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National Super League: Dennis Gicheru penalty earns Wazito fc away win to GFE 105

Long wait is still on for Global Field Evangelism (GFE) 105 to win a match in all competitions this season.

Today (November 1st) GFE failed to win in the third meeting with travelling Wazito fc at Kipchoge Keino stadium, Eldoret, thus missing to collect maximum points in 12 matches in all competitions this year.
Wazito has collected six points from the National Super League (NSL) and eliminated them at the same venue from GOtv Shield in July.
Dennis Gicheru’s 81st minute penalty earned the visitors a win when defender Sammy Kiptoo handled the ball in the danger box and centre referee Michael Sawanga pointed to the spot.
In their reverse fixture, Wazito beat GFE 2-1 and the winning penalty was the second in the match. Leonard Ambetsa handled the ball in the box in the opening half but Zachary Gathu failed to convert as his shot went over bar.
Bob Mugalia exited the field when he made the first shot on target on 21st minute against Tengu before GFE 105 defender Elly Otieno’s header hit the cross bar after challenging keeper Steve Njiru in the 25th minute.
Mugalia was one on one with Tengu but his shot landed on Tengu’s chest on the first have break whistle.
GFE’s Zeka Wakoli wasted a couple of chance to put his team ahead and all two scoring chances, his shots went wide.
The win propelled Wazito coach Frank Ouma who said the opponents were a tough side and the win did not come easy.
“Coming to play against GFE was not easy but we managed to score a goal that has propelled us.we thjough we could get a point but three points are important for us. In such scenario, you can’t tell what other teams have played and a win makes us proud,” said Ouna.
The two teams have made three times this season with Wazito claiming victory in all matches.

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