Ulinzi Handball dislodged overnight League Leaders Strathmore University after a labored win over 8th placed Bucaneers 23-21 in the last match of the day played at the Nyayo National Stadium. Ulinzi and Madaraka based Strathmore University are equal on Points separated by goal difference.
View the men's standings here https://www.michezoafrika.com/standings/kenya-handball-federation-national-men's-league/33
The evenly contested match saw both teams settle for a 13-10 halftime score with Isaac Kololi netting 6 while Kevin Imo and Nicholas Ireri scored for each.
Bethwel Kirpor 6 goal prowes was not enough to help his team Bucaneers close the two-goal difference at the end of the match.
Strathmore defeated former Champions Technical University 26-10 in a match played on Saturday morning that send them on top of the table with 12 points.
Inspired were not able to find their Inspiration on Sunday morning going down to 3rd placed GSU 28-36 failing to pick their first win of the season. Solomon Tenge was the chief tormentor Scoring 7 goals past the Inspired Goalkeeper.
Meanwhile Robert Marenya scored 8 goals to lead NCPB men past Generations 43-13 to maintain their 100% unbeaten run in the league. Black Mamba saw off Tigers 30-17 to move to position 5
Nairobi Water maintained their grip at the summit of the women’s table brushing aside Thika road based Kenyatta University 39-11.
View the women's standings here https://www.michezoafrika.com/standings/kenya-handball-federation-national-ladies-league/34
The win gives Nairobi Water ladies 6 points having Scored 145 Goals and only allowed in 31. NCPB women on the other hand narrowly lost to Nanyuki Women 26-27 in a fierce contested played on Sunday.
Playing only their Second match NCPB loss meant they squandered an opportunity to close the gap on their arch rivals Nairobi Water.
Saturday 17 2021
Strathmore University 26 vs 10 TUK
Generations 22 vs 38 Bucaneers
Nairobi Water (w) 39 vs 11 K U (W)
Inspired 18 vs 41 NCPB
Nanyuki (w) 31 vs 20 Amazon (W)
Tigers 22 vs 28 GSU
Sunday 18th 2021
Kahawa 26 vs 32 TUK
Inspired 28 vs 36 GSU
NCPB (W) 26 vs 27 Nanyuki (w)
Generations 13 vs 43 NCPB
Tigers 17 vs 30 Black Mamba
Ulinzi 23 vs 21 Bucaneers