Super Cup date set, Tusker begin title defence at Leopards

Super Cup date set, Tusker begin title defence at Leopards

The FKF Premier League champions Tusker FC will launch their title defence with an away match against AFC Leopards at the Nyayo National Stadium on September 25.

The fixtures schedulers have set the curtain-raising Super Cup game for Wednesday at Thika Stadium in a clash that will pit cup winners Gor Mahia FC against the league champions Tusker.

Record Kenyan champions Gor will host KCB, who finished second last term, next Saturday at the Kasarani Stadium with promoted FC Talanta hosting Wazito FC later on the day at the same venue.

The final member of the 18-team FKF Premier League will be confirmed this weekend when Vihiga United and Police FC face off in the second leg of their promotion play-off. The opening leg ended in a 1-1 draw at Mumias Complex last Sunday.

FKF PREMIER LEAGUE OPENING WEEKEND FIXTURES 

Saturday

Posta Rangers v Kariobangi Sharks,  Thika Stadium 3pm

Gor Mahia v KCB,  MISC Kasarani 1pm

Vihiga Bullets v Bidco United,  Bukhungu Stadium 3pm

Bandari v Mathare United,  Mbaraki Stadium 3pm

Talanta v Wazito, MISC Kasarani 3pm

Sofapaka v Nairobi City Stars, Nyayo National Stadium 3pm

Sunday

AFC Leopards v Tusker Nyayo National Stadium, 1pm

Ulinzi v Nzoia Sugar ASK Grounds,  Nakuru 3pm

Kakamega Homeboyz v Vihiga United/Police FC, Bukhungu 3pm