Gor Face AFC Leopards in the first edition of "Mashemeji Derby" in 2021
By SOduma | self meida writer
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Kenyan Premier League (KPL) defending champions face acid test as they prepare to play their arch rivals AFC Leopards in the first edition of Mashemeji Derby this year. The match which is scheduled to be player on 7th February was earlier on postponed since Gor was engaged in continental assignments.
The match venue is set at the 60,000 capacity Kasarani stadium although it is still unclear if fans will be allowed in limited capacity. The sports ministry is in talks with the health ministry provided the organizers will ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
Gor climbed to sixth on the KPL log following their 3-1 victory over Bandari FC over the weekend. Gor has been criticized for dismall performance in the league and the CAF Champions League preliminary stages. However, the team has reinforced their squad with the arrival of players such as Ulimwengu and recruiting local rising talents. Further, the team has reinforced its technical bench with the appointment of Portuguese coach Carlos Manuel.
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