League sides dominate Universities handball Championships
Teams that take part in the national handball league have proved their mettle as the national University games continues at KU.
Co-operative University's Victor Metto (L) shoots past Multimedia University goalkeeper Dennis Otieno (R) in their Nairobi South KUSA handball league at the University of Nairobi.
Universities that play in the Kenya Handball Federation men’s premier league demonstrated a wealth of experience as they secured slots in the penultimate round of the ongoing Kenya Universities' Sports Association National playoffs staged at Kenyatta University.
In the quarters, Strathmore eliminated Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology 21-11, KU narrowly edged University of Eldoret (also plays in the KHF premiership), JKUAT beat Chuka 24-16 and Technical University of Kenya clipped Pwani 15-17 to proceed.
JKUAT will play KU in the first semis as Strathmore battle TUK in the second. In the women’s class, MMUST come face-to-face with KU in the semis as UoE meet Mt. Kenya University in the other.
In netball, MMUST encounter Chuka University in the first semi-finals, while KU play Machakos University in the second.
Men’s hockey quarterfinals saw Strathmore hammer UoE 3-0, United States International University- Africa sent off Kirinyaga University with a 2-0 defeat, hosts KU beat Chuka 2-1 and TUK eliminated Moi University 4-2 on post-match penalty.
Football (men) will commence the day with quarterfinals duels between Pwani and Kabarak universities, KU and UoN, MMUST and Moi West, and JKUAT and Zetech University