Eric Johana scored two goals against Western Stima to help Mathare United move up to eighth in the Tusker Premier League.
It only took the young attacker 9 minutes to make the breakthrough when his shot beak Gabriel Andika in the Western Stima net.
The Slum Boys thought they had doubled their lead just a few minutes later but Daniel Mauwa’s effort was ruled out because he was offside.
Edwin Ombasa and Daniel Mauwa both had chances add a second for Mathare while Kamau and Okoth also had opportunities to pull a goal back for Stima.
Thirty minutes in, Stima were able draw level after Dennis Sikjayi’s throw in found Ronald Okoth to score.
Kenya U23 captain Robinson Kamura was replaced during the first half by Edger Ochieng after a collision with Stima forward Baron Oketch.
During the second half Okoth looked to give Stima the lead again but Peter Odiambo in the Mathare goal produced a series of fine saves, showing the form that has seen him have an extended run in the starting XI.
With ten minutes of the match remaining Eric Johana scored his second goal of the game. Despite a series of attacks from Stima in the closing moments of the game, a resilient Mathare United defence was able to null their efforts.
Eric Johana picked up his second consecutive MUFC Bet Player Award, he is the 9th different player to pick up the award this season.
The Slum Boys now sit 8th in the table, they have scored the fourth amount of goals in the league.