Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga scored his ninth goal of the season as his solo strike was the difference in Kashiwa Reysol 1-0 win over Nagoya Grampus on Saturday.
Olunga was substituted in the 90th minute for Goya with the win leaving them on the fourth position on the log with 15 points, one ahead of Nagoya. Next for Olunga and team will be a tie against Shonano Bellmare on August 5.
The Nagoya Grampus v Kashiwa Reysol stats here!
In Finland, keeper Arnold Origi managed 90 minutes as HIFK battled to a 2-2 draw against Ilves on Saturday.
The Ilves and HIFK match was live on Futaa!
In Zambia, the trio of Jesse Were, John Makwatta and Ian Otieno all featured for Zesco United as they managed a 1-0 win over Lusaka Dynamos on Saturday afternoon. Defender David Owino didn't feature.
In another game in the Zambian Super League, Kenyan duo of Duke Abuya and Duncan Otieno featured as Nkana battled from two goals down to force a 2-2 draw against Red Arrows.
Meanwhile, Harambee Stars defender Eric ‘Marcelo’ Ouma has started ball work following his operation in May. The defender broke his knee in a training session with AIK and is yet to feature for them in any competitive fixture since making his move to the club in January from IF Vasalunds.
A difficult game against a good side— Ogada Olunga (@OgadaOlunga) August 1, 2020
+1 goal 🙏
How about that pass from @ataruesaka10 ?hats off💪🏾👑👑 pic.twitter.com/ZlwQ8bW5IF