Kenya Simba trounced visiting Tunisia 100-10 in an Africa Gold Cup clash staged at RFUEA Grounds on Saturday evening.
Kenya was in control of the game and enjoyed more possession in the entire match. The home side also managed to make more visits in Tunisia 22. Jacob Ojee touched down the opening try that was converted by winger Darwin Mukidza. It was few minutes after Hussein Haffi penalty miss.
Mukidza then added a penalty, a try and conversion that put Kenya into a comfortable 17-0 lead. The scoring splurge continued with David Ambunya’s try that was well converted by Mukidza. Isaac adimo got his name on the scoresheet before the visitors pulled back one try through Hamouda Ben.
Impala Saracens halfback Sam Onsumo took the scores to 36-5 and the try was followed by a powerful run from Newcastle Falcons star Joshua Chisanga and from that run Ojee was able to get his brace before Chisanga dived past the try line for another try. Ashraf Dhif cut down the scores with a try before halftime. As the teams headed out for the coaches advices, Kenya was leading 41-10.
In the second half Kenya came back more energized and Davis Chenge touched down the first try of the second half from a maul. Kenya were on a break again and Homeboyz fullback Tony Owour crossed the try and touched down between the post. Mukidza had an easy time converting the try.
Impala Saracens centre Leo Seje got his debut try for Kenya while Martin Owila kept the scoring run going with a try that was converted by Mukidza. Another debut try came from substitute Steve Otieno and flanker Kerre was also rewarded with a try after support play.
Brace for Mukidza hattrick for Ojee
Mukizda who had gotten 10 conversions right joined the brace list by breaking on the wing for a try. Ojee completed his hattrick and Kenya converted for a 100-10 win.
Seje was named the man of the match. Next for Kenya is Senegal.