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Kabras Sugar, KCB book Kenya Cup semi-final slots

Sunday, February 25th, 2024 10:14 | By
Kabras Sugar in a past National 7s Circuit. PHOTO/ Kabras Sugar/Facebook
Kabras Sugar in a past National 7s Circuit. PHOTO/ Kabras Sugar/Facebook

Defending champions Kabras Sugar and KCB Rugby secured impressive victories, booking semi-final slots with two matches to spare.

At the Kakamega Showground, Kabras Sugar demonstrated their dominance with a commanding 47-3 win over Menengai Oilers.

Kabras Sugar lead

This victory not only solidified Kabras' position at the top of the table but also guaranteed them a spot in the top two and a home semifinal berth.

Kabras playmaker Jone Kubu charges against KCB during last weekend’s Prinsloo Sevena Cup semifinal in Nakuru. PHOTO/Alex Njue
Kabras playmaker Jone Kubu charges against KCB during last weekend’s Prinsloo Sevens Cup semifinal in Nakuru. PHOTO/Alex Njue

Ntabeni Dukisa's early try set the tone for Kabras, followed by additional scores from Alfred Orege, Patrick Lumumba, and Teddy Akala, with Dukisa's accurate conversions extending their lead.

Barry Robinson's brace, also converted by Dukisa, sealed the comprehensive victory for Kabras.

Meanwhile, at the KCB Sports Club, KCB continued their unbeaten streak with a dominant 45-15 win over Kenya Harlequin.

Leading 33-3 at halftime, KCB asserted their dominance with tries from Davis Chenge, Austin Sikutwa (scoring twice), Bob Muhati, and Brian Wahinya, complemented by Lionel Ajeliti's conversions. Although Quins managed to score through Cornelius Mokoro and Jan Remke, KCB maintained their stronghold to secure another home semifinal spot.

Bottom end of table

In other matches, Strathmore Leos ended their six-match losing streak by defeating Homeboyz 34-14, moving closer to safety while leaving Homeboyz facing relegation.

Menengai Oilers winger tackles Kabras star Jone Kubu during their past league meeting. PHOTO/Alex Njue
Menengai Oilers winger tackles Kabras star Jone Kubu during their past league meeting. PHOTO/Alex Njue

Mwamba continued their winning streak with a hard-fought 32-27 victory over Kisumu, staying in contention for the playoffs.

Nondescripts secured a hard-fought 22-10 win over Kenyatta University Blak Blad, consolidating their fifth place, and Nakuru emerged as 31-10 winners over Catholic Monks.

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