KPL: Sofapaka Dramatically Survive Relegation, Tusker Coronated

Tusker FC were crowned champions of the Sportpesa Premier League

Sofapaka produced a sterling last day performance thrashing Thika United 5-1 in a one sided affair to escape relegation from the Kenya Premier League.

The Batoto ba Mungu entered the match in need of an outright victory and at the same time praying for Ushuru FC to lose to Posts Rangers.

Thika United’s Onwudi Chibueze had caused an early scare with a seventh minute opener but his defender Vincent Nyaberi succumbed to the hosts pressure and diverted the ball into own net with a minute to the break.

Ezekiel Okare struck a brace in the 60th and 75th minute to add on Noah Abich’s penalty and a late Moses Odhiambo goal to ensure the depleted visitors breathed no second life.

Soana FC coach Sam Simbwa was present in the stands in a match that featured four Ugandans Johnson Bagoole, check Simon Okwil (bench) while Mathias Kigonya and Hamza Muwonge stood in the respective goals.

Sofapakas survival was confirmed after Postal Ranger flashed Ushuru 3-1.

In the other match, troche Tusker FC defeated Gormahia FC 1-0 to confirm their championship status with a seven points difference.

Other results
Ulinzi Stars 4-2 Bandari
Posta Rangers 3-1 Ushuru FC
AFC Leopards 1-2 Muhoroni Youth FC
Chemelil Sugar 1-1 Mathare United
Sofapaka 5-1 Thika United
Gor Mahia 0-1 Tusker FC
Western Stima 0-0 Kakamega Homeboyz
Nairobi City Stars 1-2 Sony Sugar


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