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Kenyan clubs show might in Tanzania tourney

Another Kenyan outfit, Black Mamba also started their campaign on a roaring note rattling Nyuki of Zanzibar 25-12.

In Summary

•The Kenya national champions, who were playing their second game in the regional show led 10-6 in a low-scoring first half.

•NCPB had also blanked Jeshi La Kujenga Taifa of Tanzania 42-21 in their opening fixture on Monday. 

Strathmore's Kevin Obunga (L) challenges Gideon Mulwa of NCPB in a past Super Cup match
Strathmore's Kevin Obunga (L) challenges Gideon Mulwa of NCPB in a past Super Cup match
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National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) dismissed Ngome of Tanzania 26-18 in the East and Central Africa Handball Federation Senior Club Championships match at the Benjamin Mkapa Indoor Stadium, Dar-es-salaam on Tuesday.

The Kenya national champions, who were playing their second game in the regional show led 10-6 in a low-scoring first half.

William Malui led the scoring chart with six goals while Peter Omondi, Christopher Malembe Nicholas Okore, and Nicholas Oduor all posted three apiece.

The Tanzanians had a tournament-high of eight from Bonnere Frank as Khalifa Juma chalked up 4.

NCPB had also blanked Jeshi La Kujenga Taifa of Tanzania 42-21 in their opening fixture on Monday. Another Kenyan outfit, Black Mamba also started their campaign on a roaring note rattling Nyuki of Zanzibar 25-12.

The Kaloleni-based side who finished third in the national league led 14-8 in the first half and did not look back. Morgan Juma scored five goals, Paul Ondara hit four while Emmanuel Murangio and Sydney Omondi collected three apiece.

The losers were led by Asaakheri Khatibu who tallied four and Juma Sikima who posted two. In the ladies' tie, NCPB blanked Ngome 30-15 after taking a 12-7advantage at the breather.

Sarah Mabonga was good for seven goals as Sheryl Atieno and Elizabeth Atieno bagged five each with Medina Kerubo posting four.

A total of 9 teams took part in the show with Kenya leading with four, Rwanda (two), Tanzania (two), and Zanzibar (one).

They are Kenya league champions NCPB (men) and Nairobi Water Queens (women). Others are Black Mamba and NCPB women.

Host Tanzania have Ngome (men and women), Jeshi la Kujenga Taifa (men and women), Nyuki from Zanzibar, and Police from Rwanda.