NSL Review: Kenya Police shock Ushuru as Western Stima carry on fine run

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Kenya Police vs Ushuru
Ushuru's Barrack Odhiambo keeps possesion under pressure from Kenya Police goal scorer Benjamin Megason
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Kenya Police staged a spirited fight to trounce Ushuru in one of nine FKF National Super League matches played this weekend.

The match was the first of a doubleheader, played on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Camp Toyoyo, that also saw Kibera Black Stars condemn Administration Police to their fourth straight defeat.

A goal at the stroke of halftime by Benjamin Megason, coupled with a second-half spot-kick by Patrick Oboya, was enough to hand Kenya Police a second win in three matches played this season. It was the third time in a row Ushuru has dropped points this season, consequently dropping to 14th on the log with four points from four matches.

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In the second match played at the same venue, Kibera Black Stars, for the third time in four matches, walked home with all three points, this time against struggling Administration Police. Henry Onyango scored the all-important goal in the second half.

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Western Stima

At the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, Western Stima put up a dominant display to edge out Kangemi All Stars 4-0, the largest scoreline this season. John Oruko, Austine Ochieng, Hubert Kopany and John Mwita were on target for Stima.

The powermen are consequently perched at the top of the 19-team log, with 10 points from four matches. Kibera Black Stars is second with a similar point tally but with an inferior goal difference.

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In other matches played on Sunday, St Joseph Youth were 2-1 victors over fellow Nakuru based side Nakuru All Stars while at the Thika sub-county Stadium, hosts Bidco United moved to third on the log with a 1-0 win over GFE 105.

Three matches were played on Saturday, with the highlight being a 1-0 win by Kisumu All Stars over hosts Nairobi Stima at the Karuturi Grounds in Naivasha.

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Isibania also forced KCB to a 1-1 draw while FC Talanta got a second win in a row, this time over Coast Stima. Both matches were played at Camp Toyoyo.

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