KCB FC bounced back to winning ways with a 2-1 win over Stanley Okumbi’s Posta Rangers as the FKF Premier League took another twisted look on Sunday 23 January 2022.
The resilent bankers took the lead through Henry Onyango’s 17th minute strike before Timothy Otieno restored the parity for the mailmen in the 36th minute at Kasarani Stadium.
Free-scoring Derrick Otanga popped up with the match winning goal before half time as KCB jumped second on the table with 29 points, three points behind leaders Kakamega Homeboyz who take on Nairobi City Stars on Monday.
At Nyayo Stadium, Francis Xavier’s tenure as Mathare United head coach started on a high pace who went ahead just seven minutes into the game through Eugene Wethuli. AFC Leopards responded just before the break thanks to Eugene Mukangula’s goal before Ojo Olaniyi sealed three points for Ingwe in the 58th minute.
The win saw Leopards leapfrog to 11th on the log with 20 points from 16 matches while Slum Boys who fired head coach Ezekiel Akwana are second from the bottom with 7 points after playing 16.
Meanwhile, Bidco United denied Gor Mahia the chance to go second when the Oilers held them to a 1-1 draw at the Thika Stadium on Sunday.
Veteran midfielder Stephen Waruru put the hosts ahead in the 39th minute through a penalty before Samuel Onyango responded with the same stanza for K’Ogalo just before the hour break.
Bidco are 13th on 19 points while Gor dropped 5th with 27 points after 16 outings.
Another dramatic encounter saw FC Talanta come from 2-0 down to force a draw against Sugar Millers Nzoia. Early goals from Levis Okello and Kevin Juma gave Nzoia a two goal lead heading into the break but Muhammad Hassan and Vincent Owino quick second half goals blushed off Nzoia’s joy.
In the early kickoff, Bonface Onyango, Fortune Omoto and Felix Oluoch goals assured Kariobangi Sharks the easy win over Sofapaka at Kasarani Stadium.
Sharks moved 3rd on the log after 16 matches with 28 points while Sofapaka are 8th on 23 points.
John Ndirangu came off the bench to rescue Kenya Police from the brink of losing to Ulinzi Stars in the Afande derby on Sunday at the ASK Showground in Nakuru.
Ulinzi Stars took the lead through John Kago and Mark Bikokwa and were on the verge of to seal the victory before Ndirangu’s double.
Following the result, Ulinzi Stars dropped 14ton 19 points while Police are 9th on 21 points.