Kericho stalemate prolongs Zoo, Vihiga struggles
Vihiga United and Zoo Kericho stay at the basement of the KPL log is set to continue for another round after the pair clashed to a barren draw this Saturday 10th March in Kericho.
The host proved the hungrier team in the first half and came close form a couple of chance.
Danson Chetambe saw a shot just wide off Barnabas Tiema's goal before KPL MVP Mike Madoya speculative shot also met same fate.
It's Vihiga who came close to a break through from a well laid counter in the 42nd minute. Martin Elungat proved alert to beat opposite player to save the danger.
Bernard Odhiambo should have send Zoo in front but was denied by Tiema in first danger of the final half.
Both set of coaches reverted to their bench to spice up things. Zoo's Sammy Okoth engaging the services of Kepha Andati in place of Chetambe while Wycliffe Oricho came on for Victory Ayugi for Vihiga.
Zoo introduction of Kiprono saw the host up the attacking tempo but the host were kept at by vigilant Vihiga's rear guard.
There was nothing to separate the two side in regulation time, with the two set to remain at the bottom of the log after Week 6 ties.
Starting XI: Martin Elungat, Johnstone Ligare, Sabiri Sindani, Stanlous Akiya, Dennis Otieno,Dominic Okoth, Michael Madoya, (Kiprono), Geoffrey Gichana, Danson Chetambe,(Kepha Andati) Bernard Odhiambo, (Martin Oile) Nicholas Kipkirui
Unused Subs:Vincent Misikhu, Isaac Kipyegon, Hamidu Kwizera, Anami Derrick
Vihiga Starting XI: Barnabas Tiema, Fernandez Tera, Dennis Ombeva, Geoffrey Khaemba, Moffat Liuva, Jonathan Mugabi, Victor Ayugi,(Godfrey Airo) Patrick Okullo(C),(William.Oricho) John Wanda, Andrew Murunga, Amos Kigadi
Unusd Subs : Oputi, Edwin Mukoya, David Kavaji,Soita Silicho, Wafula Dennis