Acid test for Leopards against Ulinzi as KPL continues with round 21 action

AFC Leopards face another litmus test when they travel away to Afraha Stadium to tackle battle-hardened Ulinzi Stars in a Sportpesa Premier League clash, which is crucial for both teams.

The Soldeirs will be seeking to bounce back to winning ways following their 1-0 midweek loss to Kakamega Homeboyz, while Leopards are after their seventh win of the season.

Ulinzi are 10th on the standings, with 25 points, while Ingwe are 12th with 23 points

Chasing pack

Elsewhere, nine matches are scheduled across different venues on match day 21 this weekend.

Ulinzi-Leopards tie is the only match of this round that will be will be live on television (KTN News and KTN Burudani, as well as on the Official KPL Facebook page).

With leaders Gor Mahia not in domestic action this weekend as they play in continental assignment, the chasing pack will hope to cut their lead when they play on Sunday.

Mathare United (fourth) have a date against former Champions Tusker at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru and second-placed Sofapaka travel to Kericho for a date with Zoo FC

Batoto ba Mungu are second with 37 points and trail the league leaders by seven points and it will be third against fourth when Bandari host Kariobangi Sharks at Mbaraki Stadium.

Seeking redemption

Kakamega Homeboyz will hope to continue their upward trend when they play Chemelil Sugar at Bukhungu Stadium. Under Nicholas Muyoti, Homeboyz have risen to fifth on the log with 30 points, four behind Mathare United.

Chemelil on the other hand are on a mission to redeem themselves from a 2-0 loss to AFC Leopards.

Mt Kenya United will hope to end their five-match winless streak when they host Nzoia Sugar at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos. The cash-strapped outfit have a paltry 12 points, while the millers are 13th with 22 points.

The match will be preceded by a clash between Posta Rangers who play Sony Sugar.

KCB will be without their mercurial forward Chrispinus Onyango when they accost Vihiga United at Bukhungu Stadium. Onyango will sit out of the match after accumulating five yellow cards and one red.


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