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:

GOR MAHIA:

Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards: Mashemeji Derby ends in goalless draw
Gor Mahia Mashemeji Derby line-up [Gor Mahia Twitter]

AFC LEOPARDS:

Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards: Mashemeji Derby ends in goalless draw
AFC Leopards Mashemeji Derby line-up [Gor Mahia Twitter]

THE MATCH: 

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

Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards: Mashemeji Derby ends in goalless draw
Gor Mahia FC’s Geofrey Ochieng (left) and Fabrice Nugheni of AFC Leopards during FKF Premier league match at Kasarani. Feb 7, 2021. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

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.

Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards: Mashemeji Derby ends in goalless draw
AFC Leopards’ Elvis Rupia and in action with a Gor Mahia defender at the Kasarani Stadium [ACF Leopards – Twitter]

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.

Gor Mahia 0-0 AFC Leopards: Mashemeji Derby ends in goalless draw
Gor Mahia’s Nicholas Kipkirui in action with AFC Leopards players [Standard]

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

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