Humphrey Mieno (L) @KPL
Humphrey Mieno (L) @KPL

Rangers prevail over Sofapaka in clash of form sides

Posta Rangers maintained their unbeaten record in the league with a win over Sofapaka at Afraha as Tusker beat Kakamega Homeboyz at Ruaraka while the match between Chemelil Sugar and Muhoroni Youth was rained off at half time tied 1-1 in Saturday’s encounters.

Tusker 1-0 Kakamega Homeboyz (Ruaraka ground)

Kenya international Humphrey Mieno struck in the 33rd minute to decide the match.

The influential midfielder fired with confidence into the net for his second goal of the season after Homeboyz goalkeeper David Juma had parried away Marlon Tangauzi’s goal-bound effort.

The win hoisted Tusker, who have now won three straight games on the stroll, to fourth place in the league table.

Although Homeboyz created a number of sumptuous chances, lead striker Meshack Karani and second half replacements Estone Esiye and Charles Momanyi appeared to have left their scoring boots at home as none could find the target.

Posta Rangers 1-0 Sofapaka (Afraha Stadium)

Table toppers Posta Rangers maintained their unbeaten record this season with a hard fought win in this battle of the form teams in the league.

Much travelled Dennis Mukaisi scored in the in the 81st minute, for his second goal in as many matches, after birthday boy John Nairuka fed him just outside the edge of the box.

Batoto ba Mungu could have pulled one back eight minutes into the second half when Pate Wanok fired a fierce volley outside the box, but on-form Rangers goalkeeper Patrick Matasi was alert to parry the ball away. This was Sofapak's first loss in eight outings.

Chemelil Sugar vs Muhoroni Youth (Chemelil Sports Complex)

Match rained off at half time with the scores at 1-1.

Second half will be played on Sunday from 10am at the same venue


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