It’s Quarterfinal Time In Nairobi As Nationwide League Action Hots Up


Nairobi Region

Nationwide matches in Nairobi region enter their quarterfinal stage this weekend. Qualifiers from the Clubs category will battle it out against the Varsity category qualifiers for the semi final slots. Ngong RFC who finished top of the table in the Clubs category will fight with KCA University at Kibiko Secondary. Comras will battle it out with Nairobi Aviators for at Peponi School, MKU Nairobi and Stormers will face off at the East African University while the fourth match will see Technical University of Kenya hosting the Northern Suburbs. All the Matches will kick off at 3:00PM.

Central Region

The fixtures in Central region enter week 15 with Kiambu RFC hosting MKU Thika at NIBS Kiambu in what is a battle between the second and third positions. Kiambu are third with 49 points while MKU Thika are second with 51 points. Both teams will be giving their all given that should either win, they will jump to the top of the Central region standings. Zetech rugby will welcome Murang’a RFC with Zetech seeming to be the stronger of the two sides. Dedan Kimathi University will travel to Karatina to battle it out with their weekend hosts Karatina University in the Varsity derby while the Nanyuki Jackals will travel to meet Chuka Vikings in the latters backyard

Rift Valley Region

Regional leaders Menengai Oilers will battle it out with Eldoret Falcons in what could be termed as a battle for the first slot. However, this is not the case since Oilers are seven points clear of the second place Falcons. Oilers have not lost any match while the Eldoret Falcons have lost one match. Fifth place Kitale will face eighth placed Nakuru kiti at Moi University Bakita. Other fixtures in the region see Kapsabet take on Molo at Nandi Bears while Eldoret and Egerton fight it out for the third position at Moi Annex Campus.

Western Region

The Western Region has a single fixture on their week 13 match day; that is Webuye RFC hosting Bungoma RFC. Webuye has won three matches of the six they have played while Bungoma has only won two of their six matches. Nyanza region is slated to have two fixtures as they enter their week 9; leaders Citam Kisumu take on fifth placed Mbale RFC at the Maseno University grounds while the battle between the third and fourth see Homa Bay RFC travel to their hosts Siaya RFC playground.

All matches in the four regions will kick off at 3:00PM in their respective venues.

Coast Region

Week 13 in this region sees second place Spartans RC playing seventh place Shepherds RFC at 2:00pm as a curtain raiser for the Shoxxs RFC Taita against Taita Taveta University match that will kick off at 4:00pm at Wundanyi Stadium. The second Venue, Pwani University will host the matches between Coast Raiders and Malindi at 2:00PM followed by Pwani Sharks taking on Technical University of Mombasa at 4:00PM

-Wambui Mumbi





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