Advantage Homeboyz face Sofapaka with FKF-PL title inches away

David Okoth of Kakamega Homeboyz FC in action against Mathare United FC during their FKF Premier League match at Kasarani Annex in Nairobi on February 12, 2022. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Kakamega Homeboyz will be looking to consolidate their advantage at the top of the Football Kenya Federation Premier League table when they travel to play Sofapaka at Kasarani Annex on Sunday.

Homeboyz, who enjoy a nine-point lead at the top which could stretch to 12 points after their closest rivals Tusker and Gor Mahia dropped points on Saturday. The two sides played out to a 0-0 draw at Thika Stadium.

Homeboyz need to win six of the remaining 10 matches to secure their first ever league title. The Kakamega based club have only lost twice this season. (against FC Talanta in January and Bandari last month.)

Elsewhere, Fresh thumping Kenya Police 3-0 last weekend, AFC Leopards will also be at Thika Sub County Stadium against relegation-threatened Wazito on Sunday.

For AFC Leopards who will be banking on Cliff Nyakeya, Johnmark Makwatta and youngster Kayci Odhiambo, a win against Wazito will push them to ninth.

At the same time, Nairobi City Stars can move third in the log if they defeat Ulinzi Stars at Ruaraka.

The other matche will feature Nzoia Sugar entertaining Bandari at Sudi Stadium

Sunday

Nairobi City Stars v Ulinzi Stars (Ruaraka)

Nzoia Sugar v Bandari (Sudi)

Sofapaka v Kakamega Homeboyz (Kasarani Annex)

Wazito v AFC Leopards (Thika)

 

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