Mathare edge Tusker to maintain lead

Mathare United players celebrate Johnstone Omurwa's opening goal against Tusker during their Kenyan Premier League match at Ruaraka Grounds on January 12, 2019. Mathare won 2-1.

The lads maintained top spot on the log with a 2-1 win over Tusker at Ruaraka on Saturday.

Johnstone Omurwa opened the scoring in the 24th minute before James Kinyanjui doubled the lead with a sweet volley in the 69th minute.

Peter Nzuki halved the deficit for the hosts on 79 minutes but it was a little too late to salvage anything.

The win leaves us top with 17 points.