DAVID VS GOLIATH

Young City keen to make amends against giants Strathmore

The students, who are last year's runners-up, are highly favoured to carry the day as they have too much firepower.

In Summary

•They lost 40-14 to Black Mamba and were felled 25-15 by Buccaneers 

•Young City coach Fredrick Omolle said they are learning fast and will soon get favourable results

•Women champions Nairobi Water Queens will return to the court to take on debutants Nairobi City Council 

NCPB Gideon Mulwa(L) challenge Harold Mumbo of KDF during their Super Cup final match over the weekend at Kaloleni grounds.
handball NCPB Gideon Mulwa(L) challenge Harold Mumbo of KDF during their Super Cup final match over the weekend at Kaloleni grounds.
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Strathmore University lock horns with Young City in a men's Kenya Handball Federation (KHF) league match at Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday.

The students, who are last year's runners-up, are highly favoured to carry the day as they have too much firepower.

Young City coach Fredrick Omolle said although his deaf side have a lot to learn, especially coordinating with the referees, they will soon cope.

They lost 40-14 to Black Mamba and were felled 25-15 by Buccaneers but Omolle said they are learning fast and will soon get favourable results.

In other matches of the day, Ulinzi play Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat), Technical University of Kenya (Tuk) meet GSU as Thika face NCC men.

Ulinzi Sharks begin their campaign in the women's category with a match against Annette Baraza's Jkuat.

On Sunday, women champions Nairobi Water Queens will return to the court to take on debutants Nairobi City Council (NCC).

Queens started their campaign last week on a dominant note, crushing Jkuat 36-16 and still remain the team to beat.

They will be banking on national team stars, such as Brenda Arivida, Brenda Musambai, Cecilia Katheu and captain Gladys Chilo.

The other women's match of the day will see Amazon lock horns with National Cereals and Produced board (NCPB).

Black Mamba, who rattled Young City 40-14 last week, confront Buccaneers, who clobbered Jkuat 25-15 last week.

Ulinzi will step on to the courts for the second time in two days to face  Technical University of Kenya (Tuk).

Thika will come face to face with Young City while General Service Unit (GSU) will close the week with a fixture against Jkuat.