Tusker edge ten-man Homeboyz to scoop victory

Tusker edge ten-man Homeboyz to scoop victory

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Tusker players celebrating a goal in a past match. PHOTO/COURTESY.

Mumias, KENYA: Tusker leapfrogged Mathare United at the summit of the Kenya Premier League after cruising past Kakamega Homeboyz by a solitary goal in the only league match played on Friday.

Stephen Owusu stepped off the bench to score the important goal 10 minutes from time in an encounter that saw Homebozy’s Augustine Etemesi handed matching orders in stoppage time for a second bookable offence.

The success means Tusker are the new apex toppers on 24 points, two better than second placed Mathare United who face off with Chemeli Sugar on Sunday.

Saturday fixtures will see title holders Gor Mahia tussle Muhoroni Youth, bottom based Sofapaka will be at home to Sony Sugar while out of form Bandari will visit Chemelil Sugar.

On Sunday AFC Leopards will welcome league’s surprise packaged Posta Rangers while soldiers Ulinzi Stars will travel to struggling Thika United