Top spot battle as Koops and Salim name squads
The big cat fight is on this evening. Sofapaka FC will play host to AFC Leopards at Nyayo Stadium on Wednesday May 16 from 7pm .The match will broadcast live on Supersport.
Sofapaka will be fighting to maintain their top position in the league while AFC Leopards seeks to reclaim their spot. Sofapaka has 29 points while AFC has 27 points but has a match at hand.
On head to head record, Sofapaka stands an inch taller with three wins, one draw and a loss in all their six league games since Batoto Ba Mungu first stepped into the Kenyan Premier League.
AFC leopards will be missing Erick Masika and Allan Wanga who are both out on injury. Koops has preferred to start with Ugandan Jimmy Bageya on the bench.
On his part coach Salim Ali has picked Anthony Kimani who has been used as a sub recently to start this evening. Hot property Humprey Mieno and John Baraza are expected to give AFC a hard time but Koops can rest his faith on top poacher Mike Barasa.
Tickets for the match are available at Nyayo Stadium at a cost of Ksh 500 for VIP and 200 for the terraces. ther Ticket Masters outlets will also be selling the much sought entry ticket.
Sofapaka: Duncan Ochieng,Hashim Mukwana,Juma Abdalla,Eugene Asike,EdgarOchieng,Humphrey Mieno,James Situma (Cpt),Musa Mudde,John Njoroge,Anthony Kimani,John Baraza
Subs: David Okello (Gk),Robert Binja,Bob Mugalia,Heritier Luvualu,Felly Mulumba,Joseph Nyaga,John Onami
AFC Leopards:Patrick Matasi,Amon Muchiri,Abbassi Kiwalabye,Martin Imbalambala (Cpt),Jonas Nahimana,Bernard Mangoli,Augustine Etemesi,Salim Ramadhan,Victor Ochieng,Mike Barasa,Oscar Kadenge
Subs:Barnabas Tiema (Gk),Robert Syongo,Edwin Wafula,Samuel Mwangi,Jimmy Bageya,Francis Chinjili,Charles Okwemba