FKF set dates for promotion playoff

Kisumu all-stars vs vihiga queens to square out.

Football kenya federation has set new dates for the playoff to determine who will earn promotion to the Betking premier league formely KPL

Kisumu All-Stars Will Square it out with Vihiga united in the promotion playoff.

 All-Stars, finished 16th in the top-flight last season, and Vihiga United, came third in the National Super League (NSL) will now play on October 7 to determine who takes up the slot in kpl.

“The first leg has been slated for Wednesday, October 7, 2020, while the second leg will be played on Sunday, October 11, 2020 in a two leg match

The winner on aggregate is entitled to a place in the 2020/21 FKF Premier League.

“A draw is set to be held, in accordance with Art. 2.9.2 of the FKF Rules and Regulations Governing Kenyan Football, to determine which team kicks off the tie at home.”

The Kenyan top-flight was ended prematurely last season owing to the effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic with Kisumu All-Stars surviving the axe by a whisker as they finished in the 16th position.

On the other hand, Vihiga United, who were fighting for a direct ticket to the KPL, could only manage a third-place finish after the lower-tier was also ended owing to the same issues.

Nairobi City Stars and Bidco United both earned promotion to the top-flight after finishing in 1st  and 2nd  position consecutively

Gor Mahia were declared the champions for the 2019-20 campaign for the fourth season in a row a declaration that was contested by kpl in court but hence has been upheld by sdt

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 Government Suspended all social and sporting activities since mid-March when the first case of Covid-19 was reported in the country.

However President Uhuru Kenyatta is may lift the suspension on sporting activities during owing to the set return to sports protocols that are meant to prevent the spread of covid -19 his next address to the Nation  that will pave way for sports activities to resume

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