Nairobi, Kenya – (African Boulevard News) – On Sunday, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards will face off in the much-anticipated Mashemeji Derby. Ahead of the clash, Gor Mahia’s head coach Jonathan McKinstry has spoken of the threat posed by AFC Leopards. He said that the game would be a tough duel, mainly because Ingwe would be coming into the game “with nothing to lose.”
McKinstry noted that while his team is the current league leaders, AFC Leopards had nothing to lose in the derby, and that could make them even more dangerous. He stated, “They don’t have as much pressure on their shoulders as we do. They will play freely and could cause us trouble.” Gor Mahia currently occupies the top spot in the Kenyan Premier League, while AFC Leopards is fifth on the table.
The Mashemeji Derby is one of the most significant fixtures on the Kenyan football calendar, with fans eagerly anticipating the clash between the two bitter rivals. The match is expected to be a tough and competitive one, with both teams fighting for bragging rights.
However, McKinstry emphasized that his team was not taking the game lightly and is preparing extensively for it. He revealed that he was studying AFC Leopards’ recent games to come up with a game plan to counter their tactics. He said, “We have analyzed their last couple of games, and we are coming up with a strategy to overcome them.”
The derby, which takes place at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, is sure to be a thriller. Both teams have a lot to play for, with Gor Mahia fighting to maintain their lead in the league, and AFC Leopards looking to climb higher up the table. Fans are eagerly anticipating the match, and it promises to be a spectacle.
In conclusion, the Mashemeji Derby is one of the most significant fixtures in Kenyan football, and the clash between Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards is one not to be missed. McKinstry’s comments have only added to the hype surrounding the match, and fans will be looking forward to seeing how the two teams will perform on Sunday.