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BREAKING: 'Mashemeji' derby postponed

7:16 PM SGT 2/5/17
AFC Leopards fans react during their league match against Bandari in Mombasa.
The first leg of 2017 season's 'Mashemeji derby' will not be played on Sunday

The Kenyan Premier League match pitting AFC Leopards against Gor Mahia which was set to be played on Sunday has been postponed.

The match was to be played at Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium but the home team AFC Leopards have confirmed the postponement on their official facebook page explaining that the encounter must be staged at its initially set venue; Nyayo Stadium.

"We wish to notify our members that the Derby originally scheduled for Sunday 7th May 2017 in Nakuru has been postponed until such a time when Nyayo stadium will be available. We thank both KPL and FKF for the timely action that restores the integrity of the league."

Nyayo and Kasarani stadia are currently under renovation in readiness for the upcoming Chan 2018 competition.