Mathare United vs Tusker: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview
The Brewers will be keen to build a nine-point gap at the top of the table when they face the struggling ‘Slum Boys’ on Tuesday.
Tusker will face relegation-threatened Mathare United in an FKF Premier League match at Ruaraka’s pitch on Tuesday.
The Brewers have already sealed a ticket to the Caf Champions League and are now determined to finish the season at the top of the 18-team table to be crowned champions.
With Tusker in pursuit of the title, the “Slum Boys” will want the victory and avoid being relegated to the lower division.
|Thu||Mathare United v Tusker|
|Dated||Tuesday, July 20, 2021|
|Time||3:00 p.m. (EAT)|
TV channel, live streaming and how to watch
In Kenya the game will NOT be LIVE on TV.
|kenyan tv channel||Online feed|
|Outside Kenya TV Channel||Online feed|
News from teams and teams
|Position||Mathare United team|
|Goalkeepers||Job Ochieng and David Okello.|
|Defenders||Martin Ongori, Lennox Ogutu, David Ochieng (C), Norman Ogolla, Dennis Ochieng and Austin Ochieng.|
|Midfielder||Cersidy Okeyo, Alphonse Ndonye, John Mwangi, Danson Kago, Boniface Akenga and Khalid Jumaan.|
|Before||Tyson Otieno, Klinsman Omulanga, James Kinyanjui, Eugene Wethuli and Dani Lual.|
Mathare United coach Frank Ouna believes his players don’t need the extra motivation to face the top of the table.
“Every game is enough motivation for us because every game is an opportunity for us to get three points that we desperately need,” said Ouna.
“Tomorrow [Tuesday] we are up against a team that is the best in the league and a win against them will give us the right boost to clear our way to safety. If that’s not enough motivation, then you shouldn’t be with us.
As to whether the team will survive relegation, Ouna said: “We can’t play all eight games at once. We play one at a time and so far I’m only watching our game against Tusker.
Probable XI Mathare United: Job Ochieng (GK), Ongori, Ogutu, Austin Ochieng, Ogolla, Okeyo, Ndonye, Mwangi, Kago, Otieno and Omulanga.
|Goalkeepers||Emery Mvuyekure, Robert Mboya and Wanjala Michael.|
|Defenders||Kevin Monyi, Erick Ambunya, Rodgers Aloro, Eugene Asike, Christopher Oruchum and Hillary Wandera.|
|Midfielder||Hashim Sempala, Apollo Otieno, Jackson Macharia, Boniface Muchiri, Michael Madoya and Humphrey Mieno.|
|Before||George Odhiambo, David Majak, Kevin Okoth, Henry Meja, Faraj Ominde and Luke Namanda.|
Tusker will strive for two out of every two wins and coach Robert Matano has no doubts that they are on the right path to claim the title.
“We have done well our last five games and we want to continue, we don’t have to give up now, we are at the top and have to strive to be there at the end of the season,” said Matano. Goal.
While Tusker will welcome captain Hashim Sempala to the squad, who missed the AFC Leopards game with a suspension after racking up five yellow cards, four players will miss the game for various reasons.
Boniface Muchiri and Henry Meja, are absent with the Harambee Stars U23 team in Ethiopia for the Cecafa tournament, while Luke Namanda and Kevin Okoth are both injured.
Probable XI for Tusker: Mvuyekure, Aloro, Wandera, Oruchum, Asike, Mieno, Onyango, Ominde, Meja, Macharia, Odhiambo.
As Tusker beat AFC Leopards 2-0 in his last league assignment, Mathare United suffered a 1-0 loss to promoted Bidco United.
The Brewers were the winners 1-0 when the two teams met in the first round while last season they drew 1-1 in the first game before the second round game was called off due to the coronavirus epidemic in the country.
In the 2019 season, Mathare United beat Tusker 2-1 in the first meeting before drawing 1-1 in the second round in 2018; Mathare also won the first meeting 1-0 before the second meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.
While Tusker leads the standings with 54 points in 24 games, the “Slum Boys” languish at the bottom with 14 points in 24 games.