Danny Sserenkuma scored a brace as Bandari FC whipped visiting Thika United 3-0 in week five of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) action; the game having been staged at the Mbaraki Sports Club on Sunday 16 April.
Thika United had the perfect opportunity to take the lead in the game after being awarded a penalty in the quarter hour mark after Baraki Badi had been bundled in the opposition box but Dennis Odhiambo’s kick was saved by Bandari keeper Joseph Okoth who was standing in for the suspended Wilson Obungu.
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The James Nandwa coached side were made to pay for their missed chance with Danny Serenkuma putting the home side into the lead from the spot in the 24th minute. Darius Msagha, who made the last 23 man list in the Harambee Stars squad that is set to take on Malawi early next week then ensured the Paul Nkata coached side were to go into the break with a 2-0 goal lead with a goal in the 39th minute.
Sserenkuma was to double his tally and Bandari’s third four minutes after resumption with Nadwa reacting to the set back by making a double substitution. Out came Baraka Badi and Said Tsuma for Salim Mzee and Eugine Mukangula respectively.
Tata's Red Card
Thika woes turned from bad to worse five minutes from time when striker Joel Tata was sent off after being adjudged to have played dangerously on an opponent with the host taking the one man advantage to see the game off.
Bandari FC Starting XI: Joseph Okoth, Duncan Otewa, Siraj Mohammed, Felly Mulumba, Andrew Waiswa, Michael Luvutsi, Shaban Kenga, Anthony Wambani ( Hassan Abdalla), Dan Serenkuma, Musa Mude, Darius Msagha
Unused Subs: Lukas Indeche, Fred Nkata, Sharif Mohammed, Wilberforce Lugogo, Michael Apudo, Jacob Keli
Thika United Starting XI: Eliud Emase, Suleiman Ngotho, Collins Okumu, Christopher Oruchum, Dennis Omino, Mwangala Lewa, Said Tsuma (Mukangula Eugene), Baraka Badi (Mzee Salim), Shami Kibwana, Joel Tata
Unused Subs: Boniface Barasa, Asad Abdallah, Eric Adem, Salim Mwanje, Sammy Meja
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