NAIROBI, Kenya, April 27 – Thika United re-established their intent for this Kenya Premier League (KPL) season with a 4-0 thrashing of Agrochemicals on Sunday. Harambee Stars striker Hadli Mwachoki spearheaded Thika’s return to second place with a brace with Crispin Olando and Ali Juma also getting into the act.
It was a much needed victory for Abdallah Juma’s side after they failed to win their last two matches while for Agro it was their third straight loss.
A one all draw against Nairobi City Stars was enough for Nairobi City to maintain their position at the top of the KPL log.
Spectators at the Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani got their money’s worth form this end to end encounter that saw both team’s spurn mumerous chances.
Arthur Museve put City Stars ahead with a penalty after ace David Gateri was brought down in the box with half an hour gone.
Ezekiel Akhwana pulled one back in similar fashion after City Stars defender Donald Mosoti handled the ball in the final stages of the match.
Tusker continue to storm up the log courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Ulinzi Stars at Afraha Stadium that put them in third spot.
International midfielder Jockins Atundo and Simon Mburu put the army side to the sword with goals in the first and second halves respectively as the soldiers faded away as the match at Oserian progressed.
Ulinzi’s predicament was compounded by the sending off Tony Nderitu and are now languishing in tenth place.
AFC Leopards versus Mathare United lived up to its billing as the match of the weekend despite the controversy swirling around it.
Anthony Khadudu converted from the penalty spot to secure a crucial 1-0 win for the defending champions and his third goal in three matches.
Gor Mahia got their season back on track with a 2-1 victory over Red Berets in Naivasha.
Sixteen year old George Odhiambo was the source of both ‘Kogalo’ goals while Tony Onguro pulled one back for Berets.
Western Stima were unusually tame at their Bukhungu lair where their match against Sher Karuturi eneded in a barren draw.
In other results Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) beat Bandari 2-1 in Mombasa while Chemelil Sugar versus Sony Sugar ended 2-2.