Mutamba nets debut goal as Sofapaka whips Thika United
By Terry Ouko | Sun 17 Jun, 2018 17:00

Sofapaka FC whipped Thika United 3-0 in a Kenyan Premier League match staged at Narok Stadium on Sunday 17 June.

Heading to this clash, Sofapaka FC were seeking to revenge a 2-1 loss they suffered in first leg against Thika. A win would also see John Baraza charges return to winning ways after a midweek loss to AFC Leopards which ended their five match unbeaten run.

Seeking double

Thika United target was to complete a double over Batoto Ba Mungu. Their had suffered a defeat against Posta Rangers and picked a point at Mathare in a league match that was staged in Machakos Stadium.

The first half ended goalless following fine saves from Eluid Emase. He denied Kepha Aswani in the opening minutes of the game and went on make an impressive save in the closing minutes the opening half to stop the side from conceding a goal before halftime.

Denying Waruru

He also ensured that Stephen Waruru did not score. Thika United who took time to settled in clash hand their chances through Francis Muturi but he failed to get on target.

In the closing half, Sofapaka FC came back stronger and managed to score three goals. The first goal came as a result of a misplaced pass by Zack Matasi.  New signing Pitson Mutamba pounced on the lose ball and netted on his debut. 

At the 70th minute,  Kevin Kimani added the second from the spot after David Odhiambo handled the ball in the 18 yard box. Eli Asieche got the third and final goal at the 76th minute.

Sofapaka has moved to the second spot.

Terry Ouko
Terry Ouko
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