There was nothing to separate Kenya’s two top clubs Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards as they faced off in the first leg of the Mashemeji Derby at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi on Sunday, February 7. Here is how Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards lined-up for the Mashemeji Derby:
FULL TIME: Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards. No goals at the Kasarani Stadium today, but what a match!
85’ – CHANCE WASTED AFC LEOPARDS! Leopards Rupia with an attempt but Andrew Juma defends well.
81’ – SUBSTITUTION GOR MAHIA: Nicholas Kipkirui makes way for Tito Okello
77’ – Gor Mahia’s captain Muguna again on control, picks out Miheso with a neat pass, a cross in floated into the box, but a Leopards defender head’s it clear. So close for Gor
75′ – Gor Mahia’s Momanyi with a long pass looking for striker Kipkirui but its headed off..
72′ – Gor Mahia’s Muguna tries to find Miheso with a lovely pass but it’s intercepted.
70’ – CHANCE AFC LEOPARDS! Mwendwa with a lovely run on the right wing and tees up Shaka whose effort goes off target
67’ – SUBSTITUTION GOR: Sammy makes way for Clifton Miheso
65’ – AFC Leopards’ Collins Shivachi picks up a yellow card
60’ – SUBSTITUTION GOR:: Jules Ulimwengu makes way for John Macharia
58 – SUBTITUTION AFC: Eugene Mukangula replaces Collins Shichenje
55 – Gor Mahia’s Sammy dribbles past one, two , three and passes to Aphla, a low hard short on target and into the hands of the keeper. Good move K’Ogalo.
50’ -Harrison Mwendwa with an attempt at goal but the ball sails out wide
48′ – Throw ball to AFC Leopards side, Aphla heads off
46 – SUB AFC Leopards: Harrison Mwendwa and Peter Thiong’o replace Austin Odhiambo and Marvin Nabwire
46- Second half underway:
44’ – Godfrey takes a long one into the box but we’ll defended by Ingwe.
34’ free kick to AFC Leopards – well defended. Muguna on attack attempts a long range shot but the ball sails inches off the mark.
30’ – GOAL LINE CLEARANCE! – Gor Mahia’s Muguna floats in a good cross from a corner kick, Ulimwengu with a good header in but cleared off the by Lewis Bandi.
28’ – K’Ogalo’s Godfrey sprays a good cross to find Kipkirui, who makes a good turn with the ball, takes a shot but the bail sails inches out.
26 -’ Gor Mahia’s Ulimwengu with a good run and shot but blocked for corner.
25’ AFC Leopards with a good move into the Gor Mahia box but Oluoch comes out, towers above the rest to make a save.
22’ – AFC Leopards’ Elvis Rupia with an attempt at goal but it goes wide.
13- Match stops for significant period after a foul on Austin.
10’- Both teams trying to settle into the game, stringing a few passes here there, trying to assert dominance.
8’ – Collins Shichenje with an early yellow card for a reckless foul.
5 – AFC Leopards get their first freekick of the game after a foul on Fabrice Mugheni.Kamura takes it but it’s well saved.
3’ – Gor Mahia with a free kick at the edge of the 18 yard area after Kamura’s foul on Kipkurui. Ochan pushes it out for a fruitless corner