Vihiga United thrashed in National Supper League
Ibrahim Kitawi was the hero for Kariobangi Sharks as they produced a memorable comeback to beat Vihiga United 2-1 in a Round Eight National Super League (NSL) match played at the Ruaraka Grounds.
Amos Kigadi had only lasted 12 minutes on the pitch when he stepped up from the bench to open the scoring in the 65th minute before Kitawi set up the equalizer and netted the winner with only eight minutes left on the clock.
Vihiga United had their penalty appeal ignored by the centre referee after Joseph Okumu went down too easily after being challenged by the impressive Geoffrey Lemu.
You can also read, Nzoia region banks the National Primary School trophy.
In another encounter Bidco united beat Ligi Ndogo 2-0 at camp Toyoyo grounds.
Bidco United coach Juma Abdallah has expressed his delight after winning the match saying that his team deserved the victory after hard work.
This was their first win since the beginning of the season with the previous matches ending in a draw.
Abdallah lauded his boys for a better play as he said they were well prepared for the match
Nzoia united returned to the top position after thrashing Wazito FC 3-0 taking its points to 17 two points ahead of Zoo Kericho whose game against West Kenya sugar was canceled.
Oserian remained in the 10th position despite registering a 2-0 win against Moyas fc.
And Zambian Super League defending Champions Zesco United had Kenyan International defender David ‘Calabar’ Owino to thank as his goal was all the team needed to overcome Green Eagles 1-0 in a league match played at the Independence Stadium Lusaka .
Basking from their mid-week CAF Champions League glory, Zesco seemed to be the better team but were unable to break the Eagles defense.
Clatous Chama Chota combination was proving too much for the host but it did less to prevent the game from heading to a scoreless draw at the break.
The hosts were reduced to ten men fifteen minutes after resumption when their captain was shown a red card for a foul on Clatous.
Zesco took the one man advantage and scored minutes to full time through David Owino after an assist from Jackson Mwanzo.
Other Kenyan International Anthony Akumu accumulated full minutes with Jesse Were being withdrawn in the 65th minute for Maybin Mwaba.