November 9, 2023NEWS / PRE MATCH ANALYSISSofapaka FC will be travelling to Kakamega County to face-off with Last season Mozzart Bet Cup winners Kakamega Homeboyz at Bukhungu Stadium, on November 10 2023. Sofapaka who have registered mixed results in their last two games after beating KCB 3-0 and losing to a similar margin against Talanta, will be hoping to beat the home side to collect three points that will see them get out of the last position on the league’s log. Speaking during his last training session at Marist International University College grounds in Karen yesterday Sofapaka’s head coach Ezekiel Akwana stated it is unfortunate that they lost their last home clash against Talanta after their emphatic win against the bankers stating that it was only a matter of time before the boys adapt to his playing style. “Yes, we played well against Talanta but lost, that match is gone now we focus our energy on the task ahead at Bukhungu. We have prepared well and all that is left is to go there and play according to script, collect three points and wait for our next match,” Quipped Akwana. After ten matches, Batoto ba Mungu have found themselves in an unusual spot lying at bottom of the table with 7 points after managing only two wins, one draw and losing seven of their matches. The 2009 champions will be hoping the weather favors them in order to down the Patrick Odhiambo led charges who sit pretty at 8th spot of the table standings on 15 points. A win at Kakamega will help Sofapaka leap to 14th spot. [...]
November 4, 2023NEWS / PRE MATCH ANALYSISBurundian and Sofapaka striker Fiston Razak will be hoping lady-luck will be on his side again when they play host to visiting FC Talanta from 3pm today in their new home turf Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos County. The lethal forward found the back of the net against KCB where the team won 3-0 at Kasarani Stadium, their second victory of the season after beating Kenya Police FC 1-0 at their home ground a fortnight ago. The Ken Kenyatta led side currently lie at position 9 having accumulated 12 points from nine matches while Batoto ba Mungu got themselves out of the bottom of the table and leaped two spots up to settle at 16th spot with 7 points. Speaking before today’s clash Razak acknowledged it was difficult for him to have played over seven games without scoring for the team. “A striker’s mission is to find the back of the net and now that I have got my mojo back I am planning to score in each of our every match starting today against Talanta,” Noted Razak In their 3-0 emphatic win against the bankers, mid-fielders Khalid Jumaan and Amos Asembaka scored goal apiece helping the Ezekiel Akwana led side bag the three winning points. On his part coach Akwana deputized by Francis Xavier stated he is looking to finish the first leg on a high and that means winning each of their upcoming fixtures. “We are approaching this match with a lot of caution since our opponents are no pushover and are equally a good side. We have had good preparation and I believe the boys will post positive results in the afternoon,”noted Akwana. [...]