Vihiga High retain Vihiga County 7s title

Scrummage Katch 7s Champions Vihiga High School. PHOTO/Vicmass

Vihiga High School Rugby 7s continued their dominance in the Vihiga County 7s games, defeating Senende Boys High School 22-0 to retain the title in the final played at Esalwa Secondary in Luanda Sub-County.

The Vipers, also the 2024 Scrummage Africa 7s Champions, scored two tries in each half to secure their victory over Senende.

Melvin Mweresa opened Vihiga’s scoring in the early minutes of the game with an unconverted try. Felix Apwoka followed up with another unconverted try, giving Vihiga a 10-0 lead at halftime.

Action Vihiga High and Mukumu Boys. PHOTO/Vicmas

Action Vihiga High and Mukumu Boys. PHOTO/Vicmas

In the second half, Hurdson Makokha beat Senende’s defence to score a centre-post try, which Apwoka converted, extending Vihiga’s lead to 17-0.


Apwoka then grabbed a late-minute try to seal Vihiga’s win with a 22-0 scoreline.

Coached by Abubakar Abdalla, Vihiga High School has now won the title four times in a row and will be keen to impress at the regional level.

Contest between Vihiga High School. PHOTO/Vicmas

Contest between Vihiga High School. PHOTO/Vicmas

In the girls’ category, Madira claimed the championship, triumphing over Kisangula Girls with a 26-0 win. A brace from Diana Joy and a try each from Whitney Omari and Naomi Andeyo secured the championship for Madira.

Vihiga County 7s results

Quarter 1
Vihiga 19-00 Kegoye
Quarter 2
Nyangori 27-00 Hobunaka
Quarter 3
Senende 33-00Ebubayi
Quarter 4
Chavakali 21-12 Ebusiloli

Semi1 Q1 vs Q3
Vihiga 28-14 Nyang’ori(FT)
Semi2 Q2 vs Q4
Senende 12-05 Chavakali(FT)
Madira 26-00 Kisangula(FT)
Chavakali 07-00 Nyang’ori(FT)
Senende 00-22 Vihiga

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