Newcomers Rainbow FC kicked off their 2023/24 FKF National Super League campaign by securing a  1-0 victory against Darajani Gogo on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Kasarani Annex.

Rainbow’s Kariuki Tyron maneuvered through the Darajani Gogo defense sealing victory with a lone goal in the 36th minute.

Meanwhile, at the Wolves Den grounds in Olooloitikosh, newly promoted Dimba Patriots displayed unwavering determination but fell short in a 2-3 loss to Naivas.

Naivas opened the scoring with Vincent Likare’s goal in the 35th minute. Brian Ouru extended Naivas’ lead just before halftime with a goal, making it 2-0.

In the 53rd minute, Vincent Likare secured his brace, stretching Naivas’ lead to 3-0. Dimba Patriots shifted the game’s momentum ten minutes later, with Danis Omondi netting their first goal.

Tindo Joseph added a second for Dimba Patriots in the 72nd minute. Despite their spirited effort, the final whistle confirmed Naivas’ 3-2 victory.

In Machakos, MCF and SS Assad battled to a 2-2 draw, while in Mumias, visitors Kajiado secured a 2-1 win against hosts Vihiga United.

Gusii kicked off the season with a 5-1 victory over Vihiga Bullets, in Awendo.

Five more matches are lined up on Sunday, September 17, 2023.


Round One Results

Saturday, September 16, 2023

  1. MCF 2-2 SS Assad (Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos, 3 pm)
  2. Vihiga United 1-2 Kajiado  (Mumias Sports Complex, 3 pm)
  3. Dimba Patriots 2-3 Naivas (The Wolves Den, 3 pm)
  4. Rainbow 1-0 Darajani Gogo (Kasarani Annex, 3 pm)
  5. Gusii 5-1 Vihiga Bullets (Awendo Green Stadium, 3 pm)

Round One Fixtures

Sunday, September 17, 2023

  1. Coastal Heroes vs Mara Sugar (Mbaraki Sports Club, 3 pm)
  2. Migori Youth vs Mathare United (Migori Stadium, 3 pm)
  3. Kibera Black Stars vs Nairobi United (Ligi Ndogo grounds, 3pm)
  4. Luanda Villa vs Mombasa Elite (Mumboha Grounds, 3 pm)
  5. Kisumu Allstars vs Silibwet (Moi Stadium, Kisumu, 3 pm)

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