December 4, 2020 Patrick Korir

Head to head: KCB vs Nairobi City Stars

KCB keeper Gabriel Andika goes for the ball against Davis Agesa and Salim Abdallah during a friendly at Public Service Club on Wed 11 Nov 2020. KCB won 1-0

On Friday 4 December 2020, KCB FC will host Nairobi City Stars in Kasarani during a second round Premier League game starting 3pm.

It will be the first meeting in the top flight between the two sides since year 2015. According to the archives, KCB is a one of City Stars’ bogey teams.

From 20 premier league encounters from the 2005/6 to the 2015 season, KCB and City Stars have met 20 times.

Of those encounters KCB has won nine, City Stars seven with the other four encounters ending in draws.

Of the 20 , KCB has hosted half and have gone on to win seven, forcing one draw and have only lost two home games to City Stars.

Though KCB has the better home record, City Stars will recall winning the last away encounter when they visited KCB at Nyayo Stadium on 18 April 2015.

City Stars, then coached by Ugandan Paul Nkata, won the game 3-1. Ebrima Sanneh, a member of the current team, scored a brace to top up on Oscar Mbugua’s opening goal. KCB’s goal came via Raymond Murugi.

Though its been over five years since the two met in the premier league, KCB and City Stars faced off four times while in the second tier in 2017 and 2018.

Their most recent encounter was back in November 2020 during a preseason friendly. KCB won it 1-0  with a Derrick Otanga first half strike.

Which side will blink first when the Lions in Nairobi face off at Kasarani? Tune in to Startimes to catch the game live on BTV Ch 172/463 or stream on StarTimes ON #BKPL #LigiYetuTwendeNayo

Summary of KCB FC vs Nairobi City Stars in the Premier League

Overall 20 games: KCB wins (9), Nairobi City Stars wins (7), Draws (4)

KCB as City Stars hosts: Wins (7), Draws (1), Losses (2)

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