SportPesa Premier League champions Gor Mahia kept alive their threefold hopes after stunning the determined National Super League side Palos FC 4-2 to qualify for GOtv Shield Cup quarter finals on Wednesday evening.
Former Tusker marks-man Ali Abondo struck twice in the second half to add to a Michael Olunga and defender Harun Shakava’s first half strikes , sealing the victory for K’ogallo in a six goal thriller.
Palos FC who reduced the deficit twice in their quest to down the premier league giants earned their consolations through man of the match Calvin Omanga.
The quarter finals of the Gotv Shield Cup knock-out competition will be played in the first week of the month of November.
Elsehwere, Sofapaka rallied from behind to salvage a point against embattled AFC Leopards in a midweek Kenya premier league tie staged at Nyayo stadium.
Collins Shivachi scored a leveller for Sofapaka in the 62nd minute equalizing Ivan Anguyo’s first half strike that had put Ingwe in the lead as both teams held to their own to settle for a one all draw.
The results leaves Sofapaka third on 43 points, while Leopards stay sixth in the table standings with 39 points.