Striker Yema Mwana scored a brace in the 33rd and 75th minutes to give Bandari a crucial victory against Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) in a Sportpesa Premier League match played at Mbaraki Sports Club in Mombasa.
The 2-1 win saw Mombasa based side consolidating their top position with 45 points after playing 23 matches.
Defending Champions Gor Mahia is in second position with 44 points from 19 games while Sofapaka occupies third position after collecting 42 points from 23 matches.
The lone goal of KCB was scored by Ezekiel Omulo through a penalty on the stroke of full time to reduce the
Bandari played a well-organized game that demonstrated their intention to win the game from the onset.
Shaban Kenga should have put Bandari ahead in the 18th minute but KCB goalkeeper Omar Adisa denied the Dockers an early lead.
The bankers were more threatening in the second half through Bolton Omwega and overlapping midfielder Michael Mutinda but Bandari’s goalkeeper, Faruk Shikhalo stood firm.
By Mohamed Hassan