Betking Premier League kick-off saw AFC Leopards beat Tusker FC 2-1 in the first match of the season at the Kasarani Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2020.
David Majak opened the scores giving Tusker FC a lead in the 21st minute, however, AFC Leopards equalized the scores at the 25th minute. Elvis Rupia’s confidence in the penalty area earned AFC Leopards their second goal at the 33rd minute
The league kicked off with strict adherence to the set Covid 19 protocols by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Sports and Culture observed in all matches.
A week before the league kick off all BetKing Premier League clubs were subjected to mandatory Covid-19 testing in which was duly followed by the teams.
Right before the match and the entire stadium was fumigated with all necessary partakers of the games passing through a mandatory temperature check on arrival where sanitizers were provided and also all those in the stadium adorned face masks and practiced social distancing.
Meanwhile, lone goals by Kakamega Homeboyz David Odhiambo and Bandari’s Abdalla Hassan steered their team to victory in today’s round one matches.
- AFC Leopards 2-1 Tusker (Kasarani Stadium, 3 pm)
2. Vihiga United 0-1 Kakamega Homeboyz (Mumias Complex, 3 pm)
3. Bandari 1-0 Sofapaka (Mbaraki Grounds, 3 pm)