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Gor Mahia Held to Goalless Draw; Shabana & K. Sharks Stage Incredible Comebacks, Muhoroni Battles Relegation Woes With a Well-Deserved Win.

By April 6, 2024No Comments
Kariobangi Sharks celebrates their victory against Tusker FC.

Shabana 3-0 Posta Rangers.

Emerging from a well-deserved respite, Shabana had the chance to demonstrate how they capitalized on the break through their performance. ¬†They secured their second victory of the season, dealing a crushing blow to Posta Rangers and alleviating their relegation concerns. Their dominant display, characterized by clinical finishing and a solid defensive performance, saw them take control from the outset, with goals from Llyod Khavuchi and Mathew Tegisi propelling them to a commanding 3-0 lead within the first 47 minutes. Under the guidance of coach John Kamau, Shabana’s revitalized attack showcased its strength, exemplified by Bryan Michira’s exquisite finish following a halftime substitution. This triumph not only marks a significant milestone for Shabana but also highlights their resurgence under the helm of manager Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo, breaking a streak of disappointing results and reaffirming their determination to climb the league standings.

Ulinzi 1-0 Bandari FC.

Bandari’s fortunes differed as they found themselves stifled by Ulinzi despite numerous opportunities. At the Ulinzi Sports Complex, the host team delivered a decisive blow, edging out the visiting Bandari with a narrow 1-0 victory. Ulinzi Stars set the tempo early on, displaying unwavering determination and attacking strength. Their pressure yielded results as Shambi Ibrahim’s precise strike in the 31st minute broke the deadlock, igniting celebrations among their loyal fans. Undeterred by the setback, Bandari FC fought gallantly to level the scoreline. Despite launching several spirited attacks and testing the Ulinzi defense, they found themselves thwarted by a formidable opposition. The hosts faced adversity when Bikokwa Mark was shown a red card in the 74th minute, reducing them to ten men. Yet, despite this setback, Bandari came agonizingly close to equalizing in the 80th minute, only to be denied by the crossbar from David Sakwa’s effort.

Muhoroni Youth 2-0 Nairobi City Stars.

The lead was established early by Muhoroni in their clash against Nairobi City Stars, as Green Jackson converted from the penalty spot in the 27th minute of the first half, capitalizing on Asenwa’s handball in the penalty area. The match witnessed fluctuations, with Simba wa Nairobi striving to level the score. However, Muhoroni Youth maintained their vigilance and further solidified their lead in the 89th minute when Bulugu Stephen netted a stunning free-kick from the edge of the box. Despite the win, Muhoroni finds themselves still in the relegation playoffs, while Nairobi City Stars sit comfortably in the 6th position.

Gor Mahia 0-0 Kk Homeboyz

In another match, Abana Beingo held Gor Mahia to a goalless draw at Machakos Stadium. Despite sharing points, Gor Mahia maintains its position at the top of the league standings.

Kariobangi Sharks 3-2 Tusker

At Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos, Kariobangi Sharks clinched a 3-2 victory over Tusker FC in an FKF Premier League encounter on Saturday, April 6th. Despite the win, Sharks remain in 12th position on the table, while Tusker maintains their second-place standing, trailing Gor Mahia by seven points. The home team, Tusker, initiated the game positively, with Fortune Omotto producing the first shot on goal within the opening ten minutes.

Sharks, however, maintained possession early on, while Tusker sought opportunities on the counterattack. Tusker created their own scoring chances as Erick Kapaito probed Shark’s 18-yard area. The deadlock was broken in the 21st minute when John Makwatta swiftly capitalized on a transition play to score a powerful shot past Brian Opondo. Despite Tusker’s efforts, Sharks equalized just before halftime when Dennis Oguta found the net after a cross from substitute James Kibande. In the second half, Sharks took the lead in the 56th minute through Makwatta’s second goal. Despite Tusker’s persistent pressure, Sharks managed to hold on to their lead until the 73rd minute when Ojok Deogratious leveled the score. Nevertheless, Sharks reclaimed the lead in the 80th minute courtesy of Julius Masaba, securing a 3-2 victory in front of their home crowd.

The final lineup for Matchweek 25 will occur on the 7th of April, 2024.

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