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AFC’s John Makwata Leads Golden Boot race ahead of KPL return


With the Kenya Premier League campaign set to resume over the weekend after the Football Kenya Federation Cup weekend, AFC Leopards striker John Makwata is top on the scorers list.

The former Ulinzi Stars man has amassed 12 goals in the league this season. This means he has scored half of the goals Leopards have managed in the top tier this season.

Makwata’s goals have come in 15 appearances where he has bagged a brace three times and has a hat-trick to his name.

He is followed by Timothy Otieno who has netted nine goals for league leaders Tusker FC. KCB’s Enock Agwanda has eight goals in the campaign.

Five played have scored seven goals this season and they include Peter Thiongó  of Homeboyz, Western Stima’s Benson Omalla, Enosh Ochieng and Oscar Wamalwa of Ulinzi Stars and Ellie Asieche.

Allan Wanga, Francis Nambute, and Collins Wakhungu have six goals each while five players have five goals.

KPL Top Scorers

12 Goals

  • John Makwatta (AFC Leopards)

9 Goals

  • Timothy Otieno (Tusker FC)

8 Goals

7 Goals

  • Peter Thiongó (Kakamega Homeboyz)
  • Benson Omalla (Western Stima)
  • Enosh Ochieng (Ulinzi Stars)
  • Oscar Wamalwa (Ulinzi Stars)
  • Ellie Asieche (Sofapaka FC)

6 Goals

  • Allan Wanga (Kakamega Homeboyz)
  • Francis Nambute (Posta Rangers)
  • Collins Wakhungu (Sofapaka FC)

5 Goals

  • Elvis Rupia (Wazito FC)
  • Luke Namanda (Tusker FC)
  • George Odhiambo (Tusker FC)
  • Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia)
  • David Simiyu (Sofapaka FC)


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