The Kenya Cup campaign got underway impressively with the big sides picking huge wins on the league’s opening day.
Kabras RFC winger Derrick Ashihundu had a brilliant return to Kenya Cup landing four tries against Kisumu RFC to lead the top scorer’s chart with four tries.
Kenya Cup return
He was making his maiden Kenya Cup appearance since March 2022, having sustained an injury during the 2022 National Sevens Circuit against Daystar Falcons in the final leg held in Kakamega.
According to statistics released by Kenya Cup, no player bagged a hat trick on day one but several players had braces.
Beldad Ogeta, Austin Sikutwa, Javan Otieno, Laban Kipsang, Patrick Mwakina and George Nyambua have two tries each.
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The action returns this weekend with, Kisumu RFC will host Nakuru RFC at Jomo Kenyatta Stadium in Kisumu, marking Kisumu RFC’s inaugural home match since their return to the top tier after earning promotion after the previous season
Kenya Cup week 1
The defending Kenya Cup champions, Kabras RFC, are slated to travel to Nairobi for a clash against Nondies at Ngong Race Course.
Catholic Monks will welcome the eight-time Kenya Cup Champions, KCB Rugby, at Catholic Monks Grounds in what promises to be a thrilling encounter.
A varsity derby awaits as Strathmore Leos take on Blak Blad at Madaraka Grounds.
The venue for the match between Mwamba and Menengai Oilers is yet to be confirmed, adding an element of anticipation to this particular fixture.
— Kenya Cup (@TheKenyaCup) December 6, 2023