Harambee Stars captain Michael Olunga grabbed a brace as Al Duhail beat Al Shamal 2-0 in a Qatari Stars League game staged on Monday afternoon.

Duhail came into the game on the back of four consecutive wins as they aim to topple Al Arabi from the top of the log. While hosts Shamal forced a goalless draw in the first half, Olunga was to open the scoring proceedings a minute past the hour mark before doubling is and Duhail’s tally seven minutes later.

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The win sends Duhail back on top of the league with 23 points after ten games; a point below second-placed Al Arabi who have played a game less. The brace sends Olunga’s tally of the season to nine goals, to head the top scorers’ list. Next for Olunga and team is a test away to Al Wakrah on January 30th, 2023. 

On Sunday, Ochieng Ovela was introduced in the 74th minute as Richards Bay held Supersport United to a 1-1 draw in the South African Premier Soccer League; the same day seeing defender Joseph Okumu featuring in the entire game as Gent beat Sint-Truiden 3-0 in the Belgian top flight.

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