January 5, 2024 Patrick Korir

Head-to-head: Nairobi City Stars (H) vs FC Talanta (A): 2023-24 FKF Premier League season

Kelvin Etemesi in action against FC Talanta's Peter Mungai in a 33rd round FKF Premier League match in Kasarani Annex on Tue 20 June 2023. It ended 2-2

Simba wa Nairobi will host FC Talanta in a matchday 17  FKF Premier League tie in Ruaraka on Saturday 6 January 2024, starting at 3 pm.

The upcoming tie will be the fifth overall between the two in Kenya’s topflight league, but the third with Nairobi City Stars as hosts.

The first home game for City Stars against FC Talanta, during the 2021-22 season-ender at Kasarani Annex in June 2022 ended in a 2-2 draw.

City Stars next home game against the same side, held in Ruaraka in early December 2022, ended in a 2-1 defeat after the visitors wiped out a 1-0 halftime lead with the equalizer and winning goal in the second half.

Simba wa Nairobi heads to the Saturday game in search of their first home win over their stubborn foes.

There are no technical bench changes as, once again, Simba wa Nairobi head coach Nicholas Muyoti will face off with his counterpart Ken Kenyatta on the Talanta side.

Into the game, City Stars carries a five-game winning streak, while FC Talanta has posted two draws and three losses from the same set of games.

Table-wise, Simba wa Nairobi is placed fifth with 27 points, seven clear of eleventh-placed FC Talanta.

Summary

City Stars home games vs FC Talanta; Wins (0), Draws (1), Loses (1). Total – 2

12-Jun-22; City Stars vs FC Talanta, 2-2 (D)
04-Dec-22; City Stars vs FC Talanta, 1-2 (L)
06-Jan-24; City Stars vs FC Talanta, ??

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