Zetech Thika stop Riara in Universities and Colleges Football League tie
FOOTBALL By Rebecca Gichana | July 22nd 2014
|Isaac Njau of Zetech College shields Roy Otieno of Nairobi Aviation from the ball during the UCFL tie at Kabete Technical grounds on Saturday. [PHOTO:JONAH ONYANGO/STANDARD]|
Universities and Colleges Football League (UCFL) debutants Zetech Thika Road Campus extended their fairytale run on Saturday.
Zetech beat Riara University 3-1 at the University of Nairobi College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services (UoN-Cavs).
Nahashon Thiong’o scored a brace in the fifth and 21st minutes before Victor Okul added Zetech’s third goal as Riara pulled one back through Gichui Anthony.
In another fixture, Mount Kenya University edged United States International University (USIU-Africa) 1-0, thanks to Kennedy Gitau’s 23rd minute strike as hosts, Uon-Cavs thrashed Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) 3-0.
Phillip Odhiambo scored a brace for the hosts in the 40th and 60th minutes before Jonathan Lucho netted their third goal.
Technical University of Kenya (TUK) were awarded a walkover when their opponents Premier Institute failed to show up.
Riara University had a bad outing as they lost their second match 3-0 against Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (Nibs), Nairobi Campus.
Dan Otieno scored Nibs’ brace in the 20th and 53rd minutes before Peter Naziel took matters beyond the opponents’ reach in the 40th minute.
Nibs Ruiru Campus forced a barren draw against Utalii College in an encounter played at the National Youth Service National Holding Unit.
NYS-Vocational Training Institute were awarded a walkover when their opponents Karen Technical Institute for the Deaf failed to show up.
NYS-Engineers settled for a barren draw against Kabete Technical.
In another encounter, Tony Odoyo’s brace was enough to steer Nairobi Aviation College to a 2-0 win over Mount Kenya University.
Utalii were awarded a walkover after Karen Technical failed to honour their fixture.
Riara University upset Nairobi Institute of Business Studies Ruiru Campus 3-1 at Kabete Technical Institute grounds.
Elsewhere, UoN CAVS beat Premier Institute 2-1 as Zetech Nairobi got a walkover against Karen Technical who failed to show up for their fixture.
TUK beat Kenya Institute of Management 2-0 as hosts, Kabete Technical Institute, defeated Utalii College 4-2.
Footballer left in floods of tears after receiving good news during game