BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2017-Sofapaka thrushed Nzoia Sugar 3-1 in a KPL match played Wednesday 23 August in Moi Sport Centre, Kasarani Nairobi.
The host were first on goals as Willis Ouma obliged to nod home Micheal Oduor’s corner inside the opening quarter.
The strike proved short-lived as Luke Namanda saw the visitors back on level terms from a rasping shot that stung Mathias Kigonya’s gloves on its way in.
The visitors the attacking gear and insured further their lead thanks to Umar Kasumba’s lovely finish a minute to the interval.
Nzoia’s quest for an instant come back saw Masita Masuta booked for simulation after a challenge form Kigonya.
The was soon followed on caution book by Defender Edwin Wafula for a foul on Hillary Echesa.
Bouyed by their secure lead, Sofa against Nzoia onslaught in a rather tame second half exchange.
Kasumba should have doubled his tally midway only for his attempt lob past Mustapha Oduor to abort.
With the win, Sam Ssimbwa side has assured themselves the second place as leaders Gor Mahia and third place Posta clash in another top table contest.
The win- Sofa’s fourth in the trot- saw Sam Ssimbwa’ charges retain their rank at second and moving within three points of leaders Gor who play Ranger this evening at Kasarani.