Said Dhadho was the hero of the afternoon, saving a stoppage time penalty as cash-strapped Coast Stima defied all odds to upset Kenya Police 2-1 in a National Super League round 29 tie played at the Ruaraka Grounds in Nairobi on Monday afternoon.

Kenya Police almost broke the deadlock in the first minute, David Okeke heading wide from corner.

Kenya Police were close to getting the opener in the first minute. PHOTO/SCREENGRAB

The hosts were however stung in the 18th minute as Lucky Kaingu pounced on a clearance by goalkeeper Reuben Otieno to nick the lead for the Mombasa-based side outfit who took a 1-0 lead into the break.

Police survived a scare moments after the intermission, intercepting an attack by The Powermen, before midfield youth star and Gor Mahia academy graduate Keith Imbali blasted the ball into the net for a two-goal cushion in the 72nd minute.

Keith Imbali scores the second goal for Coast Stima. PHOTO/SCREENGRAB

With four minutes of regulation time left to play, Arvine Odoyo pulled one back for Kenya Police to hand them a life line, going on to win a penalty in the four minutes of stoppage time with the chance to secure a draw at hand.

Stima goalkeeper Said Dhadho rose to the occasion to parry the penalty to secure all the three points.

Coast Stima goalkeeper Said Dhadho saves stoppage time penalty against Kenya Police. PHOTO/SCREENGRAB

Collated Monday National Super League results

Kenya Police 1-2 Coast Stima (Ruaraka Grounds)

Modern Coast Rangers 4-1 Kibera Black Stars (Serani Grounds)

Tuesday fixtures

Vihiga Bullets vs Nairobi Stima (Eldoret Showgrounds, 1pm)

Gusii vs Shabana (Narok Stadium, 3pm)

Here are the match highlights:

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