Only two points separates the two sides with K’Ogalo sitting second on the log with 27 points ahead of the Nakuru-based soldiers, who are third on 25 points. But Gor Mahia received a major blow ahead of the crunch game following the suspension of captain, who was sent off in their 2-0 defeat against Sofapaka in last league match.
Zoo Kericho are also set to do without Bernard Odhiambo against Mathare United. Odhiambo helped Zoo to a 3-3 draw against Kakamega Homeboyz in last league match where he picked his fifth yellow card which locks him out of the match. Zoo will take on Mathare United at the Green Stadium in Kericho.
The Kericho-based side are 14th on the standing, four places above Mathare United, who are lying second from bottom.
Fixtures; Saturday: AFC Leopards v Kariobangi Sharks (Afraha Stadium, Nakuru), Nakumatt v Sofapaka (Ruaraka Grounds), Nzoia Sugar v Thika United (Sudi Stadium, Bungoma), Western Stima v Muhoroni Youth (Moi Stadium, Kisumu). Sunday: Gor Mahia v Ulinzi Stars (Moi Stadium, Kisumu), Posta Rangers v Chemelil Sugar (Afraha Stadium, Nakuru), SoNy Sugar v Kakamega Homeboyz (Awendo Green Stadium), Tusker v Bandari (Kinoru Stadium, Meru), and Zoo v Mathare United (Kericho Green Stadium).