Luanda Villa take aim on Naivas as Silibwet lock horns with Kibera Black Stars in battle for redemption

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NSL Luanda Villa take aim on Naivas as Silibwet lock horns with Kibera Black Stars in battle for redemption

Festus Chuma 10:15 - 23.09.2023

Newcomers Luanda Villa face Naivas in a clash of rising stars, while Silibwet and Kibera seek redemption in an intense showdown.

As the 2023/2024 Football Kenya Federation National Super League enters its second round, football enthusiasts across the country are eagerly anticipating a thrilling lineup of six matches that promise to deliver excitement, surprises, and some highly anticipated clashes.

 Newcomers Luanda Villa have already made a statement with a resounding 5-0 victory in their previous game, but they now face a stern test against Naivas FC. Meanwhile, Silibwet and Kibera Stars are both eager to redeem themselves after stumbling in their opening fixtures.

Luanda Villa vs. Naivas FC

The spotlight will shine brightly on Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos as Luanda Villa travels to Nairobi to take on Naivas FC. Luanda Villa's debut in the league could not have been more impressive, as they decimated Mombasa Elite with a commanding 5-0 win. 

Delle Riziki's early own goal was quickly overshadowed by Ndayala Timothy's goal in the 12th minute, propelling Villa to a 2-0 lead at halftime. The second half witnessed a goal-scoring spree, with Tiema Harrison, Maya Samuel, and Juma Emanuel all contributing to the 5-0 victory. 

Their form is undeniable, but they will face a formidable Naivas side that secured a 3-2 away win against Dimba Patriots. This clash promises fireworks as both teams aim to maintain their winning momentum.

SS Assad vs. Rainbow FC

At Ukunda Show Grounds, SS Assad will be looking to bounce back from a 2-2 draw against MCF in their opening match. Their opponent, Rainbow FC, enters the game on the back of a narrow 1-0 victory over Darajani Gogo. 

With both teams eager to secure all three points, this contest could unfold as a thrilling battle of tactics and determination. 

Assad recently received a significant boost with a three million shillings sponsorship from Base Titanium, adding an extra layer of motivation to their performance.

Darajani Gogo vs. Mombasa Stars (formerly Coastal Heroes)

In the bustling heart of Nairobi at Hope Centre in Kawangware, Darajani Gogo prepares to welcome Coastal Heroes, a team recently renamed from Mombasa Stars. 

Coastal Heroes are keen to bounce back from a 1-0 defeat to Mara Sugar in their season opener. On the other hand, Darajani Gogo is looking to capitalize on home advantage and secure their first win of the season. 

This clash promises to be a high-stakes showdown, as both teams aim to make their mark in the league.

Silibwet vs. Kibera Stars

Silibwet Green Stadium will be the battleground as Silibwet hosts Kibera Stars. Both teams enter this contest hungry for their first victory, having failed to secure wins in their opening games.

 Silibwet started their campaign with a draw, while Kibera Stars suffered a defeat. This match represents an opportunity for redemption, and the players will be determined to showcase their skills and claim the elusive three points.

Kajiado FC vs. MCF FC

In a clash at Ildimat Stadium, Kajiado FC will face off against MCF FC. Kajiado opened their league campaign with a convincing 2-0 win over Vihiga United, showcasing their early-season form. 

MCF, on the other hand, settled for a 2-2 draw against SS Assad in their first fixture. With both teams demonstrating their potential in their respective openers, this match promises to be a closely contested battle.

As the National Super League's second round unfolds, football fans can expect a thrilling blend of skill, determination, and the pursuit of glory. 

Luanda Villa aims to continue their dominance, while other teams seek to redeem themselves or build on their promising starts. With each match holding its unique story, the footballing landscape in Kenya is set for an exciting and action-packed Saturday afternoon.

Full fixtures:

All matches kickoff at 3pm unless stated 

Silibwet vs Kibera Black Stars  (Silibwet Green Stadium,2pm ) 

Mombasa Elite vs Gusii (Mbaraki Sports Club) 

Darajani Gogo vs Coastal Heroes (Hope Centre, Nairobi)

Kajiado vs MCF (Ildamat Stadium,Kajiado)

SS Assad vs Rainbow (Ukunda)

Naivas vs Luanda Villa  (Kenyatta Stadium)