2010 in Kenyan football

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Football in Kenya
Season 2010
Premier League Ulinzi Stars
Nationwide League Bandari
FKL Cup Sofapaka
Super Cup Sofapaka
2009 Kenya 2011

The following article is a summary of the 2010 football season in Kenya, the 47th competitive season in its history.

Domestic leagues[edit]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Premier League[edit]

The 2010 Kenyan Premier League began on 20 February 2010 and ended on 14 November, 2010.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ulinzi Stars (C) (Q) 30 16 11 3 37 16 +21 59 Qualification for 2011 CAF Champions League
2 Gor Mahia 30 15 11 4 33 15 +18 56
3 Tusker 30 14 11 5 35 19 +16 53
4 Sofapaka (Q) 30 11 14 5 39 23 +16 47 Qualification for 2011 CAF Confederation Cup 1
5 Sony Sugar 30 11 8 11 26 26 0 41
6 Mathare United 30 7 18 5 31 28 +3 39
7 Karuturi Sports 30 9 11 10 22 24 −2 38
8 Western Stima 30 9 11 10 28 31 −3 38
9 Chemelil Sugar 30 7 13 10 22 26 −4 34
10 Thika United 30 8 10 12 23 30 −7 34
11 Nairobi City Stars 30 7 13 10 25 34 −9 34
12 A.F.C. Leopards 30 8 10 12 29 41 −12 34
13 Posta Rangers 30 7 12 11 28 37 −9 33
14 Kenya Commercial Bank 30 9 6 15 29 40 −11 33
15 Red Berets (R) 30 7 10 13 27 32 −5 31 Relegation to 2011 Nationwide League
16 Mahakama (R) 30 5 11 14 21 33 −12 26

Updated to games played on 8 December 2010.
Source: 2010 Kenyan Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Sofapaka as winners of the 2010 FKL Cup qualified for the 2011 CAF Confederation Cup.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Relegation[edit]

Red Berets and Mahakama, were relegated to the Nationwide League for the following season, but the former disbanded due to immense pressure from its sponsors to produce good performances.[1]

Nationwide League[edit]

At the end of the 2010 season, Bandari and Congo JMJ United gained promotion to the Premier League for the following season.

Domestic cups[edit]

FKL Cup[edit]

Sofapaka beat West Kenya Sugar 2-0 in the final to lift the title for the second time their history.

Super Cup[edit]

The 2010 Kenyan Super Cup match was played on January 31, 2010 between Sofapaka, the 2009 Kenyan Premier League champions, and A.F.C. Leopards, who clinched their 8th FKL Cup title the same year. Sofapaka won 1−0 at full-time.

International club competitions[edit]

Champions League[edit]

The 2010 CAF Champions League began on February 12, 2010 and finished on November 13, 2010. Sofapaka qualified for participation in the tournament as 2009 Kenyan Premier League champions. They were knocked out on aggregate in the preliminary round by Ismaily, who advanced to the first round.

Confederation Cup[edit]

The 2012 CAF Confederation Cup began on February 2010 and ended in November 2010. A.F.C Leopards qualified for participation in the tournament as 2009 FKL Cup champions. They were knocked out on aggregate in the preliminary round by Banks, who advanced to the first round.

National team[edit]

Africa Cup of Nations[edit]

2012 Africa Cup of Nations
Group J

The national team participated in the qualification phase of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. They finished third in their group and missed out on the final tournament.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Angola 6 4 0 2 7 5 +2 12
 Uganda 6 3 2 1 6 2 +4 11
 Kenya 6 2 2 2 4 4 0 8
 Guinea-Bissau 6 1 0 5 2 8 −6 3

CECAFA Cup[edit]

Kenya participated in the 2010 CECAFA Cup, but were knocked out in the group stages, finishing last in their group with no points.

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uganda 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Malawi 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
 Ethiopia 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Kenya 3 0 0 3 3 7 -5 0

Other matches[edit]

The following is a list of all other matches played by Kenya in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dennis Machio (27 January 2011). "Red Berets FC disbanded". MichezoAfrika.com. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Group J Day 1 Report
  3. ^ Group J Day 2 Report

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