Wazito and Vihiga United promoted to KPL after final day drama
Wazito head coach Frank Ouna celebrates with team after their 5-2 win over Police in Narok on Saturday
Vihiga United and Wazito FC have been promoted to the Kenyan Premier League.Vihiga United won the league on 80 points beating Wazito (80 points) on superior goal difference.
Ushuru who led the table standings on 78 points before the final day finished in third place with 78 points and their fate could be determined by playoffs.
All the top three teams needed maximum points from their final league encounters in Mumias and Narok respectively in order to seal the automatic two slots to the top tier league next season.
Vihiga enjoyed the western home advantage at the Mumias Sports Complex to dislodge Ushuru from the top of the table with a 1-0 win to be crowned National Super League Champions.Bernard Ochieng netted the decisive goal in the 30th minute to seal the promotion slot.
In Narok, Wazito who need maximum points to be guaranteed of at least a second spot humbled Police 5-2 in a tense encounter