In Summary
  • Last year’s runners up, Isiolo, qualified for the semis after beating hosts Meru 2-0 and drawing 1-1 with Machakos.

Eastern football champions, Marsabit County are on the brink of elimination from the Kenya Primary School Sports Association Games, after recording one win and a loss, in Pool ‘A’ at Kaaga Primary, Meru County on Tuesday.

Marsabit, last year’s winners, were humbled 3-1 by Embu, before recovering to beat underdogs Tharaka Nithi 6-0, and must beat Makueni in their last Group A match to sail through to the semis.

Last year’s runners up, Isiolo, qualified for the semis after beating hosts Meru 2-0 and drawing 1-1 with Machakos.

The well-organised Isiolo fought off a scare from Meru, to hit back on counter-attack in a thrilling match at Kaaga Primary School in the afternoon.

Meru had dominated play and were engaged in a goal-mouth fray with Isiolo, before skipper Sharif Ismael cleared of the line, with keeper Abdulahi Abdi well beaten.

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