Sixth placed South Coast Pirates welcome seventh placed Thika to Ukunda for KRU Championship match day eight action on Saturday 14 January 2017.
Not only are they separated by a solitary position, but by a solitary point too. The Pirates sitting sixth on the log with 8 points off one win, two draws and two defeats with Thika, with a game in hand, sit seventh on the log with 7 points by way of one win, one draw and two defeats.
The first leg in Thika on Saturday 19 November 2016 ended in a 12-12 stalemate and could serve as a pointer towards the expectations from Saturday’s encounter. It will be a close contest as both sides seek to keep in touch with the chasing pack.