Miritini Stars rallied from behind to score two goals in a
dramatic three minutes spell to level the scores at 2-2 against
visiting Bilima United in a thrilling FKF South Coast Branch
Pool D match played at Miritini primary.
It was a high octane
stuff as Miritini Stars resilience, fighting spirit and
attacking prowess proved too much for Bilima United who
eventually buckled and caved during the injury time.
Bilima United were
regarded as favourites before the kick off and took lead in the
12th minute through Abubakar Pryce before Ramadhan
Salim made it 2-0 ten minutes to time.
In the dying minutes
Miritini Stars launched a comeback and struck dramatic
equalizers to level the scores at 2-2 with goals from Omar
Nassoro in the 87th miuten and Gibran Kimega in the
With the results
Bilima United maintained the podium position of the 9 team Pool
D with 24 points from 11 matches and four points behind second
placed Miritini Stars who have two matches in hand.
Bilima United play
host to third placed Real Gonga from Mwatate in their next
league match at Bilima ground on September 15, 2018.
Elsewhere in the
other Pool D league match played at Mwatunge primary, Mwatate
Real Gonga hammered Kongowea AIC from Mombasa 1-0 thanks to a
strike by Anthony Mwasambu in the 37th minute.
At Viva ground,
Ukunda hosts Green Marine were held to a one all draw by
visiting Rabai Sports.
Benson Kabira broke
the deadlock in the 42nd minute and Addie Mwambaji
restored parity for Rabai Sports one minutes after resumption.
Youth Soccer Academy (MIYOSA) Ladies picked their first win of
the season in the FKF South Coast Branch Women league with a
narrow 1-2 win over Fortune Ladies in an entertaining match
played at Freretown, Mombasa.
MIYOSA under Coach
Justine Nyagah needed a quick fix after their 2-3 home defeat by
MIYOSA drew the
first blood in the 12th minute through Khadija
Suleiman for 1-0 lead at the first stanza. Sabina Wanjiku made
it 2-0 five minutes after resumption.
The hosts earned
their consolation goal two minutes later through Diana Bahati.
The last quarter of
the match was literally hot for both sides with the ball flying
from one end to another.
The win enabled
MIYOSA to move one place from the bottom position of the five
completed the first leg match with three points from four
MIYOSA face Shofco
from Bangladesh in the return leg match scheduled for Amani
primary, Mombasa on September 22nd, 2018.
During the first leg
match played at St. Mary’s Bangladesh Shofco won 3-1.
Meanwhile in the
other Women league match played at Mwanj-ama primary Bright
Starlets shared 2-2 spoils with Shofco.