FKF President to miss 'Mashemeji' derby

The Kenyan FA supremo will watch AFC Leopards v Gor Mahia at the comfort of his house

Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa will not attend the 83rd edition of ‘Mashemeji’ derby pitting AFC Leopards against Gor Mahia on Sunday.

The federation boss is a real enthusiast of football and is used to physically attending matches at various stadia in the country but he has confirmed that he will not to be present at Nyayo Stadium today.

However, he has promised to follow the match on television probably to appreciate the fact that the clash will ‘exceptionally’ be live on screen even after SuperSport cut their ties with Kenyan Premier League Limited leaving the country’s top football in the dark.

AFC Leopards: Ian Otieno, Joshua Mawira, Robinson Kamura, Samuel Ndung’u, Abdalla Salim, Duncan Otieno, Bernard Mang’oli, Allan Kateregga, Whyvonne Isuza, Paul Kiongera and Gilbert Fiamenyo.

Subs: Gabriel Andika, Marcus Abwao, Yakubu Ramadhan, Mike Kibwage, Andrew Tololwa, Haron Nyakha and Marcellus Ingotsi

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Gor Mahia: Boniface Oluoch, Karim Nizigiyimana, Wellington Ochieng, Musa Mohammed, Haron Shakava, Kenneth Muguna, Ernest Wendo, Godfrey Walusimbi, George Odhiambo, Timothy Otieno and Meddie Kagere

Subs: Shaban Odhoji, Innocent Wafula, Philemon Otieno, Francis Kahata, Jean-Baptiste Mugiraneza, John Ndirangu and Jacques Tuyisenge.