AFC Leopards named FKFPL club of the week after upsetting title challengers City Stars

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FKFPL AFC Leopards named FKFPL club of the week after upsetting title challengers City Stars

Mark Kinyanjui 21:00 - 25.01.2024

Leopards have enjoyed a good run of form in recent weeks and their convincing display ovr City Stars has earned them the FKFPL club of week 19.

13-time FKFPL champions AFC Leopards have been named the FKFPL club of the week for gameweek 19 after upsetting Nairobi City Stars 2-0 last Sunday.

Leopards won the award with 54 percent of the votes ahead of Kenya Police, Bidco United and  Sofapaka.

The victory saw Leopards climb up to the 10th spot on the league standings after recording their fifth win of the campaign and they will now travel to Machakos where they are scheduled to face Kariobangi Sharks on  February 4.

AFC Leopards got both their goals through Maxwell Otieno and Kevin Kimani

Gor Mahia coach Johnathan McKinstry has been named the fans’ coach of the week after managing to get his fourth consecutive victory over Tusker on Saturday afternoon.

They won 1-0 thanks to a goal by creative midfield maestro Austin Odhiambo to put them 12 points ahead of the Brewers and 10 ahead of City Stars in second place.

McKinstry won the award with 38.4 percent of the votes, beating Bidco’s Anthony Akhulia,  Sofapaka boss Zedekiah ‘Zico’ Otieno and Leopards boss Thomas Trucha.

Meanwhile, Sofapaka’s Darius Msagha has been named the player of the week, beating Bidco’s Chris Opondo, former Gor Mahia striker Tito Okello and Leshan Mootian of Ulinzi Stars.

AFC Leopards will be hoping they can keep the run going when they face Kariobangi Sharks in their next clash in February.

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