- FC Leopards beat Nakumatt FC 3-0 on Sunday 19th at the Thika Stadium.
- Gilbert Fiamenyo, Marcellus Ingotsi and Paul Kiongera netted the goals.
- Ingwe were playing their first match to the 2017 KPL season.
- The Supermarket chain sponsored team lost their second consecutive match in the top flight league.
- Hall has optimism his club will perform well in this campaign.
AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall had special praise for debutants Gilbert Fiamenyo, Marcellus Ingotsi who introduced themselves to Ingwe faithful’s with goals in a 3-0 win over Nakumatt FC in a Kenyan Premier League match staged at the Thika County stadium.
Paul Mungai Kiongera was the other player who scored on the day the 12-time Kenyan champions got their season to a perfect possible start.
On Sunday, Stewart Hall and his young Leopards stepped onto the Thika United pitch with only one mission, have a positive start to their delayed 2017 league campaign.
Hall before the match had expressed his uncertainties concerning the club’s striking prowess, an area he was not fully satisfied going to their first league match. He had a different opinion after the encounter.
“We are impressed with a big win in the first match. Overall we played well in all departments though I expected my players to shrug to some extent. Surely we will meet tougher opponents, going forward,” he said.
Former club top scorer Kepha Aswani and Tusker FC forward Robert Omunuk had little to trouble Ian Otieno who has preferred ahead of Gabriel Andika, though the Briton says both keepers are his number one.
There was a sense of uncertainty with fans not sure of what to expect from a team that won only a single match in the second half of last season, however going by that display, there is a sense of new optimism from the Ingwe Family
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