Bandari FC maintains lead on KPL standings

Written By: Richard Munga
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Bandari FC still tops the Kenya Premier League standings, despite being held to a barren draw at home against Mathare United in a League match played at the Mbaraki stadium, Mombasa Saturday.

A win against Mathare United would have seen Bandari extend their lead on the Kenya Premier League standings but that was not to be as a resilient Mathare side, under the tutelage of Francis Kimanzi, kept the Dockers at bay in their own backyard.

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The draw in Mombasa leaves Bandari still top of the standings, now with 32 points, two points ahead of Mathare who leapfrog Gor Mahia into second with 30 points.

In other matches played Saturday, AFC Leopards registered their first win in seven matches after seeing off Sony Sugar 1-0 at the Bukhungu stadium,  Kariobangi Sharks beat Chemelil 2-0, Kakamega Homeboyz thrashed Mount Kenya United 6-0, Tusker FC lost 1-0 away to Nzoia while 10 man Western Stima held on to draw 1-1 against Vihiga United at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu.

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Top scorer

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Kenyan international Allan Wanga currently tops the Kenyan premier league goal scorers log with eight goals after scoring a brace as Kakamega Homeboyz walloped Mount Kenya United 6-0 at the Kenyatta Stadium, in Machakos.

The brace saw Wanga  rise above Ulinzi Stars’ Enosh Ochieng, who will not be in action  this weekend after their match against Gor Mahia was rescheduled to allow ‘Kogallo’ honor back to back fixtures in North Africa in the CAF Confederations Cup.

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Apart from Enosh Ochieng, the other close challenger that Wanga will be looking out for is Sofapaka FC’s Ugandan import Umaru Kasumba, who is on six goals.

Kasumba is expected to feature when his team takes on KCB today at Kenyatta Stadium.

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