It was a brilliant weekend for Ugandan exports to the Kenya Premier League as four of them hit the back of the net for their respective clubs. Uganda Cranes striker Daniel Sserunkuma scored his maiden goal of the season, Andrew Ssekayombya and Jimmy Bagaye netted winners while Zzinda Hussein was on the score sheet despite Karuturi’s loss to Sofapaka as Kawowo Sports’ Ismael Kiyonga reports.
Tusker FC 2-1 Bandari FC
Former KCC FC striker Andrew Ssekayombya to score the winner for Tusker FC in their 2-1 win over Bandari FC in a match played at City Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Jesse Were had given the champions a 14th minute lead before Eric Okoth equalized for Bandari in the 34th minute. Ssekayombya who had come on for goal scorer Were found the back of the net on the hour mark to ensure Tusker won their first game of the 2013 season. The win moved Tusker FC to 11th on the log with five points from three games. Other Ugandans Aucho Khalid, Robert Omunuk and Martin Kizza also featured for Tusker.
City Stars 2-1 Sony Sugars
Just 24 hours after losing his dad, Ugandan export Jimmy Bagaye assisted and netted the winning goal for Nairobi City Stars to condemn Sony Sugars to a 2-1 defeat at the City Stadium. Dennis Okoth scored City’s opener in the 23rd minute but Charles Odette equalized eleven minutes later before Bagaye netted the winner in the 70th minute. City Stars are now 9th on the table with 7 points from six games. Another Ugandan national Bruno Sserunkuma also started the game for City Stars.
Sofapaka 4-2 Karuturi
Despite his side losing 4-2 to Sofapaka FC, former Utoda FC playmaker Hussein Zzinda assisted and scored one goal for Karuturi FC. Zzinda assisted Andrew Murunga’s goal in the first half before he turned scorer in the second. Sofapaka’s goals were scored by George Owino, Bob Mugalia, John Baraza and Obadiah Ntarumbwa. Former KCC FC forward Ahmed Omar Bulega started on the bench for the Naivasha based club.
Gor Mahia 1-0 Mathare United
Uganda Cranes striker Daniel ‘Mzee’ Sserunkuma scored the only goal of the match from the spot to give Gor Mahia FC the 1-0 win over Mathare United in a match played at Nyao Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The striker won a controversial penalty after 55 minutes as the referee judged Edgar Ochieng to have fouled the diminutive striker inside the forbidden area though it appeared as though he won the ball. The former KKL, Express FC, Victors and City Stars player stood up and made it 1-0 for K’Ogalo. It’s his first of the season. Zdravko Logarusic’s men are now 10th on the 16 team log with 6 points from three games.
Israel Emuge and Ivan Anguyo started on the bench for Go Mahia FC.
KCB 2-0 Ulinzi FC
Thika Utd 2-1 Chemelili Sugars
Muhoroni FC 2-1 AFC Leopards
Western Stima 2-1 Kakamega Homeboyz