Elvis Rupia bagged a brace as AFC Leopards recorded a 2-0 win over Bidco United in a Betking Premier League clash staged at Kasarani on Sunday 6, December 2020.

 

After holding Western Stima away from home, Bidco United seems to have entered the game with a certain level of confidence not attributed to new teams in the top flight. They had chances of their own and were very unlucky not to take a first-half lead when striker Pistone Miutaba was to see his effort brush the post.

 

But leopards came back into the second a changed team more so after coach Anthony Kimani has thrown in Boniface Mukhekhe and Bienvenue Shaka for Caleb Olilo and Austin Odhiambo respectively. It was not a surprise when they took the lead through Elvis Rupia just minutes after the double change.

 

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Another change from the visitors saw Harrison Mwendwa and Fabrice Mugheni introduced or Jaffery Owiti and Marvin Nabwire; Rupia ensuring that the points were safe with another goal five minutes from time.

 

The win sees Leopards rise to second on the log with six points; the same number of points as leaders KCB who had beaten Nairobi City Stars a day earlier.

 

In other matches of the day, KK Homeboyz were forced to come from a goal down to force a 1-1 draw with visiting Posta Rangers at Kakamega’s Bukhungu Stadium.

Tusker FC captain Hashim Sempala (Right) tussling for the ball against Bandari’s Hassan Abdalla

 

Rangers had taken a first-half lead through Sammy Odero but Allan Wanga came to the hosts rescue with a goal 15 minutes from time.

 

The match between Tusker FC and Bandari ended in a scoreless draw with Sofapaka opening their Wundayi Stadium with a convincing 3-1 win over visiting Western Stima. Sofapaka goals came through captain Ellie Asieche who bagged a brace and Kepha Aswani with Stima’s consolation coming from goalkeeper Samuel Odhiambo who scored from the spot.

 

BKPL Sunday Results

  • Sofapaka 3-1 Western Stima
  • Bidco United 0-2 AFC Leopards
  • Tusker 0-0 Bandari FC
  • KK Homeboyz 1-1 Posta Rangers

 

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