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Koyonzo High win maiden Western Region schools 7s title

Western Region 7s Champions Koyonzo High School. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo.
Western Region 7s Champions Koyonzo High School. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo.

Koyonzo High School have won their maiden Western Region secondary schools 7s title after a 26-5 win over Butula High School in the final staged at St Peter’s Mumias on Friday.

Both Koyonzo and Butula are heading to Nationals which is scheduled for Nakuru County.  To bag their first-ever Western Region title, Koyonzo landed four tries and three conversions.

Brian Kiptanui, Darrell Omondi, Victor Wawire and Jackson Siketa crossed over for tries while Siketa added three conversions in the win.  Butula had one unconverted try in the match.

Koyonzo High School in a past event. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo

Koyonzo High School in a past event. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo

Koyonzo coach Elly Okwemba lauded his boys for sticking to the plan and playing with high intensity throughout the tournament.

“The boys played according to plan and we are happy to have won our first Western Region title.  The boys had proper training and they were able to push opponents to make mistakes and punished them. The boys were also able to play with high intensity all through, ” Okwemba told the Scrummage Africa.

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“We are keen to do well in the Nationals and we are keen to upset the big boys with the hope of bagging our maiden title at the Nationals,” he added.

En route to the Nationals, Koyonzo who are being assisted by Borderrucks Head Coach Oscar Okaron eliminated Musingu following a 22-0 victory in the semis.

They had earlier knocked out Chavakali following a 43-14 win in the quarters.

Butula High School/Photo Courtesy/Butula.

Butula beat Mukumu 21-0 in the quarters and defeated hosts St Peters Mumias 10-7 in the semis.

Western Region Schools Rugby 7s Pool stage results (KSSSA Rugby 7s):

Thursday

Koyonzo 22-0 Bungoma

Butula 50-0 Ebusiloli

Vihiga 38-7 Senede

Kamusinde 14-14 Kimono

Kamusinga 7-7 Kolonya

St Peters  12-12 Musingu

Mukumu 33-0 Mundika

Chavakali 42-0 Nambale

Koyonzo 53-0 Ebusiloli

Butula 36-0 Bungoma

Vihiga 14-12 Kimobo

Kamusinde 28-12 Senede

Kamusinga 7-31 Musingu

St Peters 25-0 Kolanya

Mukumu 36-0 Nambale

Chavakali 36-0 Mundika

Bungoma 31-0 Ebusiloli

Senede 7-24 Kimobo

Kolanya 10-24 Musingu

Mundika 0-12 Nambale

Koyonzo 21-7 Butula

Vihiga 38-0 Kamusinde

Kamusinga 7-10 St Peter’s

Mukumu 12-0 Chavakali

Western Region Schools Rugby 7s knock out results (KSSSA Rugby 7s):

Quarters 

Koyonzo 43-14 Chavakali

Musingu 10-7 Kimobo

Mukumu 00-21 Butula

St Peters 10-5 Vihiga

Semi-final
Koyonzo 22-0 Musingu

Butula 10-7 St Peters

FINALS

Koyonzo 26-5 Butula

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