KPL round up: Western Stima survival hopes on the line

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Sony Sugar showed their intentions to finish on a high this season after downing Sofapaka by a solitary goal

Western Stima's hope to remain in the Kenyan Premier League beyond this season hangs in a balance following Mathare United and Thika United wins.

Stima collected a valuable point against Ulinzi Stars in an entertaining clash at Moi Stadium, Kisumu. Ezekiel Otuoma scored first for the Richard Makumbi led side in the ninth minute after a good work by Mukisa Junior.

However, the soldiers fought back and made things even through Cliff Kasuti in the 38th minute. Churchill Muloma made it 2-1 in favour of the visitors with three minutes to the break, but the relegation-threatened power men equalized later through Robert Achema.

Elsewhere Sony Sugar showed their intentions to finish on a high this season after downing Sofapaka by a solitary goal. Mwana Yema was the hero as Babu Salim’s side bounced from their loss to Thika United last Wednesday.

It is a blow for the former champions who were aiming to finish the season within the top three positions.

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Thika United continued its upward surge in the bid to remain in the Kenyan Premier League after defeating former champions Tusker FC by a solitary goal at Ruaraka.

Eugine Mukangula’s 38th-minute strike was all Nicholas Muyoti led side needed to down the brewers. 

On Wednesday, Onwudi Chibueze helped the milkmen past Sony Sugar by the same margin.

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