Ian Motanda converted penalty ended Nairobi Stima’s unbeaten run in the National Super league (NSL) in the hands of Kisumu All Stars in a match played at Moi Stadium, Kisumu.
Motanda converted the penalty in the 61st minute to give hosts maximum points for Francis Oduor coached side to end 20 matches unbeaten run.
The Kenya Power men were third with 42 points behind leaders Ushuru who hit Fortune Sacco 2-1 at Ruaraka sports ground and Wazito whipped Kangemi All Stars 4-2 at Camp Toyoyo who shared points with goal difference with 11 wins and 6 draws as their opponents were fourth after 11 wins, six draws and three losses.
Motanda converted the spot after Paul Kisige handled Dismas Amunga’s shot inside the box.
At Ruaraka, Ushuru defeated Fortune Sacco 2-1 with goals from Brian Yakhama and Oscar Mbugua while Sacco’s goal in the 50th minute courtesy Stephen Oganda.
Second placed Wazito edged out Kangemi 4-2 at Camp Toyoyo grounds. Amos Asembeka and Washington Munene handed Wazito an early lead but Kangemi pulled back through Christopher Ambuka and Teddy Siwa.
But Ushuru scored in its own net but Dennis Gicheru and Victor Ndinya grabbed a goal apiece in the second half as the team moved to 47 points similar to leaders Ushuru who’ve a superior goal difference.
Elsewhere at Karuturi grounds, James Nthiga’s 20th minute goal helped Kenya Police stop Green Commandos.
Talanta Bidco United (Camp Toyoyo grounds)
Kenya Police 1-0 Green Commandoes (Karuturi grounds)
Ushuru 2-1 Fortune Sacco (Ruaraka grounds)
Kangemi AllStars 2-4 Wazito (Camp Toyoyo grounds)
Kisumu AllStars 1-0 Nairobi Stima
City Stars 3-1 Shabana (Camp Toyoyo grounds).
Additional information Daily Nation