•Leaders Ulinzi and second-placed General Service Unit have 10 points each.
•NCPB women's side have eight points, two behind leader Ulinzi Sharks. They have a date with New Hope who are at the bottom of the 12-team table without a win.
Champions National Cereals and Produce Board coach Bryan Mathews has said they used the one week holiday recess to improve on their playing systems before the resumption of the Kenya Handball Federation league.
The tactician is confident his two teams have a good chance of moving to the top of the tables. The Millers have two matches this weekend at Nyayo Stadium.
“The break gave us an opportunity to work on systems meant to improve our defence and attack. Both teams (men and women) are upbeat about the upcoming weekend fixtures and it is an opportunity to see how our systems are working,” offered Mathews.
NCPB men, who are the reigning national champions, are third on the table with eight points and play Spartan on Sunday. Leaders Ulinzi and second-placed General Service Unit have 10 points each.
Their women’s side have eight points, two behind leaders Ulinzi Sharks. They have a date with New Hope who are at the bottom of the 12-team table without a win.
The other women’s encounter will see champions Nairobi Water Queens tackle sixth-place Amazon and complete the two-game fixtures with another easy one against bottom New Hope.
Captain Gladys Chilo is confident they are going for their 11th league title and they have passionate players seeking to continue being the top side in the region.
Water Queen, who currently lie third on the table with six points from three games, have a two-game programme against Amazon on Saturday before tackling New Hope in their last game a day later.
In other matches, Buccaneers meet Desert Scorpions, Young City will take on newcomers Hunters while another debutant Nanyuki face off against Spartan.
On Sunday, Buccaneers Junior play their senior team, Boomerang take on Desert Scorpions and Buccaneers Junior return to play Young City.