KPL review: AFC drop to relegation as Mathare drop points

Written By: Buckley Fetha

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AFC Leopards’ terrible run in the 2018/19 Kenya Premier League was once again highlighted in the 14th round of matches, as the 13-time League victors slipped into the relegation zone following a 1-0 loss in the hands of Ulinzi Stars.

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The 14th Round of matches of the Kenya Premier League caused major changes on the standings, more changes might be on the offing on Wednesday, as defending champions “Kogallo” take to the pitch against Western Stima at the Machakos County stadium.

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Gor Mahia’s 1-0 away win away to 4th placed Sofapaka, propelled it to the 3rd position on the log with 25 points, two points ahead of 5th Western Stima, who were 2-1 winners over bottom-placed Mt Kenya United.

Bandari’s win over Kariobangi Sharks, who are stuck in 7th place, leaves it top of the standings on 28 points, two ahead of Mathare United who were held to a goalless draw away to 15th placed Zoo FC.

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Former champions Tusker FC are 6th despite losing at home to 9th placed Kakamega Homeboyz, with the Kakamega based side two points behind Sony Sugar, who emerged 1-0 winners over KCB.

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Ulinzi Stars completes the top 10 best teams’ courtesy of their victory against a struggling AFC Leopards side.

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Leopards are now 17th on the Log with 10 points after 13 matches, with this being their 5th consecutive league loss.

Ingwe has only recorded two wins this season, four draws and seven losses.


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