Kenya Premier League giants AFC Leopards s beat Sofapaka FC by as solitary goal in a Kenyan Premier League fixture played at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Wednesday 13 June.
Former Western Stima star Brian Marita scored the game’s only goal with a fine strike from distance with six minutes left on the clock to secure Leopards second win a row.
The win also ensures that Leopards head coach Rodolfo Zapata remains unbeaten since taking over at The Den.
The Argentine since his appointment in April, has overseen five league games winning two and drawing three. Wednesday’s win follows the 2-1 win over Thika United at the close of the first-leg business over a fortnight ago.
Leopards now climb to 6th with two games in hand with 28 points while Sofapaka miss out on the chance at moving second and remain third with 31 points., the side now set eyes on the next league fixture against Sony Sugar on Saturday, June 16th, 2018.
AFC Leopards Starting XI: Ezekiel Owade(GK), Dennis Shkiayi, Moses Mburu, Abdalla Salim, Robinson Kamura, Victor Majid, Marvin Omondi, Brian Marita, Whyvonne Isuza, Clyde Senaji, Jeffery Owiti.
Subs: Jairus Adira(GK), Isaac Oduro, Aziz Okaka, Vincent Oburu, Ray Omondi.
Sofapaka Starting XI: Mathias Kigonya (GK), George Maelo, Rogers Aloro, Yusuf Mohamed, Moussa Omar, Mohamed Kilume, Elli Asieche, Magonya Brian, Kevin Kimani, Umaru Kasumba, Stephen Waruru.
Subs: Wycliffe Kasaya (GK), Ouma Willis, Ezekiel Okare, Teddy Osok, Michael Oduor, Edmond Kwanya, Timothy Luda