Kenya Cup holders KCB affirmed their dominance over Kabras as they met for the ninth time in a match played on Saturday 23 February at Impala Grounds.
The Bankers whipped the Sugarmen 44-20 to collect the eighth win over the Kakamega based side. The win not only ended Kabras 10-match winning run this season but ensured they remained winless in this fixture.
Darwin Mukidza got 11 points before limping off while Oscar Simiyu, Michael Wanjala, Brian Omondi, Nelson Nyandat and Griffin Musila added a try each. Ken Moseti and Samuel Asati added the other points from the conversions.
Kabras scored through Ephraim Oduor, Mario Wilson, Brian Juma and Philip Wokorach scored Kabras points.
After the game, many took to social media to react to the battle which was one of the most exciting clash of the season.
Here are some of the reactions
— Ndiga (@NdigaJn) February 23, 2019
@KCBGroup 44-20 kweli you can't kill a Lion using sugarcane well in Lions
— Innocent Moturi ® (@innomo) February 23, 2019
We still know Kabras reigns. Watu wa mouthing wataona tu kabras wakibeba Okombe. #teamkabras
— Kelvin Mwangi?? (@Njoroge_KM) February 23, 2019
Anyway safe travels for the boys..onto the next one?
— Brevia Mwembe (@BreviaM) February 23, 2019
Thanks to @kcbrugby you have affirmed your place #RESPECT 2 convincing wins from the lions against @KabrasRugby FT ESS KCB 37 Kabras 30, Kenya Cup KCB 44 Kabras 20 @KCBFootball @Topref1 @sidiodhiambo @michnjiru @AngelaMwirigi @Saagite @JoshuaOigara @KCBGroup #lionheartedrugby pic.twitter.com/ktd2mfWMIv
— Simba Rugby Fans (@SimbaRugby) February 23, 2019
— BenchwarmerzKE (@BenchwarmerzKE) February 23, 2019
Will still meet again Lion's, you just made we, KABRAS, learn.. https://t.co/1cC5m8tNaQ
— Frenchman Frank (@frankywoby927) February 24, 2019
Kabras walikula forte and it's not a dream. Ah!! ?????
— Achieng' Adot (@AdotNyomollo) February 24, 2019
Ronny Auch Welcome to Kenya Cup…where lions eat sugarcane?
Sammy Mambo For sure, real Lions.I thought Kabras will turn things around!!!
Kasisi Phoscah Good job guys…indeed kings of the jungle!!!