Mathare climb to 4th after 2-0 win over AFC Leopards

Written By: Fredrick Muoki


Mathare United climbed to fourth place on the KPL standings after beating AFC Leopards 2-0 in a Kenyan Premier League match played at Bukhungu stadium, Kakamega County.

Cliff Nyakeya and Klinsmann Omulanga scored goal a piece to help the slum boys Snap AFC Leopards 5 match unbeaten run.

The defeat leaves Ingwe in 8th position with 37 points.

In other results, Sofapaka drew 2-2 with Tusker at Machakos County while defending Champions Gor Mahia drew 0-0 with Western Stima, a similar scoreline was registered between Posta Rangers and Bandari as Sony Sugar and Zoo Kericho battled to a barren draw at Awendo Green.

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Kariobangi Sharks lost 3-0 to Kakamega Homeboyz at Kasarani.

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After 27 rounds, defending champions Gor Mahia are well on course of successfully defending their title as they sit at the top of the grid with 60 points, 7 ahead of second placed Sofapaka.

Bandari is third on 49 points.

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Meanwhile, Kenyan Premier League side Gor Mahia Technical Manager Jolawi Obondo has confirmed that striker Dennis Oliech will be out for six weeks after fracturing his hand in the club’s barren draw against Western Stima on Sunday at Moi stadium Kisumu.

Oliech got injured after a Western Stima defender recklessly brought him down, causing him to awkwardly fall on his left hand.

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He was immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

Gor is on the verge of retaining the Premier League title as it sits at the helm of the table with 60 points in 27 matches it has played so far.

Kogalo will next be in action this Wednesday when it will lock horns with hosts Chemelil Sugar at Moi stadium Kisumu.


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