Coastweek -- The top tier
FKF South Coast Branch League Zone D local Mariakani derby
between Addis Ababa and Mariakani Stars was abandoned three
minutes to time after Addis Ababa disputed a penalty awarded
to their opponents.
match lived up to its billing as a cracker that saw Addis
Ababa opening the score in the 4th minute through
restored the parity for Mariakani Stars in the 20th
minute but Joseph Matano restored lead for Addis in the 37th
equalized four minutes to break through Kelvin Otieno.
The second half
saw Mariakani Stars raid their opponent’s goal mouth in the
dying minutes in search for vital points.
The madness stared
in the 87th minute after center referee Omar Kombo
awarded Mariakani Stars a penalty after their dangerman Morris
Kalama as brought down inside the box.
Addis Ababa hotly
disputed the referees decision and declined the penalty to be
taken as they shoved and jostled the referee. After waiting in
vain the match officials called off the match.
Meanwhile in the
other Zone D derby on form Gunners Youth scored a goal in each
half to eclipsed Miritini Stars 2-0 in a well-attended match
staged at Magongo primary.
Matano Mzee sent
Gunners Youth into celebrations in the 40th minute
for 1-0 lead at breather.
and master assassin Ahmed “Ahmerito” Ali sealed victory five
minutes after an hour’s mark.
At Ziwani Lasco
ground, Shimo Prison came from behind to roast Black Dragon
3-1. Abdulhad Fatah put Dragon ahead in the 47th
minute but Julius Owino cancelled the deficit three minutes
stretched lead for the victors seven minutes after an hour’s
mark and Julius Owino completed a brace to seal victory in the
enabled Gunners Youth to jump to second position in the
nine-team Zone D standing with 18 points, three points behind
leaders Chicago and two points ahead of third placed Shimo