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.
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.
Chemilil FC initially held the Leopards to a goalless draw in first-half before scoring twice in the second-half to inflict Leopards first defeat of the season in a match played at Moi Stadium, Kisumu on Sunday. John Mwita scored the first goal in the 50th minute, 16 minutes before Hillary Echesa doubled the lead.
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 bounced back to winning ways with a deserved 1-0 win over Muhoroni Youth in a match played at the Mbaraki Sports ground. Having lost 2-0 to Chemelil Sugar last weekend, Stewart Halls charges knew that nothing short of maximum points would excite the ardent fans who thronged the City of Mombasa for the 4pm kick off.
AFC Leopards were held to a goalless draw by visiting Ulinzi Stars in a hard-fought SportPesa Premier League encounter at Machakos County Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Ingwe’s pre-match teamsheet cleared up the speculation surrounding their potential line-up, with confirmation of two changes. In came Allan Kateregga and Marcellus Ingostsi from the side deployed against Nzoia Sugar last time out, with Paul Kiongera injured and Joshua Mawira settling on the bench.