Gor Mahia kicked off the 2023/24 FKF Premier League season with a 1-1 draw at the MISC Kasarani Stadium on Saturday, August 26, 2023.

Sofapaka’s Darius Msagha received the first caution after a dangerous foul on Gor’s Rooney Onyango in the 40th minute.

Just a minute before halftime, Sofapaka took the lead through Darius Msagha’s deflected effort, heading into halftime with an advantage.

In the 82nd minute, Benson Omalla converted from the spot to equalize for Gor Mahia, putting them back in the game. Despite both teams’ efforts to break the draw, the full-time whistle sealed the score at 1-1.

In another fixture at Mbaraki, ten-man Tusker secured three points by defeating Bandari FC. The Brewers took the lead in the 42nd minute through a James Kibande corner delivery, expertly finished by Deograstiois Ojok.

However, in the 58th minute, Tusker’s David Odoyo received a straight red card from the referee.

Nzoia Sugar kicked off their season with a 2-1 victory against Ulinzi Stars at Sudi Stadium. Meanwhile, Kariobangi Sharks and Kenya Police played out a goalless draw at Kasarani Annex.

Four more matches are scheduled for Sunday, August 27, 2023, to complete the first round of fixtures.

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Round One Results

Saturday, August 26, 2023

  1. Bandari 0-1 Tusker (Mbaraki Sports Club, 3 pm)
  2. Nzoia Sugar 2-1 Ulinzi Stars (Sudi Stadium, 3 pm)
  3. Gor Mahia 1-1 Sofapaka (Kasarani Main Stadium, 3 pm)
  4. Kariobangi Sharks 0-0 Kenya Police (Kasarani Annex, 3 pm)

Round One Fixtures

Saturday, August 26, 2023

  1. Posta Rangers vs BidcoUnited  (Kasarani Main Stadium, 3 pm)
  2. AFC Leopards vs Talanta (Nyayo Stadium, 3 pm)
  3. Nairobi City Stars vs Muhoroni Youth (Kasarani Annex, 3 pm)
  4. Shabana vs Murang’a Seal (Raila Odinga, 3 pm)

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