In Summary
  • There are six matches lined up for the weekend across various venues.
  • As the ball gets to roll, stakeholders are deeply concerned by the never ending fights between the federation and the league body.

After three months of anxious wait occasioned by incessant fights between Football Kenya Federation and the Kenyan Premier League over the size of the competition and modalities of promoting and demoting teams, the 2017 season finally kicks off on Saturday afternoon.

There are six matches lined up for the weekend across various venues.

Defending champions Tusker will look to get their title defence off to a flying start when they host newly promoted Nzoia Sugar FC at the Afraha Stadium.

Bandari under the tutelage of the award winning Ugandan coach Paul Nkata will play host to another new kid on the block in Nakumatt.

On Sunday, Mathare United will be the hosts at the Thika County Stadium where they’ll battle Thika United.

At the same venue, Kariobangi Sharks, making their debut in the top flight, will test the resolve of record 15-time champions Gor Mahia as Sony Sugar clash with neighbours Chemelil Sugar in a sugar millers derby at the Awendo Green Stadium.

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