Juma nets hat-trick as Sofapaka down Mathare

Juma nets hat-trick as Sofapaka down Mathare

Lawrence Juma scored a hat-trick as Sofapaka FC returned to winning ways with an emphatic 4-2 victory over Mathare United at the Dawson Mwanyumba Stadium in Wundanyi, Taita Taveta.

It was a faulty start to the FKF Premier League season for Mathare United who were playing only their first match of the campaign after they had been suspended from the division over a broadcast dispute.

Despite heavy downpour, Sofapaka wasted no time picking apart their opponents with Juma finding the back of the net after just 12 minutes.

That was the start of a blistering 10 minutes in which the hosts scored thrice with Nixon Omondi and Juma adding to their side’s advantage.

Titus Achesa missed a penalty in the 28th minute when he could have put Sofapaka 4-0 up and it almost looked costly when Daniel Otieno and Chrispine Oduor scored for the visitors late in the second half.

But Juma settled the nerves with a goal in stoppage time as Sofapaka ran out 4-2 winners to end a three-match winless league run.




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