Newcomers Nzoia Humiliate Champions Tusker in seven goal thriller
Brian Otieno in previous action for Nzoia
Newly prompted Nzoia United started their premier league campaign with a powerful announcement following their 5-2 win over league defending champions Tusker FC in the league opening fixture played at the Afaraha stadium in Nakuru on Saturday .
Defender Brian Nindo Otieno Scored a brace for the Bungoma based side that marked their return to the premier league with a bang.
Fresh from their CAF Champions League ouster, Tusker were the first to score through Noah Wafula who netted in the 9th minute .
The swift Nzoia Boys would later retaliate with an equalizer through Elvis Rupia in the 22nd minute.Nzoia headed to the breather with a goal advantage leading 2-1 after Edwin Wafula scored just four minutes from halftime.
Shafik Batambuze equalized for the defending champions just three minutes after the start of the second half but Otieno responded with two goals within 15 minutes in the 51st and 64th minutes for a 4-2 lead.
Boniface Omondi sealed Tusker's fate as Nzoia took an early lead on the premier league table standings on day of the 2017 league action.