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18:00 EAT 10/03/2017
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A court order has stopped the commencement of Kenyan top league

The 2017 Kenyan Premier League season, which was to start tomorrow (Saturday March 11), has been postponed.

Sofapaka have obtained a court order to stop the country’s topflight league commencement awaiting further directions on March 15.

The order obtained on Friday at 3:30pm at Nairobi High Court has Sofapaka as the applicant and Kenyan Premier League Limited as the correspondent; a case presented before Hon. Lady Justice Olga Osewe and signed by the Court’s deputy registrar. 

Sofapaka and Muhoroni Youth have a case at the Sports Disputes Tribunal where they are condemning the decision by Football Kenya Federation to relegate them for failing to comply with Caf Club licensing rule; a thing which has put KCB and Vihiga United on standby.

The case at (the tribunal) is set for its third hearing on Wednesday March 15, having made no steps in two sittings.