Muhoroni Youth edge Ulinzi Stars to end winless streak
Muhoroni Youth secured their first victory of the season with a narrow 1-0 win over Ulinzi Stars in a match held at Muhoroni Stadium on a Friday afternoon.
Muhoroni Youth, coming into the match, had recorded three draws and one loss, with their defeat coming at the hands of Tusker FC in the previous weekend's fixture at Ruaraka Sports Club.
Muhoroni Youth opponents run
In contrast, their opponents, Ulinzi Stars, had their sights set on back-to-back wins after breaking a three-match winless streak by defeating struggling Sofapaka FC.
The crucial goal that earned Muhoroni maximum points came in the 40th minute when Collins Neto confidently converted a penalty awarded to them.
Muhoroni Youth successfully maintained their lead to secure the victory, climbing to eighth place in the league standings with six points from five matches.
On the other hand, Ulinzi Stars found themselves in the 16th position with just three points.
The football action will continue with four matches scheduled for Saturday. Nairobi City Stars will face off against Sofapaka at Kasarani Annex. Despite significant signings and a new head coach, Sofapaka find themselves at the bottom of the league table after losing three matches and drawing one in their first four games. Nairobi City Stars, in 15th place, aim to secure their second win of the season.
Nzoia Sugar host Premier League debutants Murang'a Seal in another fixture. Murang'a Seal, who initially led the table after the first two games, have dropped to eighth place after failing to secure maximum points in recent matches. Nzoia Sugar, in ninth place, also seek their second win of the season.
More League action
Police FC, under new coaching, play host to Bidco United at the Police Sacco Pavilion, while Kariobangi Sharks clash with Posta Rangers at the Kasarani Annex.
The Sharks-Rangers encounter promises to be a fierce battle as both teams are in top form. Posta Rangers, topping the table with 10 points from three wins and a draw, face Kariobangi Sharks, who are third after winning two of their four matches, with the others ending in draws.
On Sunday, October 1, Bandari and Kakamega Homeboyz will meet at Mbaraki Stadium. The Dockers, positioned sixth, aim to boost their morale with a victory against Homeboyz. Meanwhile, Homeboyz hope to secure a win and move up the league standings.
AFC Leopards, still in search of their first win of the season, face Shabana FC in a game that will be played at Ulinzi Sports Complex.
AFC Leopards, currently 13th, are under pressure, having secured three draws and a loss. A win on Sunday will be crucial for the team led by head coach Tom Juma.
After being held to a draw by Homeboyz in their last game at Bukhungu Stadium, Gor Mahia aim to return to winning ways when they face KCB FC.
Tusker, positioned fifth with two wins, a draw, and a loss, face Talanta FC at Ruaraka Sports Ground.