courtesy of futaa.com
Rama Salim header in the 58th minute was all that Gor Mahia needed to end Chemelil’s unbeaten run in a Kenyan Premierq League (KPL) match played at the Mumias Sports Complex on Thursday 22 May.
The match started on a high note and Gor won a free kick outside the box after Chemelil’s James Omino fouled Dan Sserenkuma just outside the box in the 2nd minute. Rama Salim took it but it hit the wall and was eventually cleared off
At the quarter hour mark the game was settling down well with both teams trying to build down from behind. Eric Ochieng almost opened the scoring for the visitors in the 17th minute but Chemelil custodian Jairus Adira did well to deny him.
Innocent Wafula missed a glorious opportunity to give the home side the lead in the 25th minute, receiving a long ball from the right flank and racing into the Gor box but placed his too wide for the on running Jonathan Mwaniki to tap in.
Rama Salim broke the deadlock in the 58th minute, heading in Walusimbi’s cross past Jairus Adira to hand Gor Mahia the crucial three points
Chemelil worked hard in search of the equalizer but Gor Mahia did well to defend their lead despite the rains, match ending 1-0 in favour of the reigning champions.
After the match, Gor Mahia is at the helm of the log with 29 points from 13 matches while Chemelil is fourth with 22 points having played the same number of matches.