Courtesy of futaa.com
Kenyan Premier League traditional rivals Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards will clash in the second edition of the annual KPL Top 8 tournament set to kick off on 7 March 2012.
The draw conducted on Wednesday 22 February at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi Amboseli Room placed the two head to head.
dates could change
This match could be the curtain raiser though that will depend on Gor Mahia’s tricky Confederations Cup and KPL fixtures. Any of the other top8 fixtures could then take the slot.
The Top 8 fixtures are spread across all Wednesdays starting the 7 March 2012.
KPL Top 8 inaugural and defending Champions Ulinzi Stars who are also the KPL 2010 Champions will sweat it out against the millers from Chemelil while current KPL champions Tusker FC will face Rangers FC.
Running for the second year
Another former league Champion Sofapaka will also be in the milling plant to face SoNy Sugar with the teams contesting for the Kshs 1 million jack pot set aside for the eventual winners.
The tournament will be running for the second year now after the first ever last season won by Ulinzi Stars. The military side carried the trophy after seeing off fellow finalists Western Stima 2-1 at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Draw in full:
AFC Leopards Vs Gor Mahia 7 March 2012
Tusker FC Vs Rangers FC 14 March 2012
Ulinzi Stars Vs Chemelil Sugar 21 March 2012
Sofapaka FC Vs SoNy Sugar 28 March 2012