Sofapaka FC will be looking forward to collect their first 3 winning points of the season when they play host to visiting Kenya Police FC tomorrow at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos County.
For the first time in over three years an FKF-PL game will be staged at Machakos county. The venue last hosted a league match before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Batoto ba Mungu as they are commonly referred to as will be using the stadium for their home matches and are expecting to produce positive results in front of hundreds of fans who have vowed to turn in large number and support the club tomorrow.
Heading into this match, Sofapaka will be seeking a win in order to remove themselves from the unfamiliar territory that they find themselves, they lie at the bottom of the 18-team log with just a single point, having lost 5 of their matches and drawing in one condemning them to their worst ever league start in the club’s history.
Beating their opponents will not be a walk in the park for the home team since their challengers recently reinforced their technical bench by bringing on board Croatian tactician Zdravko Logarusic who is very experienced in the Kenyan league having coached both AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia in the past.
Since taking over Police, Logarusic has led the club to two wins against Nairobi City Stars where he won 1-0 before cruising past Bidco United with a 2-0 victory before the FIFA international break.
Sofapaka has proved to be a tough nut to crack for Police because in their last four previous duels the law enforcers only managed to beat them once and drew in three.
After going down 2-0 away at Muranga Seals Sofapaka Coach Ezekiel Akwana will be seeking redemption and give the team their first win of the season.
“We have to win this match if we are to get ourselves from the bottom, we have had ample training time and morale is high at the camp hence we expect a win tomorrow. My players are more than ready for the task ahead. We urge our fans to come and support at Kenyatta stadium,” noted Akwana