Mwamba out to ruin KCB streak in Kenya Cup

Mwamba RFC players react after their loss to Impala RFC during their Kenya Cup match ...
Mwamba RFC players react after their loss to Impala RFC during their Kenya Cup match at the Railway Club in Nairobi, Kenya on December 12,2015. Impala RFC won 41-27. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha

Stanbic Mwamba RFC’s form has been on the dip and their next Kenya Cup fixture promises no respite as they travel to KCB RFC seeking an unlikely second win of the season.

Mwamba secured a morale-boosting 74-3 win over newbies Regional Logistics CFS Mombasa last weekend yet head coach Kevin ‘Bling’ Wambua knows full well that champions KCB presents a mightier test.

The Kenya Cup leaders are on cruise mode having made a perfect start to their campaign and will look to make it six wins in six when they entertain Wambua’s men at the Railway Sports Club.

“We cannot allow complacency to check in at this crucial time when we need essential points. KCB is a good side and our games are worth looking forward to. We had a positive result last weekend but that is now history and we have to look ahead,” Wambua told Citizen Digital.

Mwamba have just one win in five and sit ninth on the 12-team log. Strathmore Leos trail them only on points difference with both level on seven.

Mid-table sides Resolution Impala Saracens and Kenya Harlequins lock horns on Saturday in what promises to be Match Day 6’s most bruising battle.

Impala are currently placed third and fresh from posting a 77-0 win against Resolution Kisii and will be hopeful they overcome their noisy neighbors who fell to Kabras sugar in Kakamega.

Both Impala and Harlequins have had a good start to the league putting pressure on second-placed Kabras Sugar and KCB , Impala has only lost one game, to Homeboyz, while Harlequins has gone down to Homeboyz and Kabras.

Homeboyz and Kenya Harlequins who were the main loosers of the weekend close the top five of the Kenya cup log with 20 and 17 points respectively.

Blak Blad will be at home to Resolution Kisii at the Kenyatta grounds while Regional Logistics CFS Mombasa plays Strathmore Leos at the Mombasa sports club.

In other games of the weekend Nondescripts welcome Kabras Sugar at the Jamhuri showground as Kabras looks to pile pressure on log leaders KCB.

Top FRY Nakuru entertain Menengai cream Homeboyz at the Nakuru athletic club with both teams looking to bounce back after posting poor results last weekend.

Both teams aim will be looking to cement their chances of playing in the playoffs of the top flight come April.

Kenya Cup Match Day Six Fixtures

Nondescripts v Kabras Sugar – Jamhuri Park

Regional Logistics CFS Mombasa v Strathmore Leos – Mombasa Sports Club

Blak Blad v Resolution Kisii – Kenyatta University

Stanbic Mwamba v KCB – Railway Club

Kenya Harlequins v Resolution Impala Saracens – RFUEA (TV Game)

Top Fry Nakuru v Menengai Cream Homeboyz – Nakuru Athletic Club

*All matches kickoff at 4.00pm

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