Nakuru All Stars halt Nzoia’s un­beaten run in the NSL

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports Local -

Nzoia Sugar suf­fered their first de­feat of the sea­son at the hands of lowly ranked Nakuru All Stars on Wed­nes­day in the Na­tional Su­per League

The West­ern Kenya-based out­fit had gone through a whop­ping 31 matches with­out los­ing a match and was hope­ful of finishing the league with the same tempo, only to stum­ble in the 32nd league match at Afraha Sta­dium.

Go­ing into the game, Nzoia Sugar took an early lead in the open­ing minute cour­tesy of Patrick Kwitonda.

In the 74th minute, for­ward Elvis Ru­pia beat the nzoia de­fence to equalise for Nakuru All Stars. Ru­pia was on the mark again to com­plete his brace in the stop­page time. De­spite de­feat Nzoia re­main at the sum­mit with 79 points, a mas­sive 13 points above se­cond-placed Zoo Keri­cho. —

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