Tusker FC went on a goal-scoring spree when they hammered Taita
Taveta 7-0 during a match played at Dawson Mwanyumba Stadium in
technical bench official Charles Okere was satisfied with
his team players for playing according to instructions and
was optimistic they will continue to perform better in
their SportPesa Premnier league matches.
“We have lost three
consecutive league matches and this victory is morale booster
for our team to return to our good position in the league
“We are confident
we’ll win some of our league matches,” said Okere.
Taita Taveta All
Stars FC coach Hassan Mohammed said Tusker is one of the best
country football teams and therefore they have many experience
and talented players.
“We are inexperience
side but we’ve learnt a lot from Tusker team,” said Mohammed.
player Francis Ocholla scored the winning goal to enable Modern
Coast Rangers FC of Mombasa to sail through the first round of
the SportsPesa Shield Competition when they edged Balaji FC 2-1
during a match played at Camp Toyoyo in Nairobi.
After a series of
missed chances, speedy winger Dominic put the visitors ahead in
the 18th minute for the Coast team to lead 1-0 at
Balaji restored the
parity at an hours’ mark through as spot kick converted by
Derrick Santi following an infringement inside the box.
Ocholla who was
recently released by Wazito and joined Rangers during the
mid-season transfer window sealed victory with a 75th
Ocholla was Rangers
top scorer last season before he moved on transfer to Kenya
Premier League side Sofapaka during the mid-season transfer
period after which he later joined Wazito.
Balaji who are
making their second consecutive appearance in the tournament
fielded former AFC Leopards striker Emannuel “Tostao”.
Last year, Balaji
eliminated Coast Stima 4-1 on post-match penalties but were
later disqualified for fielding an ineligible player Larrick
With the results,
Modern Coast Rangers host Ligi Ndogo in the second round of the
SportPesa Shield match.
Ligi Ndogo qualified
for the second round after they eliminated Talanta 4-3 on
post-match penalties after a one all draw in the normal
regulation time during the match played at Hope Center over the