BREAKING: Muhoroni Youth, Sofapaka reinstated to KPL

Muhoroni Youth fans in a past Kenyan Premier League match
Stafford Ondego/Goal Kenya.
The X and Y teams in the 2017 KPL fixtures can now be known with the inclusion of Muhoroni Youth and Sofapaka

Muhoroni Youth and Sofapaka have been reinstated to the Kenyan Premier League, according to a ruling made by Sports tribunal on Wednesday.

The two clubs were at the court to condemn their ‘relegation’ by the Football Kenya Federation over Club licensing law and after close to two months, Chairman John Ohaga issued a ruling to their advantage.

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In the ruling, Ohaga explained that the court was not fully convinced by the federation’s club licensing tenets, on which the two clubs were demoted, thereby ordering KCB and Vihiga United, who were on standby for promotion, to take part in the country’s second tier; National Super League.

Here is part of the ultimate decision which has affected both clubs as obtained by Goal.

Ruling on Sofapaka and Muhoroni Youth 1

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Ruling on Sofapaka and Muhoroni Youth 2

This development comes after KPL’s first week of action and it will now enable league organizers to fill the blank spaces left in the fixtures for a complete season schedule.

Kakamega Homeboyz and Western Stima will now know their catch-up opponents having missed the first league matches. Sony Sugar and Kariobangi Sharks, whose second match opponents were designated X and Y names respectively can also now be sure of playing games over the weekend.