Dennis Odhiambo was the other scorer for Kakamega Homeboyz in a tense affair in Bungoma. The win helped the visitors earn vital points to keep them chasing the top three spots, one of their season’s top targets.
Salmon Omollo had powered the Sugar Millers ahead in the 35th minute and Otanga’s strike confirmed the home side's win and condemned the Bankers to another loss after winning the previous match against Mount Kenya United 2-0.
Five points separate Posta Rangers from Vihiga United after the Matchday 29 action.
The Mailmen took the lead at the hour mark as Gershon Likonoh powered home a low drive that James Saruni was unable to prevent. Brian Osumba created the chance that enabled Posta Rangers to pick up four points against the Soldiers.
The 1-0 loss to Ulinzi Stars meant Ochieng has ceded some more ground in the race to win the KPL Golden Boot against Wanga and Kasumba. Ochieng last scored for his side against Gor Mahia on April 29 and has 15 goals to his name.