Kariobangi Sharks surrendered the National Super League (NSL) league leadership after succumbing to a 2-1 loss to former Sportpesa Premier League side (KCB) at Ruaraka Sports ground.
Sharks who have dominated news in the past week with two of their players, Patilah Omoto and Ovella Ochieng, included in the national team Harambee Stars 2017 AFCON qualifier away to Guinea Bissau dominated the match that coach Amenga feels the better side lost.
A first half brace from Job Omuse was all that the bankers needed to put a stop to Kariobangi Sharks perfect start and inflict them with their first defeat in the league.
Following the defeat, Kariobangi Sharks coached by Michael Amenga drop to fifth place with six points.
Nairobi Stima lost an opportunity to go top after drawing 2-2 with Mosca FC.
Vihiga United moved to the top of the standings after benefiting from a walkover after the 2010 President’s Cup runners up West Kenya Sugar failed to appear for the clash at Mumias Sugar Sports Complex.
Vihiga United top the standings with seven points from two wins and a draw as West Kenya is at the bottom of the standings with no point from three losses.
Nzoia maintained their second spot after being held to a goalless draw by the 2015 Gotv Shield runners up Nakumatt to amass a total of seven points.
Nairobi Stima rallied from two goals down to hold Mosca 2-2. Strikes from Hansel Ochieng’ and Emmanuel Tostao were enough to cancel MOSCA goals to stay third on the log with seven points.
Nairobi Stima travel to play Nzoia United in their next match which could be crucial in topping the table standings.