Leopards v KCB Match Report, 17/01/2021, FKF Premier League

Leopards v KCB Match Report, 17/01/2021, FKF Premier League
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Leopards v KCB Match Report, 17/01/2021, FKF Premier League

Leopards v KCB Match Report, 17/01/2021, FKF Premier League

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AFC Leopards 2-1 KCB: Rupia’s brace ends Bankers’ unblemished run

The ahead scored in both half at hand Ingwe a win after shedding within the final two video games in opposition to Western Stima and Wazito FC

Elvis Rupia scored twice to make sure AFC Leopards picked a 2-1 win in opposition to Soccer Kenya Federation Premier League leaders KCB at Kasarani on Sunday.

Rupia’s efforts had been sufficient to finish a shedding streak for Ingwe that had stretched to 2 video games because the Bankers – who scored through Samuel Mwangi – have now dropped factors for the primary time after profitable the earlier six video games.

Omondi’s deflected free-kick inside the first minute nearly bought KCB an opener after Benjamin Ochan had moved to the alternative facet to the ball within the course of. AFC Leopards had been fortunate to see the ball fly over the bar.

Rupia’s feeble shot within the fifth minute was capably saved by Joseph Okoth – who has conceded simply three objectives thus far – as AFC Leopards made the primary assault in opposition to the Bankers. Rupia was put via by a throw-in from the right-wing however he was not given ample time by his markers the place he may have triggered a robust strike.

Anthony Kimani made a change within the tenth minute when Isaac Kipyegon bought injured and couldn’t come again even after intensive medical consideration and Lewis Bandi was launched in his place.

KCB took the lead within the twenty fifth minute when Derrick Otanga clinically manoeuvred alongside the left wing which was largely unmarked since Collins Shivachi had drifted into the field. The previous Sony Sugar striker produced a cross that discovered David Ambulu on the opposite finish and his header was nicely linked by Mwangi who discovered the again of the online in a crowded space.

AFC Leopards equalised within the twenty ninth minute when Okoth didn’t clear the ball far-off as his try was collected by Rupia who discovered the underside nook with a ferocious low strike from outdoors the penalty field.

Ingwe grabbed the lead within the 57th minute when Rupia discovered the underside left nook after KCB had been caught off-guard by the previous league champions. The previous Wazito ahead scored his eighth objective as he makes an attempt to shut in on the present top-scorer Erick Kapaito who has 11.

Peter Thiong’o – who got here instead of Rupia – thought he had scored the third for Ingwe however his scrappy objective was cancelled by the referee for he was adjudged to have been in an offside place within the 82nd minute.

AFC Leopards XI: Benjamin Ochan, Collins Shivachi, Robinson Kamura, Clyde Senaji, Isaac Kipyegon, Collins Shichenje, Marvin Nabwire, Fabrice Mugheni, Austin Odhiambo, Bienvenue Shaka, Elvis Rupia.

Subs: Jeff Oyemba, Lewis Bandi, Peter Thiong’o, Collins Olilo, Hansel Ochieng, Stated Tsuma, Jaffery Owiti.

KCB XI: Joseph Okoth, Baraka Badi, Dennis Odhiambo, Nahashon Nanyendo, Rama Mwendwa, Michael Mutinda, Simon Munala, Brian Ndenga, Derrick Otanga, Samuel Mwangi, David Ambulu.

Subs: Gabriel Andika, Daniel Oduor, Reagan Otieno, Henry Onyango, Bethuel Achola, Victor Ochami, Ian Motanda, Martin Mbugua, Brian Wepo, Vincent Waaambo, Harun Thomas, Victor Omondi.

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