Kenya to host East and Central Handball Championship

Kenya to host East and Central Handball Championship

Kenya to host East and Central Handball Championship

Cereals vs Ulinzi

Kenya will this year host the 24th Edition of the East and Central Handball Club Championship that is scheduled between 4th through to the 10th of November

Kenya National Cereals and Produce Board who are champions in both categories (men and women) will be defending their titles after a relatively easy outing last year in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

However this year the Cereals women’s team expect stiff competition from their arch rivals Nairobi Water who finished 2nd in the 2011/2012 after a tough encounter in the finals of the League play-offs in which they won by a single point , 27-26.

Eight teams from Kenya have so far confirmed participation in the regional competition with Defence Forces side Ulinzi opting to stay away from the tournament while Glorious Handball Club are yet to confirm their participation.

Kenya Handball Federation fixture secretary Charles ‘Jaji’ Omondi called out to Kenyans to support their teams and ensure that they fill the court during the championships,

“We have over 7 local based teams, so I would like to encourage handball fans all over to come and watch the tournament.”

 There will be no gate charges to gain entry to the court which will be played at the Nyayo Handball Court.

The teams that are to participate in the tournament are as follows;

Police men and Women- Lubumbashi

RUWE -Kinshasa

DR Congo

 Rwanda Police -Men (also travelling to Morocco for Africa Club Championship)

Ethiopia Police (Men and women)

Tanzania: Magereza (men and women)

                    Ngome -Women

                    JKT -men and women

                    Dodoma - women

 Zanzibar is yet to confirm which team will travel for the tournament

 Uganda: UPDF 

                 Evergreen (Kampala)
Kenya :Cereals Board (men and women)
                 Nairobi Water (women)
                 Strathmore University (men)
                 St. John's sport community (Women)
                 Kenyatta University (Men)
                 Black Mamba – Men

                 Kenya Polytechnic - Men

 

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