Kenyan Police, Strathmore begin campaign for Africa Cup

Dec 09, 2011

Premier league champions Kenya Police open their campaign against hosts Lusaka Hockey Club for the Africa Cup for Club championships that starts saturday at the Olympic Youth Development centre in the Zambian capital.

Police who clinched their first ever Kenyan premier league title boosted their defense ahead of the continental event will battle it out in pool B with Ghana’s Trustees, Yobe Desert Rollers from Nigeria, Police Lusaka and Pistons from Tanzania while Strathmore-the second Kenyan team in the event is in pool A alongside Hippo Valley from Zambia, men’s defending champions Sharkia of Egypt, Exchequers of Ghana and Gentrix from Malawi.

Strathmore's first match will pit them against Gentrix on Sunday.Last year the University lads lost the Bronze medal match 3-1 to Police Union of Egypt.

 Telkom Orange withdrew from the women’s competition due to lack of funds.

The tournament will be a two-round one pool competition with defending champions Heartlands from Nigeria facing off with Sunrise and Lusaka hockey club.

Sharkia of Egypt will be looking to bag a record 20th Africa club title while Nigeria’s Queens will be out to bag their sixth crown in Lusaka.

Pools and Fixtures 

Group A: Sharkia (Egy),Strathmore (Ken), Exchequers (Gha), Gentrix (Mlw), Hippo (Zim)

 

Group B: Trustees (Gha), Yobe (Nig), Police (Ken), Lusaka(Zam), Prisond (Tz)

Womens: Heartlands (Nig), Sunrise (Zim), Lusaka (Zam) 

10/12/2011

Women

08:00: Heartlands (Nig)- Lusaka

 

Men

11:00: Police (Ken)- Lusaka (11:00)

13:15: Strathmore (Ken)- Hippo (Zim)

15:15: Yobe (Nig)- Prisons (Tz)

17:15: Exchequers (Gha)- Gentrix (Mlw)

 

11/12/2011

Women

09:00: Sunrise (Zim)- Heartland (Nig)

Men

11:00: Sharkia (Egy)- Hippo

13:15: Strathmore (Ken)- Gentrix (Mlw)

15:15: Trustees(Gha)- Prions (Tz)

17:15: Yobe (Nig)-Lusaka

 

12/12/2011

Women

09:00: Lusaka- Sunrise

Men

11:00: Gentrix-Hippo

13:15: Police-Trustees

15:15: Lusaka - Prisons

17:15: Exchequers-Sharkia

 

13/12/2011

Women

09:00: Heartlands-Lusaka

Men

11:00: Police-Prisons

13:15: Hippo-EXchequers

15:15: Yobe-Trustees

17:15: Strathmore-Sharkia

 

14/12/2011

Women

09:00: Lusaka- Sunrise

Men

11:00: Police-Yobe

13:15: Trustees-Lusaka

15:15: Sharkia-Gentrix

17:15: Exchequers-Strathmore

 

15/12/2011

Women

13:00: Lusaka- Heartlands

 

 

Evelyn Watta

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