Ugandan international Godfrey Walusimbi scored the winning goal for Gor Mahia in a 2-1 victory over Paul Nkata’s Bandari to stay second in the Kenya Premier League.
Walusimbi, who played under Nkata during his youth career with SC Villa, scored the winning goal for the K’Ogalo in the 67th minute to add on an assist for Noah Wafula’s first half goal.
Noah Abich had earlier cancelled out Gor’s lead with a penalty in the 53rd penalty but with Walusimbi’s winner, the goal turned into consolation as Bandari lost a successive game for the first time under the Ugandan tactician.
After five games, the 15 time champions are now on 16 points, one adrift of surprise leaders, Posta Rangers.
Tangauzi score in Tusker’s win
Elsewhere, former Kira Young and The Saints defender cum midfielder Marlon Tangauzi scored for George ‘Best’ Nsimbe’s rallied to beat Nakumatt 2-1 to go 11th on the log.
Tangauzi scored off Iddi Batambuze’s corner to cancel out a lead from Kepha Aswani in the first half.
Kenyan international midfield gem Humphrey Mieno scored the winning goal for the Brewers for only their second win of the season in 7 games.
Ssimbwa edges Hall
Sam Ssimbwa’s Sofapaka moved to 3rd with a slim 1-0 win over giants AFC Leopards as they continue to rise on the log.
Former SC Villa midfielder and ex-Kenyan international Charles Okwemba scored the only goal of the game as the Batoto Ba Mungu leapfrogged Ingwe on 14 points, one point more.
Nzoia United, coached by former SC Villa forward Bernard Mwalala won 2-0 against Western Stima, Thika United lost 1-0 to Kariobangi Sharks, Mathare United played to a barren stalemate with Chemelil Sugar whilst Kakamega Boys edged Ulinzi Stars 1-0.