Nzoia Sugar 1-1 Ulinzi Stars: Troopers drop factors on the highway

KCB have been additionally held at dwelling by bottom-placed Zoo FC in one other Kenyan top-tier project

Ulinzi Stars and Nzoia Sugar battled to a 1-1 draw within the Soccer Kenya Federation Premier League sport at Mumias Advanced on Sunday.

John Njuguna opened the scoring in favour of the four-time champions earlier than James Kibande equalized for the Sugar Millers.

The guests wanted lower than 30 seconds to search out the again of the online. Daniel Waweru was given house within the wing and he introduced in a superb cross and Njuguna rose highest to nod the ball previous Humphrey Katasi within the opponent’s purpose.

Within the soggy Mumias Stadium, due to the heavy downpour, the Sugar Millers pushed for an equalizer they usually have been virtually rewarded within the eighth minute when Moses Mwale beat his marker however his effort was gathered nicely by James Saruni.

The Harambee Star was known as to motion as soon as once more within the 25th minute when Hillary Simiyu was slipped in. It was a one-on-one state of affairs and the custodian did nicely to cease the ahead. 

Nzoia lastly managed to tug degree within the 34th minute. Defensive lapses allowed the unmarked Kibande to beat Saruni from shut vary to make it 1-1.

Three minutes later, Masita Masuta had a large likelihood to revive the Troopers’ lead when Waweru discovered him in a superb space however his header missed the goal by inches. 

It was Ulinzi who ended the primary half on a excessive as Njuguna discovered house in a superb space however his effort narrowly missed the goal with the goalkeeper nicely crushed. 

The hosts have been the hungrier of the 2 sides after the pause and managed to win back-to-back set items within the first 5 minutes. Nevertheless, they didn’t capitalise on the benefit.

Mark Bikokwa and Bernard Ongoma had possibilities to get the successful purpose however Katasi was equal to the duty.

In one other top-tier sport performed on Sunday as nicely, KCB performed to a 1-1 draw with Zoo FC. Derrick Otanga scored for the Bankers within the 49th minute earlier than Castro Ogendo equalised within the 60th minute.

Nzoia Sugar Beginning XI: Humphrey Katasi, Moses Mwale, Dennis Wanjala, Gabriel Wandera, Brian Wekesa, Kevin Baraza, James Kibande, Kevin Juma, Hillary Simiyu, Titus Kapchanga, Felicien Okanda.

Subs: Benson Mangala, Kevin Mangala, Emmanuel Esekon, Gin Peter, Daniel Musamali, Gaetan Masha, Philip Muchuma, Elisha Wekesa. 

Ulinzi Stars XI: James Saruni, Harun Mwale, Hamisi Abdalla, Boniface Andayi, Bonaventure Muchika, Edicah Mukolwe, John Kago, Elvis Nandwa, John Njuguna, Daniel Waweru, Masita Masuta

Subs: Timothy Odhiambo, Alex Masinde, Bernard Ongoma, Churchill Muloma, Michael Otieno, Omar Boraafya, Oscar Wamalwa, Mark Bikokwa

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