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AFC Leopards Secure Third Successive League Win, While In-Form Police Crush Nzoia Sugar in Brilliant Salim Babu Era.

By January 21, 2024No Comments

On the conclusive day of the matchweek 19 showdown, Bidco United dominated Talanta FC in a live broadcasted match at Machakos Stadium, with Michibu and Kelwish striking in quick succession in the 23rd and 24th minutes, respectively. Talanta’s Wafula managed to pull one back in the 38th minute, leaving the halftime score at 2-1. Early in the second half, Chris Opondo extended Ulinzi’s lead with two goals just a minute apart in the 53rd and 54th minutes. Mokaya provided a crucial assist to Ndung’u, who masterfully engineered a setup that culminated in Chris scoring his first remarkable goal. Subsequently, Chris proceeded to execute a finely calibrated grass-cutter kick, eluding the Talanta goalkeeper, thereby securing his second goal. However, Talanta swiftly responded, and Machika Kevintom scored for them in the 60th minute. The game continued, and Brian Mboya secured a five-star performance for Bidco United with a goal assisted by Chris Opondo. In the final moments, Talanta’s Alex Keke capitalized on an Augustine Kita assist, bringing the scoreline to 3-5 in favor of Bidco United.

A captivating twist of events unfolded at Sudi Stadium when Kenya Police initiated the scoring courtesy of Tito Okello, who expertly converted from the penalty spot after being brought down by the goalkeeper. Okello continued his goal-scoring prowess by heading home his second in the 42nd minute, courtesy of a splendid cross from David Owino, granting Kenya Police an early advantage as they headed into halftime.

The second half proved to be a formidable challenge for Nzoia Sugar, yet they managed to avoid conceding any further goals. Notably, Munyendo made a crucial save in the 78th minute, displaying exceptional skill and brilliance to deny Tyson’s shot as the match came to a halt.

On their home turf, the Ingwe boys notched their third consecutive victory of the season, dazzling their supporters and putting an end to Nairobi City Stars’ own winning streak. The initial half of their encounter with Nairobi City Stars concluded with a deadlock, only for Maxwell Otieno to stage a comeback with an opening goal for AFC Leopards in the early minutes of the second half, precisely in the 48th minute. Subsequently, Kimani further bolstered their advantage in the 70th minute, capitalizing on Victor Omune’s strategic play that outfoxed the entire Nairobi City Stars defense. Omune delivered an exquisite cross, setting up Kevin Kimani for a successful conversion. The conclusion of the match was marked by a wave of appreciation and jubilation from the Ingwe fans.

To wrap up the weekend proceedings, Posta Rangers engaged in a televised match at Machakos Stadium against the seals. The initial half concluded without any goals, despite both teams fiercely contending. This deadlock persisted well into the latter portion of the second half, where the referee deemed Macharia’s follow-up from the goalkeeper’s punch as an offside. It wasn’t until the 76th minute that Brian Marita broke the scoring deadlock, securing a 1-0 victory for Posta Rangers as the final outcome.

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