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Nzoia shock Gor as Tusker fall to Bidco in Premier League

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – Defending champions Gor Mahia suffered a 2-1 shock defeat away to Nzoia Sugar in the BetKing Premier League to drop to 10th in the standings on 16 points, but with an advantage of four matches in hand.

In other fixtures played on Saturday across various venues in the country, log leaders Tusker FC lost 2-1 away to Bidco United while in the early kick-off Vihiga United and Western Stima played to a goalless draw.

At the Mumias Sports Complex, Gor took the lead on the 22nd minute to head into the breather leading 1-0 but in the second half, Nzoia equalised through Ibrahim Masha in the 52nd minute before Moses Mwale sealed the win eight minutes to the final whistle.

The win saw Nzoia move up to 9th on the table with 17 points after playing 14 matches.

-Tusker humbled-

At the Kasarani Annex, Tusker FC’s seven-match winning streak was stopped by Bidco United who got their goals from former Ulinzi Stars and Sofapaka forward Stephen Waruru who broke the deadlock before Batts Awita competed the victory.

Tusker’s only goal that came on the 80th minute thanks to Humphrey Mieno’s penalty was an equalizer, only for Awita to upset the 11-time champions on the stroke of full time.

Despite the defeat, Tusker maintained its status at the top with 32 points while Bidco climbed up to 7th on 20 points.

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