Police and Sharks maintain lead in KHU men’s Premier League

By sportsnewsarena correspondent
Nov 13, 2017
  • Carol Njoki scored one of the goals against JKUAT at the City Park Stadium. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

  • Georginah Lumumba (30) celebrates her goal against Sliders with teammates. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Kenya Police and Green Sharks maintained their grip at the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League by winning their matches at the weekend.

On Saturday, Green Sharks beat visiting Western Jaguars 3-0 at the City Park Stadium. Kevin Simiyu scored a goal in the ninth minute and Chrris Wokila a brace in the 37th and 46th minutes.

Kenya Police maintained the top spot with a 2-0 win over Nakuru Athletic Club away. Amos Barkibir scored a goal in the 46th minute and Kennedy Sibwechhe in the 47th.

On Sunday, Sikh Union, Nairobi edged out Strathmore Uiversity 3-2. Allan Iningu opened the scores in the 12th minute before Festus Onyango drew level for the champions in the 40th minute.

Two minutes later, Davies Wanangwe regained the lead for Sikh Union, Nairobi with a goal in the 42nd minute. Amit Rajput scored the third for Sikh Union, Nairobi and Steve Nyabuto the second for Strathmore University.

In the first match, Western Jaguars bounced back from their loss to Green Sharks on Saturday to beat Kenyatta University 2-1.

Willis Maleso scored the first goal in the 14th minute and Ian Barron the second in the 40th minute. Saul maina replied with one goal by Saul Maina in the 43rd minute.

Kenya College of Accountancy University were 2-0 winners over Technical University of Kenya. Felix Mochama scored the first goal in the 15th minute and Rodger Simiyu the second in the 51st minute.

Telkom Orange maintain unbeaten run

In the women’s Premier League, Telkom Orange maintained their unbeaten run by beating Sliders 3-0.

Georgina Lumumba opened the scores in the sixth minute. In the second half, Terry Juma scored a goal in the 45th minute and Lillian Aura four minutes later.

The match between the United States International University – Africa and Chase Sailors ended in a barren draw.

In the women’s Premier League. Gilly Okumu and Carol Njoki scored two goals each to see Strathmore University beat JKUAT 5-0 on Saturday.

Okumu scored in the 14th and 49th minutes while Njoki scored two goals in a space of three minutes in the 53rd and 56th minutes. Diana Akinyi scored the fifth goal in the 59th minute.

The United States International University – Africa beat Vikings 2-0. Rhoda Nyambura scored the first goal in the 30th minute and Sandra Vodoti the second in the 48th minute.

Strathmore University, last year’s champions beat Parklands Sports Club 2-0. Festus Onyango scored in the ninth and 14th minutes for the students.


Saturday – Women’s Premier League: Strathmore University 5 JKUAT 0, USIU-A 2 Vikings 0; National League: Dedan Kimathi University 2 Wazalendo Youth 1; Men’s Premier League: Strathmore University 2 Parklands Sports Club 0, Green Sharks 3 Western Jaguars 0, Nakuru Athletic Club 0 Kenya Police 2.

Sunday – Men’s Premier League: Kenyatta University 1 Western Jaguars 2, Technical University of Kenya 0 KCA-U 2, Sikh Union, Nairobi 3 Strathmore University 2; Women’s Premier League: Telkom Orange 3 Sliders 0, USIU-A 0 Chase Sailors 0; National League: Kabarak University v JKUAT (12 p.m. in Kabarak).