Western Stima, Kisumu All Stars dropped points over the weekend as Kisumu Hot Stars continued with their perfect home record with a 2-1 win over Nakuru based St.Joseph’s Youth.
Hot Stars, playing in the FKF Div 1, got its first home win of the year from a direct freekick from Fredrick Odongo and Chrispine Oduor last-minute goal. This was enough to earn Hezzy Obungu his first win as Kisumu Hot Stars head coach.
The national division one side climbed up to position 5 with a total of 19 points, five shy the league leaders Soy United. They will travel to Eldoret and Nakuru to play Raiply FC and GDC FC respectively.
Three defeats in three for Coach Arthur’s Kisumu All Stars
AFC Leopards arrived at Moi Stadium Kisumu in the midst of a two-game Premier League winning streak and they were the favorites heading into the clash. First half brilliant solo goal by Vincent Oburu and second half sublime header by the league top scorer John Mark Makwatta. Despite Blue Eagles going down to AFC Leopards goalkeeper Geoffrey Were put on some brilliant saves denying Makwata penalties and several textbook saves to make the scoreline respectable.
All Stars will face struggling Kariobangi Sharks in their next duel. Western Stima saw their poor away record continue. It was a cagey opening few minutes for Salim Babu’s men as the bankers piled on the pressure from the opening whistle. The first chance fell to KCB and experienced Enock Agwanda opened the scoring Reagan Otieno doubled the lead and Simon Munala hit the last nail to condemn Western Stima to second consecutive defeat .
Oromchan Villa converted from the spot in the second half but the damage was already done.