KPL WEEKEND 22 REVIEW: GOR MAHIA EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP

Charles Onyango
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Gor Mahia moved four points clear at the top of the Kenyan Premier League log with a hard fought 3-2 win over Zoo at the Green Stadium in Kericho.

Kepha Ondati’s towering header gave the hosts the lead but Elvis Ronack responded in similar fashion to restore parity.

Former Wazito F.C attacker Mathew Tayo Odongo solo run past Kogalo’s rearguard gave the hosts the second goal. Nicholas Kipkirui tapped in from close range to haunt his former side opting not to celebrate the goal before Sammy Onyango scored in the 9oth minute to hand Gor three crucial points as the League heads towards it’s homestrech.

Meanwhile at the Mumias Sports Complex Elvis Rupia’ s knack of scoring continued after he netted a brace to help Leopards scratch Sofapaka 2-1. Jedinak Ameyaw halved the deficit in the later stages of the game for the Batoto Ba Mungu.

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At the Ruaraka grounds in Nairobi, Wazito pegged down Tusker’s fine form after registering a 1-1 all draw. Wazito coach Stewart Hall bemoaned the state of the playing pitch while his opposite number Robert Matano believes his side can still go all the way for the gong despite the draw.

Chrispinus Onyango gave the brewers their lead before Paul Mungai Kiongera scored from an inswinger delivered by deadball specialist Dennis Ng’ang’a. Tusker’s leftback Sammy Meja was sent to the coolers for a second bookable offense in the build-up to Wazito’ s equalizer. Wazito remain unbeaten in their last four matches.

Harambee Stars winger Hassan Abdallahi scored on his return from Injury for Bandari with William Wadri and Congolese Yema Mwana scoring his third goal in three consecutive games to thwart Mathare United 3-1 at the KPA Mbaraki Sports club. Kenya Commercial Bank continued their routine win over Posta Rangers with a convincing 3-1 over the mail men to complete the double.

Kakamega Homeboyz cemented their second spot humiliating Chemelil Sugar by 6-0. Benjamin Oketch scored against his former side while a Chris Masinza’ s brace either side of Ronald Omino’s, Peter Thiongo and Shami Mwinyi goals were enough for the Nicholas Muyoti’s charges to return to winning ways.

Ulinzi beat Kisumu All Stars 3-2 while Kariobangi Sharks continued their unbeaten run over Western Stima after a goalless draw on Saturday.

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