BY CORRESPONDENTS,25TH AUG 2018– Ulinzi Stars are the biggest gainers of this weekend after they registered a 2-0 win over Chemelil Sugar FC on Saturday 25th, a tie played from 3 pm Kenyan time.
Having fallen in their last three fixtures, pressure was on Coach Dunstan Nyaudo’s charges to bounce back and this they did through Elvis Nandwa and Enosh Ochieng’s strikes in the match.
This now means that Ulinzi stars have moved up to 5th on the 18-team Kenyan Premier League (KPL).
elsewhere at the Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega Homeboyz had to put up a spirited fight edging out Wazito FC to emerge 3-2 winners in a tie also played from 3 pm. Allan Wanga, Mata Masakidi and Mudavadi Moses’ goals aided Coach Paul Nkata to the win- reducing Samson Ndegwa and Kirenge’s efforts to mere consolation.
Homeboyz stay 10th on the log with 37 points from 28 matches while Wazito maintain their second from bottom position on the log- 4 points above Thika United.
Sofapaka 0-1 Kariobangi Sharks
Kariobangi Sharks ended their poor run at the Narok County Stadium with a hard-earned 1-0 win over Sofapaka who now cede more ground in the race to finish second on the log.
Sharks, on the back of five successive losses, brought in Sydney Simale for George Abege and the youngster got the all important goal. They now get to 37 points from 28 matches and climb to 9th on the log.
SoNy 0-0 Tusker
Visiting Tusker Football Club made away with a point from the Awendo Green Stadium against a SoNy Sugar side that had won their last five fixtures.