Referee appointments, three live as Betking PL commences

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After months of waiting, the freshly packaged BetKing Premier League is here with us. A total of eight matches will be staged on Week 1, with three set to be aired live on the official broadcaster, StarTimes.

The biggest game of Round 1 will see AFC Leopards play host to Tusker FC at the Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani on Saturday 28 November. This game, starting at 3pm will also be the first league match aired by the broadcaster.

On Sunday, two matches will be aired live from the Utalii Sports Club. The first will have Posta Rangers play host to KCB from 1pm before paving way for Kariobangi Sharks to face off with Wazito FC at 3pm.

Here’s the list of match officials selected to handle the scheduled games.

AFC Leopards v Tusker; MISC, Kasarani, Saturday 28 November, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: John Ngururi

Center Referee: Badr Yassin

Assistant Referee 1: Oliver Omondi

Assistant Referee 2: Boniface Gikonyo

Reserve Referee: Japheth Juma

Vihiga United v Kakamega Homeboyz; Mumias Complex, Saturday 28 November, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: Moses Osano

Center Referee: Lucas Odhiambo

Assistant Referee 1: Emmanuel Barasa

Assistant Referee 2: Arnold Kimutai

Reserve Referee: David Mulongo

Bandari v Sofapaka; Mbaraki Sports Club, Saturday 28 November, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: Sylvester Musonye

Center Referee: Samuel Mwaura

Assistant Referee 1: John Alando

Assistant Referee 2: Austin Ochieng

Reserve Referee: Phillip Brooke

Nairobi City Stars v Nzoia Sugar; Narok Stadium, Sunday 29 November, at 1pm

Match Commissioner: Damaris Kimani

Center Referee: Hosea Omondi

Assistant Referee 1: Churchill Omondi

Assistant Referee 2: Adan Tadicha

Reserve Referee: Anthony Ogwayo

Posta Rangers v KCB; Utalii Grounds, Sunday 29 November, at 1pm

Match Commissioner: Tabitha Njoroge

Center Referee: Dickens Mimisa

Assistant Referee 1: Steve Adeya

Assistant Referee 2: Oliver Ouma

Reserve Referee: Athman Ahmed

Kariobangi Sharks v Wazito FC; Utalii Grounds, Sunday 29 November, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: Edward Lumbugu

Center Referee: Wilson Otieno

Assistant Referee 1: Gilbert Cheruiyot

Assistant Referee 2: Jane Cherono

Reserve Referee: Raymond Onyango

Western Stima v Bidco United; Moi Stadium Kisumu, Sunday 29 November, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: Caleb Amwayi

Center Referee: Moses Simiyu

Assistant Referee 1: Adam Juma

Assistant Referee 2: Victor Sittuk

Reserve Referee: Felix Ekai

Ulinzi Stars v Mathare United; Afraha Stadium, Wednesday 2 December, at 3pm

Match Commissioner: Carlin Alusa

Center Referee: Josiah Awiti

Assistant Referee 1: Godfrey Ndeva

Assistant Referee 2: Michael Maru

Reserve Referee: Simon Ongaga

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