Nairobi City Stars went past Ngong Hillside FC 7-1 on aggregate at the Ngong Vapor grounds in their first pre-season friendly on Friday 2 September 2022.
Coach Nicholas Muyoti split up the squad in two and the first lot went on to win their tie 4-0.
Andrew Kisilu was the toast as he registered a hattrick of goals in the 12th, 17th, and 31st minutes.
Mohammed Bajaber provided the assist for the first goal before Kisilu went on to pounce on a loose ball and a rebound for the second and third goals. He returned the favor to Bajaber by providing an assist for the fourth goal in the 55th minute.
The second set registered a 3-1 win. Daniel Odhiambo opened the scores in the 16th minute after being teed up in the box by Ezekiel Odera who went on to score the second 11 minutes later via a penalty and added a third in the 42nd minute after getting to the end of an Anthony Kimani assist.
Ngong Hillside FC grabbed their consolation in the 26th minute when Erick Kinuthia capitalized on a defensive goof to fire past Elvis Ochoro.
City Stars 1: Elvis Ochoro, 12. Edwin Buliba, 4. Elly Osotsi, 5. Timothy Muganda, 26. Dennis Wanjala, 14. Rowland Makati, 10. Peter Opiyo, 22. Samuel Kapeni, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo, 31. Mohammed Bajaber, 11. Andrew Kisilu
Ngong Hillside FC 1: Michael Ngondo, David Ochieng, Griffins Miheso, Mohammed Dafala, Philip Onyango, John Okello, Dickson Karanja, Stephen Karanja, Steve Biko, Kevin Ochieng
City Stars 2: 1. Elvis Ochoro, 12. Edwin Buliba, 4. Elly Osotsi, 5. Timothy Muganda, 28. Herit Mungai, 15. Newton Ochieng, 30. Anthony Kimani, 21. Oliver Maloba, 17. Daniel Odhiambo, 9. Vincent Otieno, 32. Ezekiel Odera
Ngong Hillside FC 2: Michael Ngondo, Micah Malik, Erick Kinuthia, Kirr Gatkek, Wambua Kamau, David Ochieng, Mohammed Dafalo, Stephen Karanja, Steve Biko, Edwin Thuo, Daniel King’ori
Out for City Stars: 7. Pius Omachi, 8. Calvin Masawa, 18. Clifford Ouma, 25. Kenedy Onyango (all injured)