Nairobi City Stars will, for the third time in Kenya’s top flight, host Kariobangi Sharks, this time in a matchday six tie in the 2022-23 season in Ruaraka on Wednesday 21 December 2022 starting 3 pm.
Sharks have made a clean sweep of the last two games hosted by City Stars winning both by identical 2-1 margins.
The two sides return to Ruaraka a year and two weeks after their last meeting – on 4 December 2021.
Then, Patrick Otieno’s second-half goal earned full points for Sharks. It topped up on Geoffrey Shiveka’s first-half penalty. In between those goals, Ezekiel Odera squeezed one for Simba wa Nairobi.
The match will see City Stars tactician Nicholas Muyoti come up against William Kanu Muluya once again.
Form-wise, City Stars carries a 1-0 loss from Nzoia Sugar to the game while Sharks come to the party with a 1-1 draw against Gor Mahia. Table-wise, Sharks is placed sixth in the 18-team table with five points, four more than 15th placed City Stars.
Who wins this one?
City Stars home games vs Sharks; Wins (0), Draws (0), Loses (2).Total-2
30-Jan 21: Nairobi City Stars vs K. Sharks, 1-2 (L)
04-Dec 21: Nairobi City Stars vs K. Sharks, 1-2 (L)
21-Dec 22: Nairobi City Stars vs K. Sharks, ??