Busia Wolves FC took a commanding 10 points lead on the log after beating Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) 1-0 in a thrilling Football Kenya Federation Division Two Western Region League played at Busia County Stadium on Sunday.
Douglas Okoth scored the lone goal after 65minutes of play in the match watched by MMUST Vice Chancellor Prof. Fred Otieno, Busia County Executive Committee Member for Sports Bernard Yaite and Wolves Patron Alex Ojumbo.
The unbeaten Wolves are now in the lead with 36 points from 15 matches. They are followed in second position by MMUST with 26 points from the same number of matches. Khwisero whom Wolves will meet on Sunday are third on the table.
Club chairman Hassan Ibrahim said the boys were psyched by the presence of the CECM for sports whom they wanted to prove a point that the club deserves to be sponsored by the County Government.
“We are only two years away from playing in the Kenya Premier League if our current form is anything to go by. Busia wants to emulate Bungoma, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties which have sponsored clubs playing in top flight football,” he said.
Yaite applauded Busia Wolves for the win saying he is happy that Busia team can retain pole position in the league, adding that the County has produced iconic players at the national and international levels.
Yaite praised Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong for setting the pace for sports to thrive in the county. ” I am going to request for more funds to complete the development of the stadia in Busia and Malaba.
” Talks are in the pipeline for defending Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia and former champions AFC Leopards to play Wolves in friendly matches at the Busia County Stadium,” he said.
MMUST VC was happy with the quality of football displayed and expressed need for more ties
in research and development . Earlier at the same venue Budalangi beat Teso South 1-0 in the county primary school games.