Posta Rangers 1-0 Sofapaka: Batoto ba Mungu suffer shock defeat
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The mailmen maintained their top spot in the league and are unbeaten after they swept past Batoto ba Mungu on Sunday

A last minute goal courtesy of Dennis Mukhaisi was all Posta Rangers needed to down a resilient Sofapaka FC in a Kenyan Premier League match on Saturday.

The 2009 champions started the match well winning a corner earlier on that unfortunately bore no fruits. In the sixth minute, Matthias Kigonya was called into action to deny Titus Achesa who had unleashed a fierce shot. A few minutes later, Charles Okwemba, who had scored in each of the previous two matches, failed to convert a James Kasibante's cross.

Sofapaka upped their tempo pinning their opponents in their own half at some point, and it was Patrick Matasi, who was called into action in the 25th minute, to deny Kasibante, who had taken an inch perfect free-kick after a foul outside the danger zone.

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Batoto ba Mungu continued pushing for an opener and again they came close with five minutes to go, this time round Samuel Mutiria's shot coming off the crossbar with the goalkeeper well beaten.

After the break, the hosts came back stronger, trying to push the visitors to their own half, but again it was Sofapaka, who missed a great chance five minutes after the restart, this time round Paul Odhiambo missing to put the ball in the back of the net. John Nairuka and Gerald Obwoge came in in places of Geoffrey Kataka and Edwin Mwaura as coach Sammy 'Pamzo' Omollo changed his tactics.

It was a move that paid off with nine minutes to go as Mukhaisi did well to take his chance against all the odds. It turned out to be a winning goal for the unbeaten mailmen, who enjoy a five point gap at the top.

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