After Isaac Kipyegon left AFC Leopards for Tusker, Marvin Nabwire took over as captain, with Peter Thiongo assigned to deputize him. Speaking to Mozzart Sports, Peter Thiongo discussed AFC Leopards' struggles prior to the league break, where they had only one win, one draw, and four losses in six matches, and how they intend to change their fortunes.
AFC Leopards has been hit hard as their point man, captain Isaac Kipyegon ditched the club on the deadline of the FKF Premier League transfer window. The AFC Leopards defender featured for his side against on form Ulinzi Stars in their weekend match; a match that they lost 2-0 at Thika Stadium in Thika.
The rift has always be known for its vast ability to produce athletes that have went ahead out to showcase the nation in the world map, the country has been recognised world-wide our talent tanks never running dry as we keep quenching the world with super talented short and more so long distance runners.
Isaac Kipyegon celebrates after scoring a penalty against Tusker FC in FKF Betway Cup quarter-final match at Ruaraka Sports Grounds. Image courtesy FKF Betway Shield Cup defending champions Bandari FC received a shock defeat in the hands of Equity FC in a match played at Ruaraka Sports Grounds. The match minnows scored the lone goal in the 56th minute through Sunda Katumba to progress to semifinals.
image by google Its the third week of the FKF Premier league, and on Wednesday the league giant will be contesting against each other in their first derby match of the season. As Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards prepare to face off in the first Mashemeji Derby of the 2021/22 Football Kenya Federation Premier League season, we examine Ingwe's squad and identify players who can play important roles against the defending champions.
AFC Leopards captain Isaac Kipyegon has promised that their head coach Patrick Aussems is expected in the country tomorrow. The Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKFPL) is set to begin in less than a week, 25th September 2021. AFC Leopards had a troublesome transfer window with a a couple of players exiting the club.
Rift Valley is well known in the world to be a place where great long distance runners come from. This is the opposite in the case of thr wonderful game of football, Rift Valley has produced some few footballers in the past as it is now. Some of the players from the region who played football and were well known are Jimmy Rero who turned out for Nakuru All stars in the 60's.
Image courtesy Premier League side AFC Leopards has announced changes in clubs' leadership. According to the team's website, Isaac Kipyegon has been appointed as Ingwe captain taking over from Robinson Kamura. “AFC Leopards SC head coach Patrick Aussems on Thursday announced that Isaac Kipyegon has been appointed the club captain with immediate effect.”
The Kenyan Premier League league is on a short break with the FKF Betway cup ongoing. The competition has been on for sometime now and there have been some surprising results coming from teams that were thought to be underdogs. Away from that, during the quarter finals held on Wednesday, two Kenyan Premier League sides met.
Both teams Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards progressed to the finals after penalties shootout in semi final, the rivalry between AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia was bound to have a familiar twist of post-match shootouts again. The FKF Cup final was not short of entertainment right from the onset since both the two teams showed great performance to the last kick of the game.
AFC Leopards captain Isaac Kipyegon yesterday on an interview revealed that the club is expecting to reunite with their head coach Patrick Aussems today as the Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKFPL) is set to begin on Saturday, 25th September 2021. AFC Leopards who had a transfer ban imposed on them cannot sign new players despite a number of players exiting the club.
FKF Premier League side Tusker FC have expressed their interests in signing AFC Leopards captain Isaac Kipyegon. Tusker lost to AFC Leopards 1-0 over the weekend at the Thika Sub-County courtesy of Musa Saad first-half goal with Muchiri blowing a chance to level the score as he missed a penalty in the 63rd minute.
The AFC Leopards vs Posta Rangers match did not record any goals as the match ended 0-0.AFC Leopards failed to beat Posta so as to move up in the KPL league. However, Posta Rangers draw was a plus for them as they went into the match as underdogs.
13 times KPL champions AFC Leopards will take on Betking Premier League leaders Tusker FC in the FKF Betway Cup quarter final match.The match will be played on Wednesday 9th June starting from 3.15pm at the Ruaraka grounds.Leopards sailed through to the quarters after edging out Bungoma Superstars 4-2 in a match played on Sunday 6th June at the Thika Municipal Stadium.Robinson Kamura,Collins Shichenje,Isaac Kipyegon and forward Elvis Rupia were all on target for the leopards.on the other hand the Brewers progressed after edging out Division one side Luanda Villa 1-0 with Rising stars teenage sensation Henry Meja scoring the lone goal.Tusker will be relying on the services of Henry Meja,Bonface Muchiri,Humphrey Mieno,Asike and Sammy Meja in order to progress to semis.Leopards will depend on Betking Premier League 2nd top scorer Elvis Rupia,Captain Robinson Kamura,Tallisman Collins Shichenje and Isaac Kipyegon in order to progress.In another match also slated for Wednesday 9th,Mombasa based Bandari FC will take on Division one side Equity FC in an early kickoff at the same venue.Bandari progressed after edging out Sigalagala TTI 5-0 with Benjamin Mosha scoring a brace while Lugogo and Yema scored one each.The visiting side scored an own goal in the 90th minute to round up a superb win for Bandari.Equity on the other hand progressed after edging out fellow division one side VEGPRO 2-1 with Derrick Ayisi scoring the winner in the dying minutes.
Afc Leopards won the match through penalties after a barren draw. The match was played at Afraha stadium in Nakuru with no fans as it has been directed by the tournament organizers. All FKF cup matches were played under closed doors. The match started in a high tempo saw both teams loosing clear cut chances. It was an end to end counter with both teams enjoying equal ball possession and scoring chances at the goal. The teams were unable to break each other’s defense in the first half. The second half wa
AFC Leopards were facing Tusker today in a tightly contested quarter final match. Ingwe's Isaac Kipyegon, was the man who ended Tusker's exceptional Betway Cup's journey, in the 32nd minute, through a penalty. The game ended 1-0. AFC Leopards progressing to the Semi's is quite an important step to AFC Leopards reclaiming their past glory and as seen in the facebook comments below, Leopards fans cannot contain their joy.
Monumental humiliation for the Bandari FC at Ruaraka Grounds as Equity's Sande Katumba scores the gigantic objective that disposes of the reigning champs from the FKF Betway Cup Kasumba scored the objective in the 57th minutes in a match that was played at Ruaraka grounds in Nairobi. John Baraza's side will now meet Tusker FC/AFC Leopards in the semi-finals.
AFC Leopards tactician has today appointed new Captain to replaced Robinson Gladwell Kamura with immediate effect. According to clubs official website, Ingwe who are currently ranked 4th have named Isaac Kipyegon as the new Captain. "AFC Leopards SC head coach Patrick Aussems on Thursday announced that Isaac Kipyegon has been appointed the club captain with immediate effect" Reads clubs statement.