NAIROBI, Kenya- A
mighty performance from Ulinzi Stars FC saw them stretch their unbeaten streak
to 16 games after playing out to a 1-1 draw with Tusker FC on Sunday afternoon.
The brewers failed to retain top spot in the 2019/20 Kenyan
Premier League (KPL) table and will have to settle for third place with 38
points, level with second-place Gor Mahia FC.
Kakamega Homeboyz FC (39) will keep the coveted top position
until Wednesday at least, when Champions Gor take on Sofapaka FC in one of two
In form striker Enosh Ochieng’ broke the deadlock with two
minutes of the first half left to play, his eighth goal of the campaign giving
the visitors the lead.
Another player in fine form, Timothy Otieno stepped up to
convert calmly from the spot in the 68th minute to draw the hosts level.
Otieno, who was last week belatedly named November’s LG/Sports
Journalists Association of Kenya player of the month, has now scored 11 goals
for the brewers this season.
The result leaves Ulinzi in fifth place on the competitive
log with 35 points after 18 games.
The soldiers next assignment is yet another tricky test
against sixth-place AFC Leopards (28), while Tusker FC have a two-week break
until a fixture against Leopards on Sunday, February 9.