Kabras Sugar will be seeking to reach the Enterprise cup semis for the second time in a row when they host Nondies in Kakamega.
Nondies last visit to Kakamega Showground was on 4th February and they fell to Kabras by score line of 31-15 in a Kenya Cup tie.
Kabras finished second in this competition last season and made it to Kenya Cup finals this season. They will be working hard to pick a trophy at the end of 15s season. Only one player, George Nyambua will miss this clash due national team engagements. The Sugarmen warmed up for this clash with a 16-5 win over Uganda Cranes and 15-15 draw in the second match.
Nondies hold the record of most trophies in this oldest competition in Kenyan Rugby. They have 25 titles but in the recent past they have struggled to impress. In 2015 they were eliminated in the pre quarters by Strathmore before a 31-10 loss to Nakuru in 2016 at the same stage. This season they beat Mean Machine to reach quarters. Biko Adema and Ronnie Mwenesi will miss the clash.
Strathmore vs Homeboyz
It is always an entertain clash when these two sides meet. They faced off twice in the Kenya Cup with Homeboyz winning the opening clash 48-17 but Strathmore Leos produced an epic comeback to win 33-32 in the return leg. In 2015 these sides faced off in the semis of the Enterprise cup where Homeboyz picked a narrow win of 15-13 to reach the finals.
The students had a poor season and will be hoping turn around the poor run coming to this clash. They have been in the Semi Finals of the tournament in the last two years and they will keen to extend the run without services of Alex Olaba and Elkeans Musonye.
Homeboyz who were most improved side in Kenya Cup will miss captain Emmanuel Mavala, Kelvin Masai Tony Onyango and Bramwel Mayaka as they face Strathmore. They however be hoping that Cyprian Kuto, Humphrey Owour, Michael Wanjala, Charles Omondi and Rhone Mudamba will provide an edge as they face their former employers.
The last season they were beaten 60-22 by Kabras in the quarters while in 2015 they made it to the finals but lost to Kabras 28-0.