• National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) thumped National Youth Service (NYS) 41-20, having taken a 22-10-half time lead.
• National men’s champions NCPB beat Inspired 36-25 following a 15-10 lead at the break.
Defending champions Nairobi Water Queens started their 2023-24 Kenya Handball Federation season in exceptional fashion, thrashing Daystar University 48-18 at the Nyayo Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The 10-time champions took a huge 23-10 advantage at the breather before coming for the kill in the second half.
“I am trying to see how the new players will fit into the team philosophy, which is speed,” said Queens’ coach Jack Ochieng.
Captain Gladys Chilo bagged 12 goals, Michelle Adhiambo scored seven and Brenda Arivza hit five. The students were helped by the reliable Meldon Atieno, who managed a game high of 13 goals.
National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) thumped National Youth Service (NYS) 41-20, having taken a 22-10-half time lead.
Sarah Mabonga and Naomy Muyoka scored nine goals each for the Millers while Lydiah Mutindi shot five for NYS.
National men’s champions NCPB beat Inspired 36-25 following a 15-10 lead at the break.
Morgan Simiyu bagged eight and Timothy Karini scored five for the winners while Brian Wafula and Brian Baraza had eight and five respectively for the Hospital Hill students.
Daystar men 35-23 to General Services Unit (GSU), who led 18-11 at half time. Christopher Mayiende tallied 10 goals, Martin Nguli had eight while Philip Oscar had seven goals for the paramilitary side. Amos Okwaro and William Oduor were good for five goals a piece for the debuting varsity side.
Once more, Inspired tumbled, this time Engineers in a 38-29 defeat. The winners led 19-11 at half time.
Kenneth Biwott scored 10 goals and Julius Serende added eight for the winners. The school boys had 10 from Baraza and five from Wafula.