Tusker came from behind to get the win they needed over Ulinzi Stars in their BetKing Premier League round 23 fixture to book a slot in the 2020/21 CAF Champions League. The match ended 4-1.

Going into the match, the brewers had a one-point advantage over their challengers KCB, who likewise had a match against Nzoia at the Ruaraka Grounds.

Boniface Onyango delivered a scare when he netted the opening goal for home side Ulinzi Stars in the 11th minute but an own goal from Brian Birgen nine minutes later gave Tusker a lifeline, the first half ending 1-1.

Upon resumption, Brian Marita put Tusker on the front foot through a tap in from Henry Meja’s delivery in the 46th minute.

Ulinzi fought back to destroy the party but as the match seemed to be heading for a 2-1 score, two quick fire goals from Kevin Okoth and Chrispinus Onyango came through for a 4-1 final score.

Round 23 Results


  1. Bidco United 1-1 Kakamega Homeboyz (Thika Stadium, 1 pm)
  2. Gor Mahia 0-0 Bandari FC (Utalii Grounds, 3 pm)
  3. Ulinzi Stars 1-4 Tusker (Nakuru ASK Showgrounds, 3:15 pm)
  4. Western Stima 0-1 Sofapaka (Nakuru ASK Showgrounds, 1 pm)
  5. AFC Leopards 0-1 Kariobangi Sharks (Thika Stadium, 3:15 pm)
  6. Nairobi City Stars 0-1 Wazito (Ruaraka Grounds, 1 pm)
  7. KCB 2-1 Nzoia Sugar (Ruaraka Grounds 3:15 pm)
  8. Vihiga United 1-2 Mathare United (Narok Stadium, 3 pm)