The newcomers restricted Batoto ba Mungu in the entertaining contest before conceding late to lose by a solitary goal at Mumias Complex.
Coach Manoah now insists that his side deserved to get a point from the fixture. “We matched them in all areas apart from one lapse in the midfield which we rectified.
"We had our moments and they had few moments from set pieces. We did not deserve to lose.“
Stephen Waruru scored the all important goal that lifted Sofapaka past Vihiga United.