ROUND UP: Kariobangi Sharks, Kakamega Homeboyz record vital away wins

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Masoud Juma scored the lone goal of the match against Paul Nkata side to confirm Shark’s 1-0 win against the Docker in the opening leg

Kariobangi Sharks complete a double over host Bandari with a solitary goal win at Mbaraka Stadium.

The promoted side came into the match aiming at getting maximum points in full knowledge that the result will ensure the team goes in the top five position and the excellent display gave them just that.

Masoud Juma scored the lone goal of the match against Paul Nkata side to confirm Shark’s 1-0 win against the Docker in the opening leg at Machakos Stadium early in the season.

The win saw the Kenyan Premier League newbies consolidate their chances of finishing in top eight having placed fifth with 34 points.

Bandari, on the other hand, moved to seventh on 30 points.

Meanwhile, former champions, Ulinzi Stars failed to replicate their military games heroics as it drew 0-0 against  relegation candidate, Muhoroni Youth.

Bottom placed Muhoroni Youth snatched a point from fatigued Ulinzi who returned back in the country late this week from Burundi where they took part in the East Africa Military Games.

The draw left Ulinzi sixth on the table with 33 points. The Soldiers have only won one of their last five matches.

Muhoroni Youth, on the other hand, are rooted bottom with 19 points from 22 matches.

Elsewhere, Kakamega Homeboyz registered their second consecutive win following a 2-1 win over Thika United.

Francis Nambute and Moses Mudavadi were on target for Kakamega Homeboyz who also collected maximum points against Sony sugar last Wednesday.

Eugene Mukangala scored Thika United’s lone goal.

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In other results, leaders Gor Mahia needed strikes from Jacques Tuyisenge who scored a brace, Meddie kagere and Francis Kahata to defeat Nzoia Sugar 4-0 and open a nine point gap at the top of the table.

At Ruaraka, Posta Rangers were felled by a Kepha Aswani second half brace as Mathare United downed Western Stima 2-1.

Chrispin Oduor and Elijah Mwanzia were on target for Francis Kimanzi led side, with Robert Achema scoring the consolation for the visitors.

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