Keeper Eliud Emase will start between the posts replacing Kaleb Wafula, who is nowehere in the squad. Bonface Baraza stays in wait on the bench as Eugene Mukangula and Christopher Oruchum parade to stir-up the team.
On the other hand, David Okello returns in goal for Tusker as Duncan Ochieng’, who conceded five goals against Nzoia Sugar last weekend drop to the bench. Key striker Allan Wanga is also back to the squad.
Thika United: Eliud Emase, Joel Tata, Salim Mzee, Suleiman Ngotho, Said Tsuma, Christopher Oruchum, Dennis Lewa, Sammy Meja, Collins Okumu, Benson Iregi and Eugene Mukangula.
Subs: Bonface Baraza, Vincent Nyaberi, Shami Kibwana, Idah Sosthanes, Baraka Badi, Adem Edmond, Asad Musa
Tusker: David Okello, Marlon Tangauzi, Shafik Batambuze, Eugene Asike, Martin Kiiza, Hashim Sempala, Cercidy Okeyo, Jackson Macharia, Humphrey Mieno, Noah Wafula and Allan Wanga.
Subs: Duncan Ochieng’, Llloyd Wahome, Collins Shivachi, James Situma, Sydney Ochieng, Briana Osumba, Moses Ndawula.