Nzoia Sugar crush Muhoroni Youth, Zoo stun Bandari, Homeboyz condemn Leopards to another loss while Tusker can’t stop winning.
Kakamega Homeboyz 1-0 AFC Leopards (Mumias Sports Complex)
Kakamega Homeboyz chairman Cleophus Shimanyula predicted they would win and indeed they stretched AFC Leopards’ winless streak to six.
The win was made more painful for Ingwe by the fact that it was Lamine Diallo, their former striker, who scored the sole goal of the match.
Diallo found the back of the net in the 74th minute with a guided effort from Ali Bhai’s assist past the outstretched hands of Leopards goalkeeper Gabriel Andika.
Mathare United 0-2 Tusker (Ruaraka Grounds)
Michael Khamati opened the scoring for the brewers seconds into the game, a wonderful shot from outside the edge of the box that Mathare goalkeeper Wycliffe Kasaya could not get to.
Shaffiq Batambuze made the most of a poor clearance from Kasaya on 74 minutes to crash his shot into the net and the settle the affair between this two very familiar foes.
This was Mathare’s third consecutive defeat and Tusker’s sixth win in a row.
Muhoroni Youth 0-3 Nzoia Sugar (Muhoroni Stadium)
Muhoroni defender Tom Adwar slid in an own goal in the 36th minute of this match to put the visitors ahead.
Speedy winger Masita Masuta timed his ran well to got on the end of Boniface Omondi’s cross in the 60th minute for a cool finish as the sugar millers grabbed the match by the scruff of its neck.
Omondi then turned from provider to scorer three minutes to the end for an impressive Nzoia win.
There was a stop of several minutes midway through the second following a scuffle between fans of the opposing teams.
Sofapaka 0-0 Kariobangi Sharks (Narok County Stadium)
Not much to talk about this encounter other than the fact that it was the first time that the venue was hosting a Kenyan Premier League match.
Promoted Kariobangi Sharks have now gone six matches unbeaten.
Zoo Kericho 3-2 Bandari (Kericho Green Stadium)
Zoo’s hat trick hero Bernard Odhiambo punished slack defending by the visitors to strike in the 20th and 25th as the league rookies raced to a two-goal lead.
Burly striker Enock Agwanda halved the deficit for the battling coast side in the 39th minute.
Three minutes after the breather, Zoo Kericho extended their lead, with Odhiambo once again finding the back of the net with a pin point header.
The dockers pulled another goal back in the 73rd minute via club regular Shaban Kenga but could not find a way past again.