Following a meeting between the Kenyan Premier League management and the management of the Nyayo National Stadium, KPL would like to confirm that the facility owners have agreed to exceptionally allow the AFC Leopards SC-Gor Mahia FC match to be played at the venue on Sunday, 07 May 2017, kick off time 3pm.

The match was originally scheduled for Afraha Stadium on the same date but had been postponed indefinitely on Tuesday after the home team, AFC Leopards expressed fears over their inability to make adequate security arrangements of hosting the fixture at the Nakuru venue.

Gor Mahia, record 15-time league winners and AFC Leopards, 13-time Kenyan champions – traditional arch enemies, engage in the country’s most famous and most eagerly anticipated derbies, in recently years fondly referred to as the Mashemejy Derby.