Contrary to the earlier assumption that a team can apply for postponement of its premier league matches if it has more than one player in the National team, Gor Mahia will be forced to miss services of Anthony Akumu, Musa Mohamed, Duncan Owiti and Abdimalik Mohamed who will be doing duty for the country in Eritrea during the CECAFA junior championship kicking off on Saturday 14th in Asmara.
According to the fixtures released today by KPL Secretariat, Mathare/Gor match which could have been played tomorrow, had Kenya not gone for an International friendly match in Tanzania, will now be played on Saturday 14th August at as from 3pm.
Asked about the FIFA/KPL rule allowing clubs with more than one player in National team to apply, if they so wishes, for postponement of any match involving them, KPL CEO Jack Oguda responded that the rule does not apply to junior team. He further clarified that it was a mistake on their side to have accepted the application from Gor Mahia to postpone their matches against Western Stima and Sudan in Khartoum and Nairobi respectively.due to involvement of junior team in African championship qualifier matches against
Ronald N. Ngala