Ben Stanley Omondi was the star player as Sofapaka FC maintained their Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKF PL) second leg unbeaten run as AFC Leopards, Bandari chalked wins on Thursday, March 15, 2023.
Sofapaka 3 Homeboyz 1
The 2009 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions Sofapaka thrashed league runners up Kakamega Homeboyz 3-1 at Moi, Kasarani Ennex in Nairobi.
Ben Stanley Omondi signed from Migori Youth last season made two assists and a penalty fot the “Batoto Ba Mungu” to win
Rody Manga gave Sofapaka the lead in the 3rd minute before Sunday Ikekhai made it 2-0 for the hosts early in the second half.
Michael Karamor reduced the deficit for Homeboyz with a 77th minute penalty.
Simon Abuko extended the lead for Batoto Ba Mungu with an 80th minute penalty after Ben Stanley Omondi was brought down in the box.
The win takes Sofapaka upto 11th on the table standings with 25 points while Kakamega Homeboyz slumped to their third straight loss under coach Patrick Odhiambo and are now 10th with the same number of points as Sofapaka.
AFC Leopards 1 Posta Rangers 0
AFC Leopards netted an early first half goal to pip Posta Rangers 1-0 at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Cliff Nyakeya scored the all important goal for Ingwe after being put through by Victor Omune in the 2nd minute.
Posta Rangers XI
Kelvin Opiyo, Kennedy Owino, Dinken Mwema, Michael Apudo, Vincent Wasambo, Elvis Osok, Titus Achesa, Bernard Ondiek, Timothy Otieno, Chrispinus Onyango, Cavin Odongo
Subs-Brandon Obiero, Sammy Imbuye, Simon Omondi, Jackson Dwang, Patrick Otieno, Brian Otieno, Eliud Lokuwam, Kennedy Ochieng, Lewis Shivachi
AFC Leopards XI
Levis Opiyo, Peter Thiong’o, Tedian Esilaba, Robert Mudenyu, Eric Mbithi, Musa Oundo, Brian Wanyama, Jaffari Owiti, Cliff Nyakeya, Victor Omune, Ojo Olaniyi
Subs-Maxwell Muchesia, Boniface Mukhekhe, Zachary Njite, Washington Munene, Maxwell Otieno, Owen Mboya, Giovanni Lukhumwa, Saad Musa, Eugene Mukangula
Ulinzi 2 Tusker 2
Tusker came from behind twice to hold Ulinzi Stars at the Ulinzi Sports Complex in Nairobi.
The soldiers scored through Hillary Simiyu from the spot and Masita Masuta while Humphrey Mieno and Charles Momanyi.
Ulinzi Stars XI
Ricks Omondi, Bonaventure Muchika, Peter Glen, Brian Birgen, Collins Otieno, Bernard Ongoma, Masita Masuta, Issa Lumumba, Hillary Simiyu, John Kago Boniface Muchiri
Stephen Ochieng, Makwata Shannel, Clinton Omondi, Meshack Emuria, Boniface Andayi, Chacha Swaleh, Reuben Mita, Elly Saenyi, Enosh Ochieng
Tusker FC XI
Brian Bwire, Daniel Sakari, Jimmy Mbugua, Charles Momanyi, Mike Kibwage, David Odoyo, Shami Mwinyi, Humphrey Mieno, Deogratious Ojok, Shaphan Siwa, John Njuguna
Michael Wanjala, Kevin Monyi, Kalos Kirenge, Rodgers Ouma, Collins Otieno, Jackson Macharia, Lawrence Luvanda, Stewart Omondi, Eric Zakayo
Vihiga Bullets 1-3 Kariobangi Sharks
Elsewhere at the Bukhungu Stadium,
Kariobangi Sharks trounced the struggling Vihiga Bullets 3-1 condemning them to their 16th loss of the season.
Moses Shikanda grabbed a brace within a span of ten minutes with Fredrick Alushula netting once as Eric Opiya scored Vihiga’s consolation.
Mathare United 0 Bandari 1
Two times Football Kenya Federation Cup champions Bandari FC edged out Mathare United 1-0 to record their second consecutive win at Moi, Kasaeani Annex.
Umaru Kasumba guaranteed the coastal based with maximum points by neting lone goal in the 15th minute.
The win moves Bandari into eighth position on the log while Mathare United remain 15th with 19 points.
Nzoia Sugar FC 2-2 Kenya Police FC
Nzoia Sugar were held to a 2-2 draw at the Sudi Sports ground in Bungoma.
James Kibande and Joseph Mwangi scored for the sugar millers while new signing Derrick Otanga and Elvis “Machapo” Rupia were on the mark for the policemen.