December 1, 2023 Patrick Korir

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

Naiirobi City Stars left back Dennis Wanjala in action against Posta Rangers in an FKF MD4 Premier League tie in Thika Stadium on Sun 11 Dec 2022. It ended 0-0

For the ninth time since 2010, Posta Rangers will host Nairobi City Stars in Kenya’s topflight league, this time in Machakos Stadium, on Saturday 2 December 2023 during a 14th-round 2023-24 FKF Premier League game starting at 3 pm.

Posta Rangers last hosted Simba wa Nairobi close to a year back, on 9 December 2022 at the Thika Stadium. The game ended 0-0.

The shared spoils in that game was the sixth straight in City Stars trips to Posta since the year 2012. The other two games before that were a win apiece by either side.

It’s been low scores when City Stars travels to Posta, where the hosts have only managed to score three times compared to four by City Stars.

Into the game, both sides come with their ‘A’ game having won their immediate past encounters. While Posta Rangers parades a 3-1 rout over Shabana, Simba wa Nairobi comes to the party with a 3-1 win over Kariobangi Sharks.

Once again, coach Nicholas Muyoti will have another chance of squaring it out with his Rangers counterpart John Kamau who handled the team in the last home encounter.

Log-wise, Posta are top of the 18-team chart with 26 points with a clear 11-point buffer over City Stars who occupy spot 12.

Who wins this one?

Summary

City Stars away games to Posta: 8 – Posta Rangers wins (1), Nairobi City Stars wins (1), Draws (6)

10-Jul-10; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 1-3 (W)
29-May-11, Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 2-1 (L)
3-Nov-12, Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 0-0 (D)
10-Jul-16; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 0-0 (D)
10-Jul-16; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 0-0 (D)
08-Jan-21; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 0-0 (D)
30-Oct-21; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 1-1 (D)
09-Dec-22; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, 0-0 (D)
02-Dec-23; Posta Rangers vs City Stars, ??

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