KPL: Bhachu’s Goal Insufficient as Tusker Stumble, Gormahia Close in

Tusker lead the Kenya premier league table with 37 points

Paul Nkata’s side Tusker FC squandered a clear chance to maintain their five point gap with second placed Gormahia after failing to beat bottom placed Sofapaka FC on Sunday in a Kenya premier league match.

The brewers were lucky to get a 59th minute equaliser from another Ugandan import Shafiq Batambuze who struck in a low floating ball past his compatriot Mathias Kigonya.

Moses Odhiambo had put the cash strapped giants in the lead with a brilliant header just half an hour into the game.

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Tusker came into the game on 36 points, approved five ahead of close runners Gormahia on 34.

Gormahia used the slip to their advantage overcoming a stubborn City stars 2-1 with a last minute gasp from Collins Okoth.

Youngster Haron Shakava opened the game on the 22nd minute but his celebrations could not last more than a minute before Ezekiel Odera equalized.

In the other encounters, sickness John Makwata sealed a hat trick as army side Ulinzi hammered Ushuru 3-2.

KPL Sunday results.

Sofapaka 1-1 Tusker FC
Bandari 2-1 Muhoroni Youth FC
Ulinzi Stars 3-2 Ushuru FC
Gor Mahia 2-1 Nairobi City Stars


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