Ulinzi Sharks thrash Nairobi City to go top, TUK in maiden win

Ulinzi Sharks thrash Nairobi City to go top, TUK in maiden win
Photo: NCPB vs KU Kenya Handball League Action

The Kenya Handball League action continues this weekend with plenty of mouth-watering fixtures

High flying Ulinzi Sharks were a no match for Nairobi City Council after thrashing them 47-09 in a Kenya National Handball Women’s League match played at Nyayo Stadium on Sunday morning.

The win elevated Ulinzi Sharks to the  top position in the Kenya National Handball Women’s League standings as joint leaders with Nairobi Water on 20 points. Nairobi Water have a chance of reclaiming their two-point lead when they take on Kenyatta University on Sunday afternoon at the same venue.

Ulinzi Shark’s Marjorie Okwakau was the top scorer with nine goals, Sharon Mulei followed with seven, Sarah Wasike  managed nine, while Dorothy Machuma closed the top scorers list with 5 goals for Ulinzi Sharks.

Diana Akinyi and Nancy Nyanchama scored two a piece for the Nairobi City Council Side.

In another league fixture played at the same venue on Sunday, National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) women Side run riot against Rising Star, beating them 58-13. Sarah Mabonga hit the net 11 times with Shirley Atieno scoring tens for NCPB. Shamira Nina was the highest scorer for Kawangware based Rising Star with five goals. 

TUK’s maiden win

In the Men’s National Handball League, Technical University (TUK) of Kenya Men’s team registered their maiden win with a hard fought 31-27 win over Desert Scorpion on Saturday Evening. 

The win lifts them to 16 Position with 2 points from 11 matches. Brian Werengai scored 10 goals while Lawrance Wafula and Polycap Rakana scored 7 each for TUK. Wilson Gatiaba replied with 8 for Desert Storms.

 TUK took full advantage four the two minutes fouls called on Charles Onyango and Emanuel Monstesian of Desert Scorpions to maintain their three goal margin.

View KHL Men’s table Standings

View KHL Women’s table Standings