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KCB face AFC Leopards in search of first win as newbies Police host City Stars

FOOTBALL By Washington Onyango | October 16th 2021
Dennis Odhiambo (left) of KCB battles for the ball with Boniface Mukhekhe of AFC Leopards during the Kenya Premier League Match played at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on December 12,2019.Photo:Kipsang Joseph/Standard

Last year’s runners up KCB will be searching for their first win in the 2021-2022 FKF Premier League season when they welcome AFC Leopards at Thika Stadium today (Saturday) in an early kick-off match at 1pm.

The bankers who finished behind champions Tusker last season begun the new campaign on the back foot last month after going down to record Kenyan champions 2-1.

KCB are among the only five teams yet to register a single point this season alongside reigning champions Tusker, Nairobi City Stars, Mathare United and newbies Kenya Police.

AFC Leopards on the other side will be aiming to build on their opening day win against Tusker by maintaining their 100% start to the new season.

Ingwe edged the brewers 1-0 and a victory against KCB will see them keep tabs on current leaders Bandari who are leading the standings with six points after maintaining their perfect start to the season.

Bandari thrashed Mathare united 3-0 on the opening day before edging out Bidco United 3-2 in a five-goal thriller on Friday.

At the same grounds, Mathare United who are also searching for their first win will host Ulinzi Stars from 3pm.

The other match will feature newbies Police hosting City stars at kasarani annex with both teams yet to win.

Saturday fixtures

KCB v AFC Leopards-1pm (Thika Stadium)

Mathare United v Ulinzi-3pm (Thika Stadium)

Police v City Stars-3pm (Kasarani Annex)

 

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