NAIROBI WATER PREVAIL

Nairobi Water drown Sharks in league match

This battle of the top two teams in the land lived up to billing as Water took a close 18-17 edge at half time.

In Summary

•Gladys Chilo and Brenda Ariviza, who are national team players buried 11 and seven goals respectively with Melvin Akinyi adding six.

•The soldiers' Caren Lutengoya and Euphracia Mukami each picked up eight as Sarah Wasike chipped in with four.

Water's Brenda Ariviza (C) fights against Grace Madegwa and Joan Juma of Nairobi Cereals in a past match
Water's Brenda Ariviza (C) fights against Grace Madegwa and Joan Juma of Nairobi Cereals in a past match
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Reigning women champions Nairobi Water Queens beat Ulinzi Sharks 31-27 in a tight Kenya Handball Federation league clash at Nyayo Stadium gymnasium.

This battle of the top two teams in the land lived up to billing as Water took a close 18-17 edge at half time.

Gladys Chilo and Brenda Ariviza, who are national team players buried 11 and seven goals respectively with Melvin Akinyi adding six.

The soldiers' Caren Lutengoya and Euphracia Mukami each picked up eight as Sarah Wasike chipped in with four.

"As always, I was expecting a lot of resistance from my opponents and that was the case from start to finish," opined Queens' coach jack Ochieng.

He went on: "I am happy my girls prevailed in the end as always. They played really well with Chilo and Arviza showing class."

In the men's game, reigning champions National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) whipped Technical University of Kenya of Kenya 43-19.

Brian Wasike and John Wante nailed seven goal a piece as Peter Omondi added six for the winners. Warren Lyiva and Brian Wenengai recorded six and four goals respectively for TUK.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology beat Young City 33-16.

Lewis Maraga scored 12 goals while Dolan Bwibo shot seven and Derrick Mwathi added six for Jkuat. Young City, who have yet to win a game had eight from Danstone Shamalla and Laban Waititu. JKUATS  Ladies  ran over Nairobi City County 15-0.

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