Sofapaka battle to hold Tusker in Thika

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Sofapaka fought to register a 2-2 draw against defending champions Tusker in a league match played on Sunday at Thika sub-county Stadium.

Both teams went to the match from previous wins; Sofapaka having beaten Mathare United while Tukser had just recorded their first victory by edging out Chemelil Sugar.

When they took to the pitch on Sunday, striker Wanok Pate put the Batoto ba Mungu in the lead at the stroke of the first minute before Mike Khamati and Allan Wanga scored two goals to make it 2-1 at half-time.

Khamati scored past keeper Mathias Kigonya in the 26th minute while Wanga made it two in the 45th minute.

Former Gor Mahia midfielder Moses ‘Dube’ Odhiambo, who was returning to the team after missing out of the Starting lineup in the previous two matches, equalized matters in the 53rd minute. Paul Odhiambo was the man with the assist.

The remaining time of the match saw both sides fighting hard in search of a winner to no avail.

Sofapaka: Mathias Kigonya, George Maelo, Jaffari Salim, Bagoole Johnson, Mugabi Jonathan, Charles Okwemba, Paul Odhiambo, Mohammed 'Master' Kilume, Moses Odhiambo, James Kasibante, Wanok Pate.

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Subs: Opiyo George, Charles Pilipli Malubo, Okare Ezekiel, Kwanya 'Dante' Edmond, Michael Oduor, Maurice Odipo, Kennedy Odour.

Tusker: David Okello, Collins Shivachi, Shafiq Batambuze, Loyd Wahome, James Situma, Cercidy Okeyo, Moses Ndawula, Anthony Ndolo, James Macharia, Mike Khamati, Allan Wanga

Subs: Duncan Ochieng’, Marlon Tangauzi, Martin Kizza, Sydney Ochieng’, Humphrey Mieno, Clifford Alwanga, George Mandela.

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