Ingwe claw Sony
AFC Leopards moved back into the second spot after a hard fought 1-0 win over Sony in a midweek fixture at City Stadium on Wednesday.
Allan Wanga netted the lone goal for Ingwe in the 80th minute through a penalty after Sony Sugar defender Sylvester Wanyama handled the ball in the box from a Paul Were cross.
The defeat was painful one for Sony, who is are a point away from relegation, lying at position 14 with 27 points.
Kakamega Homeboyz breath on their necks with 26 points.
Sony Sugar had the better chances of the game in the first half.
They had an early chance to open the scores in the 13th minute, but Captain Sylvester Wanyama failed to beat Martin Musalia from the spot after they were awarded a penalty.
Sony piled more pressure and in 33rd minute Marwa Chamberi had a decent chance to open the scores but he headed wide from Samwel Onyango’s cross.
Keeper Wycliffe Kasaya, not short of his regular antics, produced a fine save in the 37th minute to deny Noah Wafula.
The winger had touched down Paul Were’s cross at point blank but the keeper produced a fine reflex save to keep the scores even.
Leopards seemed to struggle on the artificial tough as they never showed their usual speedy play and deft touches. But they bettered their act in the second period when they went all out in attack.
Victor Ochieng had a chance for Sony in the 72nd minute but he shot wide after racing into the Ingwe box from his own half.
Ingwe scored the penalty in 79th minute, Allan Wanga sending Kasaya the wrong way and teasing him on his face with his celebration.