Kimathi comes in to replace Patilla Omoto who is in Spain with the KPL-AllStars. Kimathi will partner Sven Yidah in the heart of midfield as Kariobangi Sharks fight for a second consecutive appearance in the GOtv quarter-final.
Robert Mboya has made it back into the starting line-up, though Sharks’defence remains unchanged from the one used in the last league match.
Kariobangi Sharks: Robert Mboya, Paul Kamau, Pascal Ogweno, Geoffrey Shiveka (c), Michael Bodo, Christopher Kimathi, Sven Yidah, Elli Asieche, Mathew Tayo, Ebrimma Sanneh, Masoud Juma
Reserves: Jeff Oyemba, Stephen Odhiambo, Wycliffe Otieno, Ibrahim Kitawi, Cavin Odongo, Duke Abuya, Rodgers Omondi.