The game of football is renowned for its unpredictability, and the ongoing FKF Premier League 2022/2023 season has been full of intrigue for fans.

The drama continues as the fight for the title now reaches its climax with the winner set to be decided on the final day of the season.

Round 33 of the league added another thrilling twist to the season’s narrative. In a captivating encounter, Gor Mahia faced a formidable Kakamega Homeboyz side. Despite leading twice, Kogallo found themselves constantly challenged by Homeboyz, who managed to level the score each time. Ultimately, Homeboyz secured a victory by scoring the winner in the dying minutes of the game.

Meanwhile, in Ruaraka, Tusker had an opportunity to capitalize on Gor’s slip. However, they faced a tough challenge from a resilient Posta Rangers side. The mail men took the lead in the first half, however Tusker found an equalizer from their opponents. As a result, Gor Mahia now holds a slim one-point lead heading into the ultimate day of the season.

This title race situation brings back memories of the 2012 season, where three teams were in contention for the premier league. AFC Leopards and Tusker, both with 57 points, entered the final day trailing Gor Mahia by a single point.

In a must-win situation, the Brewers secured a 3-0 victory against Nairobi City Stars in Hope Centre putting the pressure on Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards to have to win their respective matches. However, Gor was held to a 1-1 draw by a determined Thika United at City Stadium, while Ingwe suffered a 1-0 away defeat against Chemilil Sugar. In the end, Tusker emerged victorious and clinched their eighth title on the ultimate day of the season.

Looking ahead to the final matchday of the current season, Gor Mahia will face Nairobi City Stars at MISC Kasarani on June 25, 2023. Knowing that a victory will secure their claim to the premier league title. Meanwhile, Tusker will travel to Mumias to take on Vihiga Bullets, as they strive for a win to keep their title hopes alive.

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Round 34 Fixtures

Sunday, June 25, 2023

  1. Nairobi City Stars vs Gor Mahia (MISC Kasarani, 3 pm)
  2. Posta Rangers vs Bandari (Police Sacco Stadium, 3 pm)
  3. Kariobangi Sharks vs AFC Leopards (Thika Stadium, 3 pm)
  4. Sofapaka vs Nzoia Sugar (Ruaraka Grounds, 3 pm)
  5. Wazito vs Mathare United(Muhoroni Stadium, 3 pm)
  6. KCB vs Kenya Police (Utalii Gounds, 3 pm)
  7. Ulinzi Stars vs FC Talanta (Ulinzi Sports Complex, 3 pm)
  8. Vihiga Bullets vs Tusker (Mumias Sports Complex, 3 pm)
  9. Kakamega Homeboyz vs Bidco United (Bukhungu Stadium, 3 pm)

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