If there were any doubts that Kogalo were back in form, those doubts were dissolved on Sunday afternoon along with the hopes of Sony Sukari as Gor Mahia beat them 2-1. The match was graced by Prime Minister Raila Odinga along with newly elected KFF chairman Sam Nyamweya.
The match was played in heavy rain. It was Kogalo who started brightly mastering the conditions with Edwin Lavatsa forcing a save from te Sony Keeper. The first goal came via a freekick from Ivan Anguyo after Kevin Omondi was fouled. Substitute Dan Makori scored the second from a Moses Odhiambo assist,, sending the crowd into raptures. Sony pulled one back late but it was too late as Kogalo held on for the three points.
The win earned Kogalo a measure of satisfaction as Sony is one of the teams that beat them during the dry spell. The win also marked time that Kogalo has scored more than one goal against a top tier team since they beat arch rivals Ingwe 3-1. Gor Mahia are now 5th in the table with 41 points and will be hoping to hold on to their position so as to play in next year’s super 8 contest.