Match preview: Sofapaka vs Nairobi City Stars

FKF Premier League 22/23 season: Sofapaka vs City Stars
Moi Kasarani
Saturday, January 14th, 2023

Sofapaka will face Nairobi City Stars in the round-nine fixture of the FKF Premier League 2022–23 season on Saturday.

Ahead of the clash on Saturday at Kasarani Stadium, Batoto Ba Mungu will be keen to make it three wins in a row when they take on Nairobi City Stars, while the Nicholas Muyoti-coached side will be hoping to register their first win of the season. Ahead of Saturday’s fixture, Batoto Ba Mungu registered their second win of the campaign last weekend after a 4-0 thumping of Mathare United, while City Stars went down 4-2 in the hands of Vihiga Bullets.

In the past 21 meetings between the two sides, Sofapaka and Mathare United registered 12 and 5 wins, respectively, while the other four encounters ended in draws.

Head-to-head (last 5 matches)

City Stars 0-2 Sofapaka
Sofapaka 3-1 City Stars
City Stars 0-3 Sofapaka
Sofapaka 1-0 City Stars
Sofapaka 5-0 City Stars
Sofapaka (L, D, L, D, D, D, W, W)
Bandari 2-1 Sofapaka
Sofapaka 0-0 Posta Rangers
Nzoia Sugar 1-0 Sofapaka
Sofapaka 1-1 AFC Leopards
Ulinzi Stars 1-1 Sofapaka
Kenya Police 1-1 Sofapaka
Sofapaka 1-0 FC Talanta
Mathare United 0-4 Sofapaka

Nairobi City Stars (L, L, D, L, D, L, L)
Tusker 4-1 City Stars
City Stars 1-2 Talanta
Posta Rangers 0-0 City Stars
Nzoia Sugar 1-0 City Stars
City Stars 1-1 K. Sharks
City Stars 0-1 AFC Leopards
Vihiga Bullets 4-2 City Stars

Team News
There are only two injury concerns for coach David Ouma ahead of Sunday’s clash. Stephen Okola and Raphael Asudi will be expected to be back in a week’s time.

Reverse fixture

In the last meeting between the two sides, Sofapaka managed a 2-0 win over NRB City Stars.

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