Kibera Black Stars, Kajiado, SS Assad pick identical wins in NSL

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 21:26 | By
Migori thump Gogo as Shabana maintain top spot with victory over Murang'a Seal
Darajani Gogo striker Rashid Moyo (R) take on Kibera Black Stars midfilder Kelvin Mwangi in a past FKF National Super League (NSL) match.. PHOTO/David Ndolo

Kibera Black Stars clinched their inaugural victory of the season with a 2-0 away triumph against Silibwet at Silibwet Stadium on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

The breakthrough arrived just before halftime, courtesy of Richdonald Bolo, who found the back of the net. Michael Owen further solidified their lead with a goal in the 72nd minute.

NSL home advantage

In another fixture, SS Assad made the most of their home advantage, defeating Rainbow FC 2-0. The first half remained goalless, but the match dynamics shifted in the second half.

Goals galore in NSL matches
Darajani Gogo midfielder Brian Wafula (in blue) vies for the ball against Kibera Blackstars’ defender Pascal Ongweno during their FKF NSL League match at Camp Toyoyo. PHOTO/David Ndolo

Alex Mwalimu struck in the 76th minute, and Lazo Nongela added another goal in the 85th minute, ultimately making the difference.

Meanwhile, Kajiado secured their second consecutive win of the season, triumphing 2-0. Ayub Twaha scored in the 61st minute, and Alfani Kateti sealed the deal with a goal in the 79th minute.

NSL newbies

Additional noteworthy results included Mombasa Elite's victory over Gusii FC and a 1-1 draw between Naivas and FKF NSL newcomers Luanda Villa. The match between Darajani Gogo and Mombasa Stars ended in a goalless draw.

Clinton Okoth of Migori Youth (L) vies for the ball against Herbet Okoth of AP during a past NSL match. PHOTO/ RODGERS NDEGWA
Clinton Okoth of Migori Youth (L) vies for the ball against Herbet Okoth of AP during a past NSL match. PHOTO/ Rodgers Ndegwa.

Looking ahead, the FKF NSL Round 2 will continue, Sunday, September 24, 2023.

Round 2 Results

Saturday, September 23, 2023

  1. Mombasa Elite 1-0 Gusii FC (Mbaraki Sports Club, 3 pm)
  2. Darajani Gogo 0-0 Mombasa Stars (Hope Center, 3 pm)
  3. Kajiado 2-0 MCF (Ildamat Stadium, 3 pm)
  4. SS Assad 2-0 Rainbow (Ukunda Show Ground, 3 pm)
  5. Silibwet 0-2 Kibera Black Stars (silibwet Green, 3 pm)
  6. Naivas 1-1 Luanda Villa (Kenyatta Stadium, 3 pm)

Round 2 Fixtures

  1. Mathare United vs Mulembe United FC (Police Sacco Stadium, 3 pm)
  2. Mara Sugar vs Migori Youth (Awendo Green, 3 pm)
  3. Vihiga Bullets vs Dimba Patriots (Mumias Sports Complex, 3 pm)
  4. Nairobi United vs Kisumu AllStars (Kasarani Annex, 3 pm)

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