For only the second time across two seasons, Nairobi City Stars will host Vihiga Bullets, in Kasarani Annex on Sunday 16 April 2023 during a matchday 25 tie set to kick off at 1 p.m.
Simba wa Nairobi last hosted the Bullets a year-and-a-half ago, on 6 November 2021 in Ruaraka, a match they went on to win 4-0.
In between then and now, City Stars has twice traveled to Kakamega to face the same side. A 2-1 win and an embarrassing 4-2 loss were the results from the reverse tie in the 2021/22 season, and in the first leg tie for the 2022/23 season, respectively.
Ahead of the game, both sides parade losses from their mid-week games; City Stars having gone down 4-2 to Kenya Police, and Bullets a 3-0 fall to KCB. Both games were played at the Police Sacco Stadium.
Table-wise, City Stars is in relegation spot 16 with 20 points with a 12-point buffer over Bullets who take the wooden spoon.
Coaching-wise, Nicholas Muyoti will be in charge for a fourth game against Bullets who are currently being handled by Milton Kidiga.
Who wins this one?
City Stars home games Vihiga Bullets: City Stars wins (1), Draws (0), Loses (0)
06-Nov-21, City Stars vs Vihiga Bullets, 4-0
16-Apr-23, City Stars vs Vihiga Bullets, ??