Nzoia Sugar hold on to 16 point NSL lead
BY ANGWENYI GICHANA/ Leaders Nzoia United maintained a 16-point lead in the National Super League after beating Police 5-0 in Bungoma.
The promotion favourites scored through Ben Muchuma, who struck twice with Patrick Kitonda, Lawrence Juma and Brian Yakhama scoring a goal each.
Nzoia now have 79 points—16 ahead of second-placed Zoo Kericho, who defeated Ligi Ndogo 2-1 at home. Kepher Ondati and Ben Odhiambo scored for the winners while Phillip Mbae pulled one back for Ligi Ndogo. Kariobangi Sharks leapfrogged Nakumatt to third spot after a 3-0 win over Nakuru All Stars.
Nakumatt’s win-less streak continued after going down 1-0 against KCB as the super market chain dented their hopes of qualifying to the Kenya Premier League. Nick Kamau scored the lone goal for the former Kenya Premier League outfit. Vihiga United’s promotion push was dealt a major blow after losing 1-0 to Wazito in Nairobi. Vihiga is now fifth with 54 points same as KCB but they have a better goal difference.