TOUGH BATTLE

City Stars pip Bandari to go third

Timothy Ouma put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute before Ezekiel Odera doubled the advantage five minutes later.

In Summary

•Bandari pulled on back through Umaru Kasumba from the spot in the 78th minute after Ahmed Salim handled the ball in the box.

•The outcome leaves City Stars third  on the log with 41 points while Bandari are sixth with 37.

Bandari's Danson Chetambe (L) tackles Davis Amuyunzu of City Stars during their Kenyan Premier League clash at Ruaraka Grounds.
Bandari's Danson Chetambe (L) tackles Davis Amuyunzu of City Stars during their Kenyan Premier League clash at Ruaraka Grounds.
Image: ERICK BARASA

A quick succession of goals in the first half were all Nairobi City Stars needed to beat Bandari 2-1 at Ruaraka Grounds on Saturday.

Timothy Ouma put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute before Ezekiel Odera doubled the advantage five minutes later.

Ouma's rasping effort from a free kick caught Michael Wanyika napping in goal for the opener.

Five minutes later, Odera came on the end of Davies Egesa's enticing pass in the area to stab the ball into the net.

Bandari pulled on back through Umaru Kasumba from the spot in the 78th minute after Ahmed Salim handled the ball in the box.

The outcome leaves City Stars third  on the log with 41 points while Bandari are sixth with 37.

Editing by Tony Mballa

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