Commencing day two of matchweek 16, K.Sharks took charge at Machakos Stadium. Geoffrey Onyango demonstrated precision from the penalty spot in the 23rd minute of the first half. Their dominance persisted, with Imbali securing another goal before the halftime whistle. The second half showcased the sharkmen’s prowess as they expanded their lead to 3-0 against Talanta FC, with Stanley converting in the 57th minute through an Imbali assist. A remarkable moment unfolded for Sepstianos Wekesa as well, earning an assist to his name.
Elsewhere, Barisa Mohammed, the standout player from Nzoia Sugar, opened the scoring for the visitors against KCB by slotting one home in the 60th minute. The match remained unchanged and concluded with a 1-0 score-line.
In a broadcasted match at Ulinzi Complex, Posta Rangers set the bar high as Brian Otieno capitalized on a cross from Caleb Olilo, finding the back of the net in the 33rd minute. However, the hosts came close to equalizing in the first half when Muchiri was hauled down in the penalty area, and Simuyu took the penalty, only to see the ball unfortunately strike the post. Later, Macharia crossed the ball to Patrick Otieno, who tapped it home for Posta’s second goal, just two minutes after entering the field as a replacement. Despite Muchiri’s attempt with a sumptuous free-kick hitting the post and beating the keeper in the 77th minute, the game concluded in favor of Posta Rangers.
At Thika, no breakthrough occurred for either side in the first half, and a significant number of minutes transpired into the second half before Chris Opondo of Bidco United orchestrated a play that resulted in Ikutwa Eugene securing a 1-0 score in the final moments of the game.
Gor Mahia will face Bandari FC at Machakos Stadium in a live-broadcasted match, concurrently with KK Homeboyz going up against Nairobi City Stars at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, 22nd December 2023, at 3 pm.