Nairobi City Stars’ quest for a return to the Kenyan Premier League (KPL( stayed right on course on Saturday 28 September as the Kawangware based team saw off bottom side Northern Wanderers 6 – 0 at Hope Center as the National Super League (NSL) entered Match Day 6.
City Stars, one of the remaining five unbeaten sides in the league registered dominance in the game as early as the seventh minute, with Ebrimah Sanneh getting the openen.
The floodgates were opened, and Oliver Maloba and David Gateri scored in the 39th and 44th minutes to hand the hosts a commanding first half lead.
Gateri would complete his brace in the 59th minute and further goals from Kevin Okumu and Jimmy Bageya in the 70th and 80th minutes sealed it, condemning Northern Wanderers to their sixth straight loss as City Stars opened a three – point gap at the top, with their fifth win in six games.
Vihiga United – St. Joseph’s Youth
Meanwhile, at Mumias Sports Complex, Vihiga United registered a 3 – 2 win over visiting St. Joseph’s Youth, to move one place up, to fifth. Lawrence Luvanda got the opened for Vihiga but Stephen Njoroge equalized for parity at the break.
Patrick Okulo scored a second half brace to hand Vihiga a commanding lead but Dominic Akuna pulled one back.
Bidco United – Modern Coast Rangers
In Thika, Bidco United finished their match against Modern Coast with 10 men after Francis Oduor was sent off having picked two yellow cards, but that didn’t stop them from picking three points in a 1 – 0 win, while FC Talanta picked a 3 – 0 win over struggling Kenya Police, who are still searching for their opening win of the season.