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Patrick Aussems salutes fans as feel good factor returns to Leopards camp


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AFC Leopards bounced back to winning ways after edging Mathare United 2-1 at the Nyayo Stadium.

Moses Oundo and Cliff Nyakeya were on target for AFC Leopards, while Levin Odhiambo scored the consolation goal for Slum Boys.

The win moved Leopards to eighth on the log with 11 points.

Leopard’s coach Patrick Aussems was delighted with his team bagging maximum points. joyous Leopards fans were also heard chanting his name after his youthful side-spirited fight against the slum boys.

“I told my players that a good team never loses two matches in a row. We therefore came here for a win. We also had a lot of opportunities to add more goals but the most important thing is that we have the three points,” Aussems said in his post-match interview.

Elsewhere, Nzoia Sugar FC climbed to the top of the FKF-PL after thrashing Wazito FC 4-0 in one of the mid-week league encounters played at the Sudi Stadium.

Midfielder Shami Kibwana and Tanzanian import Ibrahim Joshua scored the two goals in a game Tusker dictated proceedings in the first half.

However, FC Talanta reduced the deficit when Brian Yakhama scored from a freekick in the 33rd minute to bag his seventh goal of the season and go top of the Golden Boot race.

Forward Dennis Oalo added the second goal at the hour mark from a set piece to take the game to a nervous ending as both sides shared the spoils.

Kariobangi Sharks played to 3-all draw against Vihiga Bullets with 19-time Kenyan premier league champions Gor Mahia registered a barren draw against 2009 champions Sofapaka as Ulinzi stars and KCB secured narrow wins against Bandari and Nairobi City Stars respectively.

Wednesday results
Tusker 2 2 FC Talanta

Gor Mahia 0 0 Sofapaka

Nzoia Sugar 4 0 Wazito

Ulinzi Stars 2 1 Bandari

Kariobangi Sharks 3 3 Vihiga Bullets

Nairobi City Stars 0 1 KCB

AFC Leopards 2 1 Mathare United

Thursday fixtures
Posta Rangers v Kenya Police (Kasarani Annex 1pm)

Bidco United v Kakamega Homeboyz (Kasarani Annex 3pm)


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