Nairobi City Stars registered two straight wins over Young Shines (3-0) and Nyeri -based Karima United (7-0) in their traditional mid-week friendly games at Ngong Vapor, on Wednesday 25 May 2022.
Head coach Nicholas Muyoti used the two games to prep up for the upcoming matchday 32 FKF Premier League game against Gor Mahia on Sunday 29 May 2022.
Nairobi City Stars 7 Karima United 0
Augustine Kuta scored within seconds off a Mohammed Bajaber feed for an early-minute lead.
Quickfire goals in the 20th and 22nd minutes by Davis Agesa and Bajaber, off a penalty and pass from Kuta, had Simba wa Nairobi 3-0 up.
It was 5-0 a minute after the half-hour mark when Agesa completed his brace off Rowland Makati’s pass. Four minutes earlier, Makati scored the fourth off an assist from Vincent Otieno.
In the second half, guest players took center stage as Alex Ogwino and Pius Omachi added two more goals in the 51st and 64th minutes, off assists from Briton Mwema and Daniel Odhiambo.
Nairobi City Stars: 1. Elvis Ochoro, 8. Calvin Masawa (Ambani, 4. Salim Abdalla), 26. Dennis Wanjala, 12. Edwin Buliba, 27. Lennox Ogutu, 14. Rowland Makati, 31. Mohammed Bajaber (Pius Omachi), 9. Vincent Otieno (Briton Mwema), 29. Augustine Kuta (Alex Ogwino), 11. Davis Agesa (Daniel Otieno)
Karima United: William Wakibia, Mathew Ndirangu, Evans Gichuki, Samuel Muriithi, Phenius Mathuhia, Frederick Wairia, James Gichia, John Ngunjiri, Julius Wambugu, John Muturi, Eutychus Mwangi
Subs: Brian Gathofia, Charles Homa, Parick Kimathi, John Karuthi, Anthony Githinji, Helaum Maina
Nairobi City Stars 3 Young Shines S.A 0
Against Young Shines S.A, Nicholas Kipkirui scored a brace in the 50th and 70th minutes after picking up an interception and after pouncing on a rebound off a Timothy Ouma effort.
A John Kamau penalty in the 76th minute completed the scoreline.
Nairobi City Stars: Jacob Osano, Herit Mungai (Calvin Masawa), Wycliffe Otieno, Kenedy Onyango, Kevin Okumu, Charles Otieno, Elvis Noor Ojiambo, Timothy Ouma, Michael Madoya, Nicholas Kipkirui, Ezekiel Odera (John Kamau)
Young Shines: Joseph Karanja, Alfred Alli, Yusuf Abdi, Dan Ombasa, Dafela Mohammed, Kelvin Kariuki, Newton Kariuki, Moses Ndegwa, Paul Mudiiri, Diaz Owuor, Kelvin Mateto
Subs: Martin Kimathi, Collins Mwangi, Ryan Njoroge