Nakuru respectively. Defending champions Tusker have a chance to recover but face a rejuvenated and experienced Sofapaka side.

Here is a list of this weekend’s fixtures:

SATURDAY 8 APRIL 2017

Muhoroni Youth vs Mathare United  

Muhoroni will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways after losing two consecutive matches against Bandari FC and Kakamega Homeboyz when they face Mathare United, who are in 11th position, having beaten Thika United, shared spoils with Nzoia United and lost to Sofapaka.

Nakumatt vs Sony Sugar

Premier league newcomers Nakumatt FC will go to Nyayo stadium hoping to get three points when they play Sony Sugar, who have only lost once so far. Nakumatt has on the other hand won only once, losing games against league leaders AFC Leopards and Bandari.

Chemelil Sugarvs AFC Leopards

Unbeaten AFC Leopards will be looking to maintain their sparkling form when they play away to Chemelil Sugar. Ingwe sit at the summit of the table, having two wins and one draw. Chemelil have won once and lost once.

Gor Mahia vs  Kakamega Homeboyz

Gor Mahia were last week shocked by Western Stima and now face a taunting home game against Kakamega Homeboyz, who are in fine form with a two draws and a win. Gor won two of their first games before last week’s loss.

SUNDAY 9 APRIL 2017

Sofapaka FC vs Tusker     

Sofapaka have started the season on a high note after winning two of their last matches and are facing a tricky side Tusker, who lost two of their first games but was victorious in last week’s game against Chemelil Sugar.

Nzoia United vs Kariobangi Sharks

League newcomers Nzoia Sugar and Kariobangi Sharks will battle out for three vital points when they meet on Sunday. Nzoia kicked off their league campaign with a win against former league champions Tusker but shared spoils with Mathare United before losing to AFC Leopards. Kariobangi are winless, having lost to Gor Mahia, Muhoroni Youth and Ulinzi.

Thika United  vs Zoo Kericho      

Zoo Kericho go to Thika Municipal Stadium in search of their first win of the premier league, having lost all their first games which puts them at the bottom of the table. Thika United are also desperate for points after losing two of the three games they have played and are currently in position 12.

Posta Rangers vs Western Stima  

Posta Rangers will be inspired by their unbeaten form so far when they host Western Stima at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium on Sunday. Rangers have a win and two draws out of a possible three games. Western Stima pulled a surprise 2-1 win over premier league giants Gor Mahia and will also target a win. They are 13th on the table with three points, but have only played two games.

Ulinzi Stars vs  Bandari   

Ulinzi Stars and Bandari FC will battle it out at Afraha Stadium, both having started the season a good note. Bandari are second with seven points from three games, having won two and drawn one. Ulinzi are tenth with four points from only two matches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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