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Makadara punish Leeds to extend stay at Super 8 summit

Makadara Junior League SA scored the highest number of goals as the Super 8 Premier League entered its eighth week.

The table toppers hammered a hapless Leeds United 5-0 in a one-sided match played at Camp Toyoyo grounds.

Lanky striker Tyrone Yara scored a hattrick before Zidane Ochieng and captain Billy Mutsami each found the back of the net to ensure the Rongai-based side maintained their four-point lead at the helm.“The players did their part by playLeeds to extend stay at Super ing according to instructions and now we are looking at maintaining the same spirit in the upcoming matches,” said Makadara head coach Ken Odera.

At the same venue, Makongeni Sports Association’s (MASA) misery continued as they went down 2-0 at the hands of onform Jericho All-Stars.

Orneal Omondi and Antony Njeru scored the goals for Jericho to lift them to third on the 16-team log with 14 points with the victory condemning MASA to their seventh loss.

Meanwhile, despite putting up a spirited fi ght struggling Technical University of Kenya were hammered 4-2 by rookies RYSA to remain rooted at the bottom of the chart with four points. Victory helped RYSA move four places up to 10th on the table with eight points.

Subsequently, Shauri Moyo Blue Stars bounced back to winning ways with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Zamalek in an entertaining clash at Ziwani grounds.

Papalai Morio scored from the penalty spot in the dying minutes of the game to help second-placed Blue Stars to their fi fth win in seven games bringing their points tally to 16, four shy of leaders Makadara.

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