The Kenyan Premier League is gearing up for an exciting weekend of football with match week 15 on the horizon. Saturday’s fixtures are set to kick off with three matches all slated for a 15:00 East African Time start.
Bandari FC, currently sitting at 5th in the table, will take on Murang’a Seal at Mbaraki Grounds. Bandari will look to capitalize on their decent form, having 7 wins and 2 draws in their last 14 matches. Murang’a Seal, in the 6th position, is not far behind and will aim to close the gap between them.
Simultaneously, Shabana FC, who are just above the relegation zone in the 16th spot, will be desperate for points when they face off against Sofapaka FC at the Raila Odinga Stadium. Shabana has only managed 2 wins in their last 14 games and will need to turn things around to avoid the drop.
In a televised match, Police FC will host KCB FC at the Police Sacco Stadium. Police FC, sitting in 7th with 21 points, will face a tough test against 4th placed KCB FC, who are on a good run with 6 wins and 6 draws, losing only twice so far.
Sunday’s fixtures will see K. Sharks play against Bidco United at the Police Sacco Stadium. Sharks are in the 14th spot, with 3 wins and 4 draws, indicating a challenging season so far.
Bidco United, 10th on the table, will seek to extend their lead over the Sharks.
Another crucial matchup will be between FC Talanta and the league leaders Gor Mahia at the Bukhungu Stadium. FC Talanta, 9th in the standings, faces an uphill battle against a Gor Mahia side that has yet to lose a match this season, with 7 wins and 7 draws, signaling their title aspirations.
The other games will see Posta Rangers take on Muhoroni Youth, Ulinzi Stars against NRB. City Stars, Nzoia Sugar versus Tusker FC, and AFC Leopards against KK Homeboyz.
With the league now past its midway point, every match counts, and the teams will be looking to secure vital points as they either push for the title, aim for a respectable mid-table finish, or battle to avoid relegation.