Posta Rangers moved to the top of the FKF Premier League standings following their 3-1 victory against Sofapaka at Kasarani Annex on Sunday.
The first half ended goalless. However, the second half painted a much different picture when the Mailmen through Macharia Jackson broke the deadlock early in the half. Peter Thiong’o scored a brace to seal the win for Posta Rangers with two quick goals in the 70th and 73rd minute of the match.
Sofapaka however tried to fight back getting a goal in the 77th minute when substitute Oliver Maloba seized an opportunity when the ball dropped kindly to him in the box. They went on to force three great saves from Posta Ranger’s keeper, Njau John, before the end of the match.
In the second of the doubleheaders, Kariobangi Sharks beat KCB by a 2-1 scoreline. The first half was evenly matched however, Stanley slotted in from close range from a Geoffrey Onyango assist to give Sharks a lead in the 30th minute. A mix-up in Shark’s defence gave the bankers a chance to equalize in the 45th minute of the first half through Francis Kahiro.
In the second half, this time Geoffrey Onyango found himself on the score sheet when his deflected cross found the top of the net and restored Shark’s lead after 68 minutes. Meanwhile, at Kasarani Main Stadium, last season’s Golden Boot runner-up Benson Omalla scored a brace to lead champions Gor Mahia to a 4-1 victory against Nairobi City Stars.
Gor started scoring early when Omalla capitalized on a well-taken corner kick, he then completed his brace in the 29th minute by scoring a header. Rooney Onyango stretched Gor’s lead at the stroke of halftime. City Star’s Dennis Oalo pulled one back in the 64th minute but Austin Odhiambo quickly restored Gor’s three-goal advantage.
FC Talanta halted Murang’a Seal’s unbeaten run after Alex Juma scored in the 90th minute for a 1-0 win at Ruaraka grounds.