Gor Mahia, AFC Leopards and 2020/21 FKF PL top contenders

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Austin-Odhiambo-of-AFC-Leopards and Kenneth Muguna of Gor Mahia.
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Goal lists clubs that have good odds of challenging K’Ogalo for the title in the new season that is set to start this weekend

  1. Gor Mahia
    Gor Mahia.

    Gor Mahia

    Being champions in the last four seasons puts them in a prime position the title in the newly-formed FKF Premier League.

    Gor Mahia have been successful despite the numerous changes that they have been made in the technical areas involving head coaches, and the new regime will be expected to win nothing less than the league title.

    They have signed 14 players who are expected to offer a larger pool of selection and in the long run, make the title defence much easier.

  2. AFC Leopards
    AFC Leopards.

    AFC Leopards

    Although the local giants have not won the title in the last 22 years, wrestling it from their arch-rivals Gor Mahia is always top on their priority list.

    They have gone for a very qualified coach in Tomas Trucha who is a Uefa Pro license holder and with Anthony Kimani as his deputy, they have a huge task of bringing the title home.

    AFC Leopards have also made some signings but they brought just a few players who are considered good enough to bolster the squad for the task ahead.

  3. Tusker
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    Tusker

    They are the side that last won the title apart from Gor Mahia and have come close to winning it again since.

    Under Robert Matano, himself a Premier League-winning coach, Tusker are expected to mount a strong campaign that may end up winning them the trophy once again.

    Being 11-time league winners, odds of a 12th title should be high ahead of the 2020/21 season.

  4. Kakamega Homeboyz
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    Kakamega Homeboyz

    Since they have largely maintained a side that finished second last season, it would not be clever to rule them out of the title race.

    Head coach Nicholas Muyoti is one of Kenya's most experienced tacticians and having a strong squad under his disposal places him at a better position to challenge for the title and win it for the first time for Kakamega Homeboyz.

    They are one of the sides that has enjoyed stable financial health and that is one of the added advantages the Cleophas Shimanyula-owned side enjoys.

  5. Sofapaka
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    Sofapaka

    Being a previous league winner and the fact they have come close to winning it in two occasions in the last three seasons, Sofapaka should not be underrated this time around.

    Head coach Francis Baraza has been with them for quite some time and that means he understands the culture and ambitions which are key drivers in the title race.

    They have also signed key players like Michael Kibwage and Lawrence Juma and are expected to give the 2009 Premier League winners a competitive edge.