The 2022/23 Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKF-PL) second leg kicks off on Wednesday afternoon with Gor Mahia facing second-placed Nzoia Sugar at Sudi Stadium in Bungoma.
The league is resuming after a one-week break due to the FKF Cup games with new sponsors Mozzart Bet.
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This calls for 18 teams in search of three points in different venues across the country Wednesday afternoon.
Tusker who are the defending champions welcome Bandari at Ruaraka grounds, while third-placed KCB battle it out with FC Talanta.
Nyayo Stadium will be packed with Twelve-time champions AFC Leopards fans and Wazito who are second-from-bottom.
Remember K’Ogalo lead the FKF-PL with 37 points while Nzoia Sugar have collected 33 points having both played 17 matches.
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Gor face Nzoia Sugar after a 2-1 loss to Mathare United making it their second defeat of the season.
K’Ogalo, the 19 time champions travel to Sudi Stadium where Sugar millers will have to continue with the unbeaten run at home this season not forgetting the first leg results at Nyayo National Stadium on November 19, 2022 where Nzoia lost.
If Nzoia Sugar win this will reduce Gor Mahia’s lead at the top to one point and judging from the past five meetings, the Sugar millers managed two wins while Gor have grabbed only one victory with two draws.
Nzoia Sugar midfielder Boniface Munyendo (with 5 goals) on Nzoia home record:
“We have not lost at home and we can’t afford that, now that we are only four points behind Gor. It is going to be a very tough match but we are ready,”
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Benson Omala is K’Ogalo on-form attacker after having 17 goals by his name. However, Joseph Mwangi is expected to lead Nzoia Sugar’s attack with seven goals to his name.
Gor Mahia midfielder Boniface Omondi on game mentality:
“We have to bounce back from the Mathare United defeat and cement our lead at the top. It will be a very tough match because our opponents are also in the title race,”
Tusker Momentum back
With the FKF-PL action back this Wednesday Tusker win against Bandari could see them move second if.
The brewers Tusker have 31 points and in fourth place there for this is a tough and must win test for them after being defeat in the first leg at Mbaraki Stadium, Mombasa.
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Wednesday’s Fixtures (All matches kick off at 3pm unless stated)
Sofapaka v Mathare United ( MISC Kasarani 1pm)
Nzoia Sugar v Gor Mahia (Sudi)
AFC Leopards v Wazito ( Nyayo)
Vihiga Bullets v Posta Rangers (Bukhungu)
Tusker v Bandari (Ruaraka)
Bidco United v Nairobi City Stars (Thika)
Ulinzi Stars v Kakamega Homeboyz (Ulinzi Sports Complex)
KCB v FC Talanta (Kasarani Annex, 3.15pm)
Kenya Police v Kariobangi Sharks (Kasarani, 3.15pm)