Shami Kibwana handed Thika United the much needed victory against Vihiga United at Mumias Complex on Sunday.
Kibwana gave the away team the lead after he pounced on a loose ball following a defensive lapse by Vihiga United to burry home the lone goal in the 8th minute.
Nakumatt FC maintained their run of form in the Kenyan Premier League after downing hapless Posta Rangers.
The shoppers have been on the rise since getting a new sponsor, and another excellent display against the mail men proved their recent success was not a fluke. Cornelius Juma provided two assists as Boniface Mukhekhe hit a double to ensure the Anthony Mwangi led side finish the first leg with seventeen points.
Meanwhile, Sofapaka denied Ulinzi Stars a chance to move joint top with Gor Mahia after they ended their six game winless record with a 2-1 victory at Afraha Stadium.
Umaru Kasumba and Kepha Aswani scored within a span of two minutes to bring Ulinzi Stars’s four-match winning run to an end. Elvis Nandwa scored Ulinzi Stars' consolation.
Earlier in the day, Kariobangi Sharks hit Bandari by a solitary goal at Camp Toyoyo to move to ninth on the log. Sven Yidah gave Kariobangi Sharks maximum points against visiting Bandari.
The lone goal came in the 56th minute when the midfielder connected a Duke Abuya free-kick into the back of the net.
It was a sigh of relief for coach William Muluya, who had been denied a goal scored in the first half by Francis Manoa.