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Tusker sitting pretty

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 1- Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and Ulinzi are living a charmed life at the moment having secured second straight victories over the weekend and occupying second and third place respectively in the standings.

The bankers and the soldiers both registered 1-0 victories over Mahakama and Gor Mahia respectively ensuring they enjoy the rarefied upper echelons of the table.

Tusker’s blazing start to the season continued apace with an emphatic 3-1 over Red Berets on Sunday at Nyayo Stadium.

The absence of Joseph Emeka did not the blunt the brewers upfront who maintained their position at the top of the table through a penalty from Noah Abich and two further strikes from Nathan Mutenza and Victor Abondo.

Thika Municipal stadium witnessed the upset of the weekend as Sher Karuturi pulled off a memorable 1-0 victory over Thika United.

Alfred Chole perhaps failed to get the memo about Thika’s impressive defensive record as he rose to meet an inviting cross to put his team up 55th minute and ultimately secure the win that puts them in sixth place and level on points with defending champions Sofapaka.

Former champions Mathare United will be ruing another r missed opportunity after playing to a second consecutive draw against Chemelil Sugar.

Francis Kimanzi’s side had to come from behind again to salvage a point through Kevin Kimani in the 60th minute moments after Anthony Opondo put Chemelil ahead.

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United’s Wednesday’s opponents Gor Mahia seem to be living up to their reputation as slow starters after losing to Ulinzi.

Kogalo who have a point from two matches will be hoping for a positive result against Mathare who they meet on Wednesday to jumpstart their season.

Posta Rangers continue to find life at the top tier as not for the faint hearted after falling to their second at the hands of Western Stima at Bukhungu Stadium despite a much improved performance from a fortnight ago.

Ramadhan Balala shocked Posta at the stroke of halftime with a well taken header to send his side to fourth spot in the standings.

In other results, Sony Sugar drew 0-0 with Nairobi City Stars in Awendo.





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