Nzoia FC bagged maximum points after stunning Ulinzi Football Club with a 2-1 defeat in a dramatic comeback to claim Top-of-Table position at Ulinzi Sports Complex- Langata.
The two teams battled for midfield superiority, with the home team proving to have the knack to dictate midfield dominance for the entire game with attacking midfield triplets of Boniface Muchiri, Hillary Simiyu and Staphod Odhiambo. Both teams however missed clear goal-scoring chances with the match ending barren draw in the first half.
The second half saw quick succession goals with the home team opening the scoring in 67th minutes, after Boniface Muchiri made an excellent solo run from a counter attack dancing his way past Nzoia defenders before taking a killer shot into the net of Nzoia’s team.
Trailing Ulinzi Fc, Nzoia launched several attacks with clear cuts in the box and crosses and this paid off in the 82nd minute when Boniface Munyendo equalized from a penalty spot
The visitors sustained their attacks, scoring from a header from Emmanuel Esekon in the 87th minute by connecting well with a cross from Munyendo with a powerful fantastic header to scoop the all-important points.
The unprecedented defeat leaves Ulinzi Fc at position six of the Kenya Premier League with Nzoia FC dictating the league pace with 27 points after 13 games.