Quick-fire Lawrence Kibet gives Bomet 1-0 win over Naivas as Mombasa elite frustrating season continues
National Super League side APS Bomet continued with their winning run after a narrow 1-0 victory over Naivas FC to open a six-point gap between them and second-placed Fortune Sacco.
Lawrence Kibet’s well-taken penalty in the first half was enough to secure all points on offer for Bomet as they held off a second-half barrage of attacks from Naivas to prevail at the final whistle.
Elsewhere, Fortune Sacco made the most out of Muhoroni Youth’s 1-0 loss to SS Assad to reclaim second spot thanks to a 2-0 success over struggling Mombasa Elite at Kianyaga stadium.
Coastal Heroes made good use of their home advantage to overpower Mara Sugar 2-1 at Serani Sports in Mombasa courtesy, staging a strong comeback through Marcus Jairo and Ali Halafu despite Victor Nguma having giving the visitors the lead in the first half.
MCF hit Kibera Black Stars three for the good go past Naivas to fourth on the log with 50 points courtesy of goals from Ezekiel Okare, Kevince Ochieng, and Alex Waiswa.
Murang’a Seal squeezed through a narrow 3-2 win over Mwatate United to move to sixth as Shabana edged out Vihiga United by a solitary goal to follow MCF up the log to fifth with 50 points also, even as Silibwet Leons upset Kisumu All Stars 4-2 in a six-goal thriller.
Dandora Love and Zoo FC, who announced their withdrawal from the league last weekend, did not show up for their respective matches and thus Gusii FC and Migori Youth were awarded the matches on a three points, two goals basis.