League going tough for Gor, Leopards
25 March 2014, 12:36
Nairobi - Following their fall from grace in both CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup tournaments, Kenya's football giants have also found the initial stages of the premiership race unbearable.
Defending champions Gor Mahia and city rivals AFC Leopards are both outside the top five positions in the Kenyan Premier League's 16-team table.
Gor Mahia are placed on sixth position while AFC Leopards occupy ninth place on the log standing from their five and six matches played so far respectively.
Tusker Football Club leads the standings with 13 points from five league matches played to date.
The ambitious side has won four straight league matches and secured a draw while second placed Chemelil Sugar have 12 points from three victories and three draws.
Sony Sugar and Thika United have both 11 points from the same number of games played to date, but the two sides are being separated by goal difference in their six matches.
Sofapaka are placed on fifth position with 10 points, the same number of points with Western Stima and Gor Mahia, but the three clubs are also separated by goal difference with Gor Mahia on sixth position while Sofapaka are on seventh.
Muhoroni Youth FC have nine points from six outings while ninth-placed AFC Leopards share the seven points with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) only to be separated by goal aggregate and goal difference.
City Stars are on 11th position with six points from six games played while Ulinzi Stars and Mathare United are on 12th and 13th positions with five points each from six matches played so far.
Bandari are 14th with four points from six matches, KCB and Top Fry Nakuru are anchoring the league log table with three points each from six matches played, but separated by goal difference.
- CAJ News
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