Vihiga Queens to launch title against Leeds


Vihiga Queens FC players celebrates scoring against Makolanders FC during their Kenyan Women Premier League (...
Vihiga Queens FC players celebrates scoring against Makolanders FC during their Kenyan Women Premier League (KWPL) League match at Camp Toyoyo stadium Jericho in Nairobi on March 03, 2018. Vihiga United FC won 5-2. Photo/Kelly Ayodi/Sportpicha.

In Summary

  • Kenya Women Premier League champions Vihiga Queens will begin their title defence against Vihiga Leeds at the Mumias Sports Complex on February 24 as the football management body released the fixtures on Wednesday.
  • All the 16 teams will be in action on the opening weekend; with last season’s debutants Trans Nzoia Falcons who came in third last term with 73 points  travelling to Moi Stadium, home to Kisumu All Stars

Kenya Women Premier League champions Vihiga Queens will begin their title defence against Vihiga Leeds at the Mumias Sports Complex on February 24 as the football management body released the fixtures on Wednesday.

Last season’s runners up Thika Queens who were beaten to the title by a single point will seek to reclaim the title that has eluded them for the past two seasons as they travel to Camp Toyoyo grounds to face Makolanders.

All the 16 teams will be in action on the opening weekend; with last season’s debutants Trans Nzoia Falcons who came in third last term with 73 points  travelling to Moi Stadium, home to Kisumu All Stars to launch a potential title challenge.

Last Debutants Kibera Girls Soccer Academy and Nyuki Starlets will be kicking the ball for the first time ever in the top tier as they face Gaspo Youth and Soccer Queens respectively following their promotion from the Division One League.

Kenya Women Premier League opening fixtures:

Sat 24th Feb 2019: Kisumu All Stars vs Trans Nzoia Falcons (Moi Stadium, Kisumu)

Sat 24th Feb 2019: Wadadia vs Edldoret Falcons (Mumias Sports Complex)

Sat 24th Feb 2019: Vihiga Queens vs Vihiga Leeds (Mumias Sports Complex)

Sat 24th Feb 2019: Makolanders vs Thika Queens (C amp Toyoyo)

Sun 25th Feb 2019: Gaspo Women vs  Kibera  Girls Soccer Academy (Ruiru Grounds)

Sun 25th Feb 2019: Kayole Starlet vs Mathare United Women (Camp Toyoyo)

Sun 25th Feb 2019: Soccer Queen vs Nyuki Starlets (Ruiru Grounds)

Sun 25th Feb 2019: Spedag vs Oserian Ladies (Camp Toyoyo)

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