August 23rd 2017

Sports / Updates

GFE bounce back as Isebania post first NSL win

In other matches on Saturday, Administration Police registered a surprise 1-0 win over Modern Coast Rangers at the Mbaraki Sports Club, Mombasa.

By David JagongoTuesday, 11 Apr 2017 15:37 EAT

Wazito FC coach Frank Ouna (right) issues instructions to Fforward Piston Mutamba dur which ended in a 1-1 draw.

GFE 105 reclaimed top spot in the FKF National Super League despite being held to a goalless draw by Bidco United at the Thika Stadium over the weekend. League debutants Isebania posted their first victory in the second tie league with a 4-3 pipping of St Joseph in Nakuru. Two matches were beamed live on Saturday on free to air channel Bamba Sports. In the first match, Kenya Police played out their third draw of the season in a 0-0 stalemate with Nairobi City Stars.

KCB then broke FC Talanta’s three-game winning run, beating the Communication Authority sponsored side 2-0. Brian Yator scored a brace. In other matches on Saturday, Administration Police registered a surprise 1-0 win over Modern Coast Rangers at the Mbaraki Sports Club, Mombasa. Kelvin Osumba struck in the second half to hand AP their third win of the season.

At  Karuturi Grounds, Wazito played out a 1-1 draw with Ushuru. Victor Ochieng scored in the 13th minute to hand Ushuru a 1-0 halftime lead before Austine Ochieng restored parity in the second half. The result was the first draw for Wazito who have won four and drawn two of the seven matches played. At Afraha Stadium,Nakuru, Isebania got their maiden win, courtesy of a brace by Richard Mulee and a goal apiece by Alex Sunga and Michael Babu.

With four matches on the cards on Sunday, Kibera Black Stars were held to a barren draw by Kisumu-based Palos at Camp Camp Toyoyo Grounds, Nairobi. League leaders GFE 105 and Bidco United shared the spoils at Thika Municipal Stadiumina matchthat endedin a barren draw.. At the Chemelil Sports Complex, Agro Chemical lost 1-2 to visitors Vihiga United.

Agro is still in search of their first win of the season, having drawn in four and lost two of the six matches this season. Nakuru All Stars whitewashed MOSCA, SportsArts and Culture Ministry sports wing 4-1 at Afraha Stadium to condemn the latter to the bottom of the log with two points from six matches played.

A point on the road for GFE was enough to take them back to the summit with 13 points from six matches. Wazito is second with a similar point tally but an inferior goal difference. Vihiga United is third with 12 points in five matches. MOSCA, Kibera Black Stars, and Agro Chemicals are still in search of their first win of the season.

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