Tusker held by 10-man Stima at Ruaraka in KPL duel

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 18:07 |

Substitute Humphrey Mieno scored a late goal o salvage a point for host former champions Tusker FC against 10 man Western Stima in a Kenyan Premier League match that ended 2-2 at the Ruaraka Stadium today.

Stima might feel cheated after what could have been a late winner by super sub Henry Onyango was ruled out for offside.

Salim Babu's side had to play the entire second half with a man less after defender Salim Odeka was sent off towards the end of first half after two bookable offenses, first on George Odhiambo and later on Timothy Otieno.

Winger Abdallah Wankuru gave the visitors the lead in the 71st minute but Otieno levelled the scores for the brewers five minutes later.

Substitute Onyango restored Stima's lead in the 78th minute after Tusker Defender Rodgers Aloro's wrong judgement call on an offi-side decision.

Onyango who had replaced Lucas Waitere capitalize on the mistake and easily beat an advancing Robert Mboya in goal.

Mieno who was part of a double substitution at half time, when he was introduced together with David Majak in place of Kevin Okoth and Eric Zakayo respectively, scored with a bullet header from Aloro;'s free-kick with five minutes on the clock.

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