AFC Leopards started life in the SportPesa Premier League under new coach Dorian Marin with a barren draw against Mathare United in a closely contested match at Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday.
AFC Leopards drowned in more misery after going down 1-0 to Tusker FC on Sunday May 28, 2017 at the Kinoru Stadium. Chaos were witnessed before the match as rowdy youth tried forcing their way into the stadium on grounds that they had been informed that there would be free entry into the stadium for the match pitting the two sides. Police however reacted fast to de-escalate the ugly scenes.
Kenya Premier League defending Champions Tusker Fc will be eyeing their seventh straight win in the league as they welcome AFC Leopards in Meru on Sunday. Tusker FC has beaten AFC Leopards eight time in the last 14 meetings. Five matches have ended in draws and AFC Leopards has managed just one win. Ingwe’s lone win those 14 ties came in May 2014 when Jackson Saleh scored for a 1-0 win.
AFC Leopards coach Stewart Hall blasted his players’ performance in Wednesdays’ match against Sofapaka, where they lost 1-0 in a match played at the Kenyatta Stadium. Hall, speaking after the match, was quick to dissect the performance stating that it was in his view the worst performance of the season.