The Kericho outfit had travelled all the way to Homabay to face their opponents, but to their shock, the home side had not made prior arrangements for the match.
According to the match officials, there was no security arrangements made in advance, as well as payment for the referees.
Two goal win
It means that Zoo carry home a 2-0 win and three points.
Zoo thus climb to tenth place with 35 points from 27 games played while HBC Mlimani remain bottom, a long way from safety.
HBC only have three points for all their troubles this season.