A number of Kenyan players were in action over the past weekend as their teams abroad took part in various competitions.
In Belgium, Kenyan midfielders Johanna Omollo and Ayub Timbe were in action as the Belgian Second Division entered Week 12.
On Saturday 24 October, Omollo played 90 minutes as his side, Royal Antwerp was held 1-1 by Deinze. Omollo, 26, was on his eighth league appearance this season.
Timbe featured for the entire game as Lierse beat Heist 1 – 0 at Sportcentrum Stadium thanks to Slovenian Etien Velikonja’s 40th minute penalty goal with Heist reduced to ten men after Van den Bergh was shown a red card for a second bookable offence.
With the result, Lierse moved to 12th position on eleven points with a game in hand.
In Norway, goalkeeper Arnold Origi was between the sticks in Lillestroem SK’s 3 – 0 win over Bodo in a Norwegian top tier match at Aspmyra Stadium.
Bodo finished with a man less following Brede Moe’s sending off on the 75th minute.
Down in the first division, Christian Bwamy came off the bench to replace Halvor Raddum on the 68th minute as his team Follo FK fell 1 – 2 to ten-man Levanger at SKI Stadium.
In Greece, Paul Were was not part of the team as his club Kalloni played to a goalless draw with Levadiakos in the Greek Super League. His countryman, Aboud Omar made his fifth appearance for Panegialios in their 2 – 3 loss to Ergotelis at Pankritio Stadium in the Greek Football League match.
In South Africa, Brian Mandela was absent with injury as his team Maritzburg United lost 0 – 2 to Orlando Pirates in a Telkom Knockout quarter final match.
Skipper Victor Wanyama played full time as his team, Southampton came from a goal down to draw 1 – 1 with Liverpool at Anfield.