May 20, 2024

Hockey: Butali to take on Gladiators

Hockey: Butali to take on Gladiators
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Kenyan men’s hockey team has dropped to position 57 on the global log due to lack of international matches.

Champions Butali Warriors will entertain Strathmore University Gladiators on Saturday in a Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League encounter at City Park.

The match will be the sole top tier duel in the day as the competition is fast approaching the halfway mark.

Butali are ranked second with 17 points with the students who last won the league in 2016 fourth with eleven points against their name.

Two Super League matches will be played on Saturday at City Park.

Former top-flight side Park road Badgers have a date with Daikyo Heroes with Parklands Sports Club taking on Mvita XI.

Three nationwide matches will be played on Saturday with key among them being the clash pitting Parkroad Tigers against Wazalendo Youth at Impala Club.

Gorillas are set to play Mombasa West at Impala with Bay Club confronting Nandi Hawks in Kisumu.

On Sunday, Sailors will play USIU-A Mashujaa in a men’s Premier League game at City Park.

Record women champions Blazers will lock horns with Amira Sailors at the same venue.

Four Super League matches will be played on Sunday with two nationwide matches taking place in the day.

 


Meanwhile the Kenyan men’s team has dropped to position 57 on the global log due to lack of international matches.

South Africa places 14th with Egypt sitting 21st. Ghana are ranked 38 with Zimbabwe sitting on the 48th slot.