For the first time this season, Nairobi City Stars will host Bidco United in the premier league in what many dub the ‘NSL derby’ in a matchday 28 game at Ruaraka on Monday 26 July 2021 starting 3 pm.
NEXT MATCH | Round 27
🗓 | Monday 26th July 2021
🆚 Bidco United FC
🏆 | FKF-PL
⏰ | 1500 EAT
🏟 | Ruaraka Grounds #𝕊𝕚𝕞𝕓𝕒𝕎𝕒ℕ𝕒𝕚𝕣𝕠𝕓𝕚
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The two come face to face at a venue where Bidco United came out tops with a 1-0 win during the quarterfinals of the Betway Cup back in June.
During the first leg clash played at Utalii in December 2020, the two sides eked out a barren draw.
There is one major change to the City Stars stable ahead of the epic clash. Coach Sanjin Alagic who was at the touchline then has since left the club and in his place is coach is John Amboko who was his understudy.
Bidco United still has the services of coach Anthony Akhulia who promoted the side at the end of last season.
In the standings, City Stars sits ninth with 38 points as Bidco comes in at eleventh, six points back.
— Betking Kenya Premier League (@Officialfkfpl) July 25, 2021
The two carry similar form to the Monday game; a win and two draws from their last three premier league games.
— Betking Kenya Premier League (@Officialfkfpl) July 23, 2021
Head to head summary (Home games for City Stars)
KPL : 0 games
NSL: 4 times
1-Nov-17; City Stars vs Bidco United, 0-2 (L)
1-Sep-18; City Stars vs Bidco United, 1-0 (W)
28-Mar-19; City Stars vs Bidco United, 0-0 (D)
2-Feb-20; City Stars vs Bidco United, 2-1 (W)
Oliver Maloba on the ball against Bidco in the quarters of Betway Cup on Thur 10 June 2021 at Ruaraka grounds. Bidco United won 1-0