KCB roar past Strathmore Leos, Machine fall to Homeboyz

Kenya Cup defending Champion KCB continued to impress as they whipped Strathmore Leos 53-8 in a Kenya Cup match held at Madaraka Grounds on Saturday evening.

The hosts registered the first points of the game with Matoka Matoka penalty putting them three points up. The Bankers responded immediately through Michael Wanjala who bagged a five-pointer for his side.

Curtis Olago charges stretched the lead with a try from Kenyan International Tony Onyango. Centre Peter Kilonzo added their third try of the game.

In the final half, Peter Karia opened the scores with an unconverted try while Kilonzo returned to the scoresheet with a converted try. Substitute  Vincent Onyala went over for KCB’s sixth try of the game to lead 34-3.

They added 17 more points in the closing minutes through Onyango, Onyala and  Darwin Mukidza to hand Leos the eighth loss of the season.

At UoN Grounds, Mean Machine threw away a 10-5 lead to lose 22- 13 to visiting Homeboyz RFC in another Kenya Cup match.

Strathmore Leos 1. Brian Munene 2. Clinton Imbuye 3. Ambale 4. Abdi Mohammed 5. Fannuel Aduda 6. Bethuel Anami 7.Olang Philemon 8.Barnabas Owuor 9. Anorld Mwita 10. Opal Lucas 11. Albert Obura 12.Wiseman Aganya 13. Omedo Richard 14. Alex Maina 15. Matoka Andrew

Replacements: 16. Jack Ang’awa 17. Elvis 18. Barry Guda 19. Austin Mboya 20. Ambani Antony 21. Gideon Makumi 22. Walter Oteku 23. Joe Otieno

KCB 1. Oscar Sorano 2. Peter Kaaria 3. Curtis Lilako c4. Nick Ongeri 5. Oliver Mangeni 6. Brian Nyikuli 7. Andrew Amonde 8. Peter Waitere 9. Michael Wanjala 10. Shaban Ahmed 11. Stafford Abeka 12. Brian Omondi 13. Peter Kilonzo 14. Tony Onyango 15. Darwin Mukidza

Replacements 16. Griffin Musila 17. Nelson Nyandat 18. Nesta Okotch 19. Ian Indimuli 20. Elly Mukaisi 21. Samuel Asati 22. Esau Otieno 23. Vincent Onyala

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