Charles Momanyi scored a stoppage time equalizer to salvage a point for defending champions Tusker who forced a 2-2 draw against Ulinzi Stars in a midweek FKF Premier League match staged AT Ulinzi Sports Club on Thursday.
Hillary Simiyu had given the soldiers a 2-0 halftime lead after scoring twice in the opening half before Henry Mieno kick started Tusker’s come back with a goal in the 50th minute.
With the last kick of the match, Momanyi broke Ukinzi’s hearts with a late goal.
Even though Tusker dropped two crucial points, they moved joint second alongside KCB with 36 points.
At Kasarani Annex which hosted a double header, Bandari edged out Mathare United 1-0 in a closely contested match.
Umar Kasumba's goal in the 15th minute proved to be the difference as the dockers moved eighth on 30 points.
In the early kick off match, Sofapaka thrashed Kakamega Homeboyz 3-1.
Michael Karamor scored Homeboyz’s consolation as Roddy Manga, Sebastien Sunday and Simon Munala found the back of the net for Batoto ba Mungu.
In other matches, Kariobangi Sharks thrashed bottom plced Vihiga Bullets 3-1 as Nairobi City Stars edged out hosts Wazito 2-1 in Kisumu.
Meanwhile, record Kenyan league champions Gor Mahia will be seeking revenge for the first leg defeat to KCB when they face the bankers today in a top of the table FKF Premier League match at Kasarani Stadium from 3pm.
KCB ended K’Ogalo’s unbeaten run in January when they saw off the 19-time champions 1-0 and Gor head coach Jonathan McKinstry will be keen to avoid another defeat as they continue pushing to reclaim the title they last won in 2020.
Gor has posted mixed results in their last five matches, a bumpy run that has seen their earlier nine-point gap reduced to five points.
K’Ogalo are currently leading the FKF Premier League standings on 41 points, five ahead of KCB after 19 matches.
Gor will be banking on Benson Omalla who leads the top scorer’s list with 19 goals to continue to lead from the front line as the former Western Stima striker chases history. Omalla is six-goals shy off Eric Kapaito’s 25-goals achievement two season’s ago.