Injera shines but Nakuru stifle Mwamba in Kenya Cup


Injera shines but Nakuru stifle Mwamba in Kenya Cup
Martin Muita (with ball) of Top Fry Nakuru RFC passes the ball against Blak Blad RFC during their Eric Shirley shield match at Nakuru Athletic Club on January 13, 2018. Top Fry Nakuru RFC won by 36-15. Photo/Sila Kiplagat/Sportpicha/Citizen

In Summary

  • Kenya's all-time top try scorer Collins Injera's brace was not enough for Mwamba RFC as they lost 15-29 to hosts Top Fry Nakuru in a Kenya Cup clash played at the Athletic Club, Nakuru on Saturday
  • Mitch Ocholla charges scored the first try through Eighth man Charles Odongo after a successful scrum with Duncan Abuyeka converting it to give the host 7-0 Mwamba

Kenya’s all-time top try scorer Collins Injera’s brace was not enough for Mwamba RFC as they lost 15-29 to hosts Top Fry Nakuru in a Kenya Cup clash played at the Athletic Club, Nakuru on Saturday.

Mitch Ocholla’s charges scored the first try through Eighth man Charles Odongo after a successful scrum with Duncan Abuyeka converting it to give the host 7-0 Mwamba.

Mwamba’s Eighth man Tony Owour scored a try after a big fight off from the Wanyores with full back Elvis Namusasi missing the try to make it 7-5 for Nakuru.

Center Walter okoth started an attack for the Wanyores with Monate Akuei passing it to Duncan Abuyeka who scored to make it 12-5 at half time after he missed the conversion.

Mwamba’s Elvis Namusasi stole the ball from the hosts 22 metre line to give a pass to Kenya’s all top try scorer Collins Injera who made a sunsentional run to score a try to make it 12-10 with Namusasi missing the conversion.

Nakuru’s back row Monate Akuei scored a penalty to make it 15-10.

Mwamba made a knock on giving the home team the possession winger Walter Okoth making an unbelievable run to score a try after a successful pass from Duncan Abuyeka, Scrum half Geoffrey Ominde convertinh it to make it 22-10 for the Wanyores.

Experienced Inside Center Oscar Ouma fought to the last tooth to score a try after a nice pass from Ominde who also converted it to make it 29-10 for the Nakuru based side.

Injera scored his second try after a scrum Namusasi missing the conversion to make it 29-15 at full time.

Elsewhere defending champions KCB finished Kabras Sugar unbeatable run demolishing them 44-20 at the RFUEA ground.

Collated Kenya Cup Results

Top Fry Nakuru 29-15 Mwamba RFC

Kabras Sugar 20- 44 KCB

Impala 36 Homeboyz 27

KCB 44 Kabras 20

Nondies 10 Blad 7

Machine 15 Menengai Oilers 36

Nakuru 29 Mwamba 15

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