Park Road, a former Kenya Hockey Union Premier League side climbed to the top of the national men’s league table after they beat National Youth Service 6-0 on Sunday at the City Park Stadium.
They now have 17 points from eight matches and go to the top courtesy of a better goal aggregate. Joint leaders are Kenyatta University - who beat Mt. Kenya University 2-1 -, Nakuru and Multimedia University who drew 2-2 with Wazalendo Youth on Saturday.
Park Road have played eight matches while Kenyatta University have played nine matches. Nakuru and Multimedia University have played seven matches each. Parklands Sports who have played six matches have 13 points and are fifth.
The men’s Premier league table has no changes with Wazalendo still top with 14 points from seven matches.
Nairobi Simba Union, Strathmore University and Kisumu Simba each have 12 points. Kenya Police have nine points from five matches.
In the women’s league, Telkom Orange maintained the four point gap between them and second placed Strathmore University.
They beat Multimedia University 3-0 on Saturday and have 21 points from seven matches. Strathmore University have 17 points from eight matches.
There is an interesting battle for the third spot which is currently being held by Kenyatta University following their 2-1 win over Blue Eaglets on Sunday.
Blue Eaglets are now fourth on the table. Previously, United States International University - Africa and Strathmore have occupied the spot. On Sunday, Kenyatta University beat Blue Eaglets 2-1.
Joan Chemutai opened the scores for Kenyatta University in the seventh minute and Hellen Chemtai levelled for Blue Eaglets in the 40th minute.
The students responded with a goal by June Kangogo in the 66th minute which silenced Blue Eaglets who underrated their opponents and also squandered several scoring chances.
Kimathi University then beat Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 4-1 in the second match of the day. Hosea Taabu scored the first goal in the seventh minute and Dennis Rama the second four minutes later.
Richard Mutambo pulled one back for JKUAT in the 13th minute as Kimathi University led 2-1 at half time. On resumption, Kimathi University wrapped up the game with goals from Stanley Njenga in the 57th minute and Fredrick Nyaga in the 64th minute.
Kenyatta University men’s team then stepped on the turf and rallied from behind to beat Mt. Kenya University 2-1.
Chris Muchwaju scored for Kenyatta University in the 35th and 54th minutes. Sammy Gabriel scored the consolation goal for Mt. Kenya University in the 31st minute.
Park Road ended a busy week for hockey with a 6-0 win over National Youth Service. Goal scorers for Park Road were Andrew Kamau, Brian Mwangi and Jerry Kana.
Collated results Sunday: Kenyatta University 2 Blue Eaglets 1, Kimathi University 4 JKUAT 1, Kenyatta University 2 Mt. Kenya University 1, National Youth Service 0 Park Road 2. Saturday: Telkom Orange 3 Multimedia University 0, Sliders 0 USIU-A 0, Wazalendo Youth 2.
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