Upfront, Kevin Kimani and James Kinyanjui will play either side of Alwanga.
A balanced affair saw both sides fail to capitalise on their chances for a share of the spoils.
Alphonce Ndonye gets his first start of the season relegating Chris Ochieng' to the bench.
Oduor reckons that victory over a “tough” Sharks will place them in good stead of winning the title.
The win leaves us top with 23 points, five ahead of second placed Bandari.
David Okello starts in goal ahead of Allan Owiny who misses out on the match day squad altogether.
"Of course such a debut is a memorable one because it gave me a lot of confidence," said Alwanga.
"At this level it is important that you kill the game when you are on top," said Kimanzi.
Captain Chrispin Oduor scored a first half brace and assisted Nyakeya's winner.