WPL adopts new format, kick off set for October

Thika Queens.

Thika Queens players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Kenya Women's Premier League title. Queens beat Gaspo FC 3-0 in the final at Nakuru Show grounds on June 27, 2021.

Photo credit: Richard Maosi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • This season, the top tier will be a unified 12-team league unlike in the past where it was played in zonal format, Zones A and B of eight teams each
  • The end-season play-offs to determine the league champion which also involved six teams, three from each zone, have also been scrapped in the unified format
  • The team with most points at the end of the season will be declared champions in this league that will be played in home and away format

The 2021/22 Football Kenya Federation Women Premier League season will kick off on October 30 with the new league fixtures set to be released next week. 

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