Ushuru and KCB will be keen to checkmate each other as they face relatively easy opponents in today’s National Super League (NSL) fixtures. The duo is separated by only two points at the summit of the championship and will be giving their all as the campaign nears a close.
Ushuru on 72 points will be up against mid table side City Stars at Camp Toyoyo Saturday as they seek to pull clear. The bankers, second on the log face 11th placed Isibania at Awendo Green Stadium in what appears an easy outing for them on paper.
Both sides are off morale boosting victories against FC Talanta and Administration Police respectively at midweek. Ken Kenyatta’s steamrolling taxmen are inching ever closer to the title following their eighth straight win in as many days and are also buoyed by their huge 4-1 thumping of rivals KCB a fortnight ago. Having perched in 58 goals in 31 matches, they have got firepower to overpower John Amboko’s eighth placed side now on 41 points.
City Stars, however are of the challenge they face against the current leaders. Leonard Saleh’s charges are missing a couple of players like Simon Abuko and Kevin Migele owing to accumulated yellow cards.
KCB still has ammunition to humble against the Migori outfit. Hopes will be on Luiz Ousmane and Wycliffe Osundwa to do damage at a very unpredictable venue. Saleh is taking a game at a time and has confidence in his team to have the mental strength in the remaining fixtures.
“We just have to play our own game and not depend on other people. It is within sight and I have a group who can go the mile. It is up to us to believe and let the ball do the talking,” said Saleh.
Third-placed Wazito on 68 points host 17th placed Agro-Chemical at Camp Toyoyo in what is expected to be a true fight from Paul Ogai’s men. The Muhoroni side who are on 27 points are fighting tooth and nail to avoid relegation from the second tier.
Frank Ouna’s men are just off a 1-0 win over 14th placed GFE 105 in midweek while contrastingly Agro fell to St. Joseph’s Youth by a similar margin in Nakuru.