Koyonzo pip Kakamega School in County games to reach quarters, Musingu, Mukumu unbeaten

Koyonzo players interact with KRU Directors Ochieng Ahaya and Moses Mukabane. PHOTO/Kakamega County

Kakamega County 15s Champions, Koyonzo High School, secured their spot in the quarterfinal games after clinching victory in all their matches on Thursday.

In a closely contested match against former National Champions, Kakamega School, the Stormers emerged victorious with a score of 14-6 in a thrilling encounter held in Lugari.

Kickers took center stage in the match, with Eric Simiyu of Koyonzo landing three penalties, while Rodgers Alukwe scored a crucial try for the team. The Barbarians managed to secure three points through kicks from Ryan Juma.

Maintaining their winning streak, Koyonzo concluded the day with a flawless record, defeating Malava Boys 48-3. Alukwe showcased his prowess with a brace of tries, supported by Bravin Onyango, Zachariah Omar, Simiyu, and Michael Ligendi, who each contributed a try. Simiyu also successfully converted three tries, while Timothy Wesonga added one conversion.

Kakamega School rugby celebrate. PHOTO/Amos Wamanga

Kakamega School rugby celebrate. PHOTO/Amos Wamanga

Despite losing to Koyonzo, Kakamega’s Barbarians advanced to the quarterfinals, thanks to their earlier dominant performance against Malava Boys, securing a resounding 49-0 victory.

In this match, the Barbarians scored seven converted tries, delivering a significant win under the leadership of Amos Wamanga, a former coach of Malava Boys.

Austine Shuma, a newcomer to the team from primary school, impressed with a brace of tries and one conversion, contributing 12 points to the victory.

Javan Odongo, another recent addition from primary school, also made his mark with a try, alongside try-scorers Shavan Ochieng, Davies Green, Rhonnie Musasia, and Bryson Makori, each adding a try to the tally. Ryan Juma successfully converted six tries for the Barbarians.


Musingu showcased a strong performance in Pool A, securing a 27-3 victory over Mlimani and a 26-10 win against St. Peter’s, earning them a spot in the quarterfinals.

Koyonzo SHigh School in past match. PHOTO/Kakamega County.

Koyonzo SHigh School in past match. PHOTO/Kakamega County.

Similarly, Mukumu demonstrated their strength with a 12-6 win over Butere and a 15-5 victory against Kivaywa, positioning themselves well for the upcoming quarterfinal matches.

Kakamega County 15s results 

Pool A:

  1. Musingu 27 – 03 Mlimani.
  2. St. Peter’s 52 – 00 Lubinu.
  3. Musingu 26 – 10 St. Peter’s.
  4. Lubinu 19 – 16 Mlimani.

Pool B:

  1. Malava 00 – 49 Kakamega.
  2. Kakamega 06 – 14 Koyonzo.
  3. Koyonzo 33 – 03 Malava.

Pool C:

  1. Kivaywa 17 – 03 Chebuyusi.
  2. Mukumu 12 – 06 Butere.
  3. Kivaywa 05 – 15 Mukumu.
  4. Butere 13 – 03 Chebuyusi.

Pool D:

  1. Mautuma 10 – 13 Soy Sambu.
  2. Soy Sambu 07 – 12 Khwisero.
  3. Khwisero 07 – 00 Mautuma


8.00am 15 A Musingu vs Lubinu -Bishop Sulumeti
8.00 am 16 A Mlimani vs St. Peters MMS -Bishop Sulumeti
9.00 am 17 C Kivaywa vs Butere -Bishop Sulumeti
9.00 am 18 C Chebuyusi vs Mukumu -Bishop Sulumeti

12.00 Q1 A1 vs C2 -Bishop Sulumeti
12.00  Q2 B1 vs D2 -Bishop Sulumeti
12.00 Q3 C1 vs A2 -Bishop Sulumeti
12.00  Q 4 D1 vs B2 -Bishop Sulumeti

Saturday  Semi-finals 

8.00 am 23 Winner Q1 vs Winner Q2 Bishop Sulumeti
8.00 am 24 Winner Q 3 vs Winner Q4 Bishop Sulumeti
11.30 am 25 Playoffs (Loser S1 vs Loser S2) Bishop Sulumeti
12.30pm 26 Finals (Winner S1 vs Winner S2) Bishop Sulume

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