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Vihiga United, Wazito promoted to KPL

Charles Okwemba celebrates with teammates after scoring one of the two Vihiga United goals in a GOtv Shield Quarter final clash against defending champions Tusker FC on August 20, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 -Vihiga United and Wazito FC have earned promotion to the Kenyan Premier League after winning their respective final matches of the National Super League Saturday.

Vihiga, who were the log leaders, edged out Ushuru 1-0 thanks to a Bernard Ochieng header in a crunch played at the Mumias Sports Complex.

At the Narok Stadium, Wazito thrashed Police 5-2 with Kennedy Ayako, Dennis Gicheru scoring a brace each to add on Zachary Gathu’s other goal for the Frank Ouna boys.

Vihiga finish top with 80 points same as Wazito who have an inferior goal difference while Ushuru is third and will have to settle for play-off slot with Kenyan Premier League side Thika United who finished 16th in the top flight league.

Football Kenya Federation have set December 2 and 6 as the playoff dates for the two legged tie.

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