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AFC Leopards Continue Unbeaten Run, Seals Settle for Draw As Shabana Faces Tough Match Week.

By March 3, 2024No Comments

The second day of the matchweek witnessed unruly scenes from Shabana’s disappointed fans as their team faced Bandari at Machakos, hoping to end their winless streak. However, Bandari proved formidable, securing a 2-0 victory with Francis Kahiro scoring in the 35th minute and William Wadri adding another goal later. Joseph Ochuka’s stellar performance for Bandari stood out in the match. Bandari FC Coach John Baraza acknowledged the challenge Shabana posed, stressing the significance of tactical play in securing victory. On the other hand, Shabana Coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo chose to avoid the media spotlight after another disappointing defeat in the FKF League.

Demonstrating their mettle, the Ingwe boys showcased their genius in this game week, securing a 2-0 scoreline. Converging at Nyayo Stadium for an exhilarating showdown against Nzoia Sugar FC, AFC Leopards drew a significant crowd. Although the initial half yielded no goals, they orchestrated a remarkable comeback in the second period. Gitego’s strike found the back of the net, granting AFC Leopards an early advantage. Eight minutes later, Beja Hassan, in a poignant move against his former team, netted another goal, thereby extending AFC Leopards’ lead and securing an impressive win. With this victory, AFC Leopards have now risen to the 7th position in the league standings.

At Police Sacco, the match between Police Sacco and KCB FC ended in a goalless draw, the Seals narrowly missing a penalty opportunity that could have shifted the game’s momentum. Both teams showcased tactical prowess and a hunger for victory throughout the match. In the 10th minute, KCB FC launched a promising attack from a corner kick, denied by an impressive save from the Seals’ goalkeeper. Murang’a Seals came closest to breaking the deadlock in the 30th minute with a penalty opportunity missed by Dennis Munyovi. Murang’a Seals’ Joe Waithira posed a consistent threat on the wings, challenging KCB’s defenders. Despite a reenergized KCB FC in the second half, their efforts fell short against Murang’a Seals’ defense. In the 50th minute, Murang’a Seals’ Robert Mudenyu missed a crucial free-kick opportunity. Both teams played cautiously in the latter stages to avoid conceding late goals, resulting in a hard-fought draw as the final whistle blew.

The final match of game week 23 is scheduled for Monday, March 4th, 2024, where Ulinzi will face Police FC at Ulinzi Complex, airing live on Azam.

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