Mukisa denies Mathare win in Juma Abdalla’s first game in charge

Junior Mukisa headed home in the final minute of stoppage time at the Kasarani Stadium to help secure a 1-1 draw for Western Stima against Mathare United in a BetKing Premier League (BPL) catch-up encounter played on Thursday 4 April.

The defender lifted the Kisumu based side from the jaws of defeat after Mathare looked destined for the win thanks to a Daniel Otieno header with five minutes remaining of the 90.

Both teams currently find themselves locked in the relegation zone and a win for either team could have provided a big boost towards lifting them closer to safety.

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Juma Abdalla oversaw his first game in charge of Western Stima on Thursday 4 April against Mathare United

Coaching change

The difficult start to the season has already forced Stima into a coaching change with veteran tactician Abdalla Juma overseeing his first match in charge on Thursday. The powermen relieved Paul Ogai of his coaching duties earlier in the week and the point earned is a big result for Abdalla who has only been at the helm just a matter of days.

Below is how both teams lined-up;

Mathare United

Starting XI: Job Ochieng (GK), Martin Ongori, Lennox Ogutu, David Ochieng (46′ M.Werunga), Norman Ogolla, Chris Oduor (C), Tyson Otieno, Daniel Otieno (87′ C.Okeyo), James Kinyanjui (79′ K.Jumaan), John Mwangi (60′ B.Akenga), Dani Lual (46′ K.Omulanga)

Subs: David Okello (GK), Dennis Ochieng, Alphonse Ndonye, Danson Kago

Western Stima

Starting XI: Kennedy Omondi (GK), Clinton Bulimo, Vitalis Akumu, Junior Mukisa, Bravo Otieno, Steve Brian, James Ogada, Rodgers Ouma (57′ I.Ochieng), Laban Otieno, Baron OketchPatrick Otieno

Subs: Ian Nagwena (GK), Vincent Oluoch, Marvin Ayoro, Devans Shakil, Mohammed Mbaruku, Leon Frank, Michael Karamor

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