Sharks Trounce Mathare at Machakos. - MySoccer24

Sharks Trounce Mathare at Machakos.

League debutants Kariobangi Sharks continued with their fine form after trouncing over Mathare United in a match played at Kenyatta stadium.

Mathare’s Ongori Martin (left) and Kariobangi Sharks Lemu Geoffrey tussle for the ball.

Mathare United opened the scoring in the 28th minute via a goal from Crispin Oduor, which the home side held on till half time.

Coming into the second half both sides showed resilience to win the match, with Mathare United laying back and playing safe to defend their lead Kariobangi Sharks finaly got a penalty and a chance to equal things up in the 53rd minute after Mathew Odongo was brought down in the box by Andrew Juma but all that was lost as their defender Pascal Ogweno shot wide from the penalty spot to earn a goal kick for the home side.

Realising they could ultimately win the match after missing the penalty Sharks began pushing upfront and it didnt take long for them to get an equaliser as Omwega equalised in the 65th minute after putting in a superb screamer from outside the 18yard area.

In the 77th minute Sharks took full control of the match courtesy of Masoud Juma who slotted in the winner.

Sharks now lie third on the log 3 points behind 2nd placed Gor Mahia and 5points behind league leaders Posta Rangers.

Mathare United

Starting XI: Lewis Opiyo, Martin Ongori, Andrew Juma, Lennox Ogutu, David Mwangi(83′ Ronald Okoth), George Owino, Chrispinus Odour, Alphonce Ndonye, Cliff Nyakeya(80′  Harrison Mwendwa), Daniel Mwaura(80′ David Owino), Chris Ocheing

Unused subs: Wycliffe Kasaya (GK), Tyson Odhiambo,Tyson Otieno, Abubakar Keya

Kariobangi Sharks Starting XI:30. Jeff Oyemba 4. Bodo Michael, 3 Pascal Ogweno, 6. Geoffrey Shiveka, 11. Bolton Omwenga, 17, Ellie Asieche(83′  24. Ibrahim Kitawi), 18. Sven Yidah, 8 Patilla Omotto, 10. Mathew Odongo, 23. Masoud Juma(86′  7. Ovella Ochieng), 27. Duke Abuya (52′ Rodgers Omondi).

Unused subs:16. Martin Oigo, 2. Orsborne Monday, 11. Steve Odhiambo,22. Wycliffe Onyango


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