Gor Mahia have clinched their first Kenyan league title in 18 years.
Coach Bobby Williamson, a former Uganda national coach who took over the reins halfway through the season, helped steer the struggling club to their 13th title. A hard-fought 1-0 win in midweek over Sofapaka saw Gor Mahia end their rivals' title challenge.
Gor Mahia are now 12 points clear of their nearest rivals AFC Leopards with three games remaining, with Sofapaka dropping to third, a further point adrfit, after Leopards beat bottom club Karuturi Sports 1-0 on Thursday.
Ugandan import Dan Sserunkuma, who scored the crucial late winner against Sofapaka, hailed Williamson for bringing the title back to the club after nearly two decades.
"He is an inspirational coach. Gor Mahia is lucky to have gotten such an experienced person to lead the team at this time. We have enjoyed ourselves playing under him," said the Ugandan international.
Gor, who ended the two-year reign of arch-rivals Tusker, the team that pipped them to the title last year, have qualified for the CAF Champions league.