Kariobangi Sharks end winning drought by beating Chemelil Sugar

Kariobangi Sharks.
The 2018 Shield champions registered their first win against the struggling hosts

Kariobangi Sharks registered their first win this season after defeating hosts Chemelil Sugar 2-0 in the Kenyan Premier League.

The William Muluya led side had drawn three and lost once in their four games, and a win against the Sugar Millers was vital. Chemelil have not had the best start this season and had lost all their opening three matches, conceding 11 goals in the process.

It seemed the hosts were destined for their first point of the season after finishing the first half without conceding nor scoring. However, the result changed 15 minutes after the break when Patillah Omotto beat the goalkeeper with a well-taken volley.

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Duke Abuya put the result beyond doubt with two minutes to go after completing a well-executed counter-attack with a perfect finish. Chemelil have now conceded 13 goals in just four matches, making it an average of more than three goals a match.

In another KPL game played on Saturday, KCB moved second after claiming a late win against visitors Nzoia Sugar.

The goal came in stoppage time courtesy of Martin Nderitu who capitalized on a defensive lapse to give his team a deserved win.

Elsewhere, at Moi Stadium in Kisumu, Western Stima and Ulinzi Stars played to a goalless draw.