Juma sinks Ulinzi Stars to get Gor off the mark

Juma sinks Ulinzi Stars to get Gor off the mark

Fiston Razak (C) of Sofapaka FC shoot against Gor Mahia FC goalkeeper Caleb Otieno as Joshua Onyango defends during their FKF Premier League match at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi on August 26, 2023. Photo/Sportpicha

Gor Mahia FC secured their first victory of the FKF Premier League campaign by defeating Ulinzi Stars 1-0 at the Ulinzi Sports Complex in Nairobi on Saturday.

Kevin Juma produced the decisive moment came in the 29th minute when he capitalized on a goalkeeping error forced on them from a corner kick.

The first half of the match was a cagey affair as both teams attempted to establish dominance.

Despite several promising opportunities in the opening 20 minutes, the home team failed to capitalize on their chances to take the lead.

As the second half unfolded, Ulinzi Stars made a determined push to level the score. However, their efforts were thwarted by Gor Mahia's goalkeeper, who had a relatively untroubled time defending his goal.

With this crucial victory, Kogalo moves up to the fifth position with4 points in the FKF Premier League standings. In contrast, Ulinzi Stars find themselves at the bottom of the table, yet to secure a single point after two rounds of matches.

The FKF Premier League is now set to take a break following the international break, providing teams with an opportunity to regroup and strategize for the upcoming fixtures.

In other league matches, Tusker came from a goal down to draw level against Kariobangi Sharks at Ruaraka Grounds. Meanwhile, the newcomers, Muranga Seal, made history as they managed to edge out Kakamega Homeboyz 1-0 at St. Sebastian Park in Muranga in their first ever season in the top flight League.

Muranga Seal top the league with 6 points and are the only side to maintain a 100 percent winning record. Posta Rangers and Nzoia round up the second and third place respectively.


Gor Mahia FC Ulinzi Stars

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