Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Kenya

David Ochieng @ SS com

Tusker lose Mapinduzi Cup final



Kenyan Premier League champions Tusker FC were denied Mapinduzi Cup honours as they lost 2-1 to Tanzanian side Azam FC in the final of the annual tournament on Saturday.

In a well attended match, both sides went on the attack from the word go. However, they both defended with steely determination, leaving affairs goalless at the break.

In the 15th minute of the second half, Tusker’s Jesse Were finally broke the deadlock, registering his fifth goal of the showpiece.

However, 10 minutes later Tusker defender and captain Joseph Shikokoti handled the ball in the box, resulting in a spot kick for Azam. Kenyan Jockins Atudo, who used to represent Tusker, stepped up to take it and he easily sent the ball past goalkeeper Samuel Odhiambo to level the scores.

The stalemate stood to the end of regulation time, with 30 minutes of extra time added to the contest.

In the third minute of extra time, Gaudence Mwaikimba converted a cross to push his side in front for the first time in the game.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Sunday Oliseh
Leicester might need to lose to win
Last year at this relative moment in time, Leicester were the toast of most soccer fans.

Dr Errol Sweeney
Ref Clattenburg’s resignation a concern
The PGMOL are the body responsible for the recruitment, training, and appointments of match...

Segun Odegbami
The travails of Arsene Wenger
In the wake of the psychologically dampening defeat of Arsenal by Bayern Munich last week, it seems...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Pundits, Arsenal and PL title race
Last weekend following Arsenal's defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the fans of the North London...