14 June 2004

Kenya: Chemelil, Ulinzi Tie Abandoned

Nairobi — The Kenya Football Federation Premier League match between Chemelil Sugar and Ulinzi Stars was abandoned at Chemelil Sports Complex yesterday.

A 65th minute goal by Chemelil striker Stephen Otieno was disputed by Ulinzi players, who claimed it had been scored from an off-side position. Referee Ken Kaunda allowed the goal to stand and the Ulinzi players walked off the pitch.

Kisumu Telkom 0 Coast Stars 0

Coast Stars ended their Western tour on a sour note when they lost 2-0 to Kisumu Telkom in a KFF Premier League match at Moi Stadium, Kisumu yesterday.

After a barren draw in the first half, Telkom scored through James Ongili in the 47th minute. John Oyoo added the second goal in the 84th minute. On Saturday, Telkom were held to a barren draw by Ulinzi Stars at the same venue.

Buruburu Sacramento 0 Utalii 1

Utalii, the Transparency Cup defending champions, beat the plucky Buruburu Sacramento at Ruaraka yesterday.

Utalii had to wait until the 80th minute that they grabbed the decisive goal through Charles Achie.

Thika United 3 Gor Mahia 2

(Match abandoned in 84th minute)

Gor Mahia fans invaded the Thika Municipal Stadium pitch yesterday, causing their abandonment of the Transparency Cup against Thika United

Thika had taken the lead in the fifth minute through James Omondi. In the 12th minute Omondi added the second goal.

In the second half, Thika got the third goal in the 54th minute through Joseph Mwangi.

Gor Mahia pulled one back in the 64th minute through Dennis Oliech's penalty. He added the second goal in the 75th minute.

AFC Leopards 2 Red Berets 0

AFC Leopards overcame Red Berets in a KFF Premier League match at Nyayo Stadium yesterday.

John Mwangi (25th minute) and Sammy Ombisi (30th minute) scored Leopards' goals.

Kisumu Telkom 0 Ulinzi 0

On Saturday, Ulinzi Stars held Kisumu Telkom to a 0-0 draw in a KFF Premier League match at Moi Stadium, Kisumu.

Ulinzi failed to click for the entire period and played a disjointed game but former international goalkeeper Francis Onyiso was outstanding. He twice came off his line to pull-off reflex saves.

Telkom should have taken the lead in the second minute but John Opiyo's diving header was parried by Onyiso for an abortive corner.

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