English tactician Stewart Hall registers first win on four attempts since joining Sofapaka as they beat the taxmen to reach semis of the domestic Cup
This was coach Stewart Hall's first competitive win on his fourth attempt. The Nationwide side got off to a bright start with forward Micheal Macharia's effort flying inches away. Sofapaka responded with Humprey Mieno directing his header towards the cross bar.
The tax collectors silenced a majority of the spectators at the Council venue in the 18th minutes after taking a surprise lead courtesy of Macharia's well taken penalty kick.
The upper hand only lasted 12 minutes however, as George Owino, who is slowly getting back to his best after a spell on the sidelines through injury, rose above everyone to head home a well executed making a comeback from Osbourne Monday free-kick.
Sofapaka suffered a potentially huge setback midway through the second half after top scorer John Baraza pulled out of the game with a suspected hamstring injury.
But the 'Batoto ba Mungu' more than made amends for that through Humprey Mieno's strike with only one minute of regulation time remaining.