Tusker drown Thika as Ulinzi , Sony fire blanks

Tusker drown Thika as Ulinzi , Sony fire blanks

Tusker rallied from a goal down to dispatch Thika United 2-1 in day one of the Kenyan Premier league as title hopefuls Ulinzi Stars and Sony Sugar fired blanks in a barren stalemate at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on Saturday.

Kennedy Otieno fired Thika ahead in the in the 16th minute when he beat Collins Shivachi before slotting the ball between the legs of Tusker goalie, Duncan Ochieng .

The brewers however rebuilt getting an equaliser from the spot in the 36th minute after Shafik Btambuze was upended in the box and Timonah Wanyonyi converted the penalty.

Michael Khamati then had the final say scoring the winner in the 73rd minute through a brilliant solo effort

Summarized results

Thika United 1-2 Tusker

Ulinzi stars 0-0 Sony Sugar

Kakamega  Homeboyz 2-1 Western Stima

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