Stephen Opoku of Kakamega Homeboyz FC in action against Mathare United FC during their FKF Premier League match at Kasarani Annex in Nairobi on February 12, 2022. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Kakamega Homeboyz beat Posta Rangers 3-1 at Thika Stadium yesterday to open an eight-point gap in the FKF Premier League standings.

Sylvester Owino, Stephen Opoku and David Okoth all scored in the opening half to hand Homeboyz their 12th win of the season.

Victory saw Homeboyz maintain their unbeaten run away from home and extend their lead at the top of the table to 43 points, eight points more than second-placed Naiorbi city Stars.

City Stars were beaten 2-0 by Bidco United in a match that saw the center referee issue two red cards.

At Kasarani Annex, Boniface Munyendo’s double and Kevin Juma’s strike handed Nzoia a crucial win over relegation-threatened Mathare United.

The win sees Nzoia Sugar claw their way from the relegation zone having increased their tally to 18 points, eight more than the Slum Boys who are second last.

Under the tutelage of new coach Salim Babu, Nzoia continues to impress since taking over from Ibrahim Shikanda on January 23.

At Ruaraka, Kenya Police ended their two-match losing streak after holding defending champions Tusker to a 1-1 draw.

New signing Harun Shakava opened the scoring for Police before Shaphan Oyugi drew Tusker level.

In Kisumu, record champions Gor Mahia defeated Ulinzi Stars 2-1 at Moi Stadium.

Elsewhere KCB and Sofapaka played out a barren draw.

 

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