Mwamba beat Strathmore to bounce back to winning ways

Mwamba's players in a past action. Photo Courtesy/Denis Acre-Half.

Mwamba RFC bounced back to winning ways after defeating Strathmore Leos 27-20 in match played at Madaraka Grounds on Saturday.

Leos lead by Mwamba legend and former Coach Louis Kisia scored 17 points in the first half but  threw away a 10 point advantage and ended on the losing end after 80 minutes.

Strathmore Leos impressive star

The students scored the first try in the opening minute through Joseph Ayiro and Gideon Makumi drilled in a conversion for a 7-0 lead.

Eliakim Kichoi then pulled back for Mwamba, scoring a try that Brian Kivasia converted to tie the scores at 7-7. Stephen Osumba later restored Leos lead with a penalty for a 10-7 lead.

Leos would stretch their lead as Richard Omedo fed Dennis Mbila for a try that saw the side move to 17 points after Makumi’s conversion.

In the final half, Mike Okello got the second try for Mwamba before Kivasia converted for a 17-14 scoreline. Kivasia then drilled in a penalty for a 17-17 tie.

Brunson Madigu came off the bench to score another penalty for Strathmore but it was cancelled by Kivasia for a 20-20 tie.

Chrispin Omondi was hero as he scored the winning try which Kivasia converted for a 27-20 win.

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