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The modified fixtures have been produced to accommodate the two clubs that had been expelled due to opposition to the StarTimes-FKF deal.
The Kenyan Football Federation has launched the new Premier League matches after Mathare United and Zoo FC were reinstated by the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT).
The two top-tier teams had been kicked out after they objected to the StarTimes broadcast deal, but after Zoo moved to SDT, Chief Justice John Ohaga suspended the FKF’s kickback notice and the federation ordered clubs to participate in the league.
Consequently, Mathare United will begin their campaign against Gor Mahia on January 14. As Mathare will begin their season, the rest of the teams would have already played six games and the Slum Boys will have to try to catch up, like most of their matches. have become congested in a two week period.
Four days after the clash against the Green Army, Mathare United will play Zoo FC before hosting Bandari on January 22. The Slum Boys will travel to Nakuru and face the Ulinzi Stars on January 27 before wrapping up their tasks for the month with a game against Tusker on January 31.
On the other hand, Zoo will open the season with a match against Bandari FC at Afraha Stadium on January 9. They will then face Posta Rangers at the same venue on January 13 as FKF has not given a reason why the matches will not be staged. at Kericho Green Stadium.
After being welcomed by the 2008 champions on January 18 at Moi International Sports Complex, Kasarani, Zoo will be back on duty six days later against Tusker FC in Nakuru.
The Kericho-based site has already released its home, away and third kit for the 2020/21 campaign.
The Premier League will resume on January 2, with six matches lined up across the country after taking a break for the Christmas and New Years holidays.
Kakamega Homeboyz will start the match round with a home match against Nzoia Sugar at Bukhungu Stadium, while the undefeated Kariobangi Sharks will face the Ulinzi Stars at Kasarani Stadium.
On January 3, Wazito FC will face Nairobi City Stars on the Utalii grounds, Tusker will face Sofapaka in Kasarani, Vihiga United will face Bidco United at the Mumias Complex Stadium and Bandari will face Western Stima in the stadium of Mbaraki.