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FKF Premier League review, standings after 18 rounds

Monday, January 15th, 2024 12:00 | By
AFC Leopards' head coach Tomas Trucha talks with players. PHOTO/AFC Leopards/Facebook
AFC Leopards' head coach Tomas Trucha talks with players during an FKF Premier League match. PHOTO/AFC Leopards/Facebook

Over the weekend, the FKF Premier League featured nine matches with a total of 17 goals scored.

Nine teams managed to secure clean sheets, and four teams clinched victories with a solitary goal.

FKF Premier League leaders

Gor Mahia FC continue to dominate the league, maintaining the top spot with a seven-point lead over second-placed Nairobi City Stars.

Geoffrey Shiveka of Kariobangi Sharks FC (L) dribbles past Benson Omala of Gor Mahia FC during their FKF-Premier League match at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, on October 27 2021. Gor and Tusker continental matches are currently in limbo. PHOTO/Rodgers Ndegwa
Geoffrey Shiveka of Kariobangi Sharks FC (L) dribbles past Benson Omala of Gor Mahia FC during their FKF-Premier League match at Kasarani Stadium.PHOTO/Rodgers Ndegwa

The defending champions remain unbeaten, securing a 1-0 win against Kariobangi Sharks and reaching 40 points with 11 wins and seven draws.

Impressively, Gor Mahia have kept 12 clean sheets in 18 matches, conceding only seven goals and maintaining a clean sheet in the last four games.

Nairobi City Stars are also showcasing a strong performance, enjoying a seven-match winning streak and accumulating 33 points from 10 wins, three draws, and five losses. They last suffered a loss on November 11, 2023.

Tusker have climbed into the top four, securing their ninth win of the season and extending their unbeaten run to eight matches, with the last five resulting in victories.

Eric Kapaito has contributed six goals in these five wins.

Posta Rangers and Bandari share 30 points in the league, while Kakamega Homeboyz and KCB Football are tied at 28 points.

Kenya Police follow with 27 points, and Bidco United and Murang'a Seal are level with 24 points, with FC Talanta close behind with 23 points.

FKF Premier League bottom

AFC Leopards are on a four-match unbeaten run, winning the last two matches and accumulating 21 points.

Ulinzi Stars and Kariobangi Sharks are tied at 18 points, Shabana and Sofapaka have 17 points each.

AFC Leopards head coach Tomas Trucha in a training session. PHOTO/AFC Leopards/Facebook
AFC Leopards head coach Tomas Trucha during a training session ahead of an FKF Premier League. PHOTO/AFC Leopards/Facebook

In the relegation zone, Muhoroni Youth has 16 points, while Nzioa Sugar sits at the bottom with 13 points.

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