Austin Sikutwa and John Brian were the stars as Menengai Boys was crowned the champions of the in concluded Rift Valley Secondary school Sports Association (RVSSSA) in rugby15′s.
The two e critical role as Menengai beat Kapsabet Boys 10-0 in a final match played St. Joseph Boys’ Kitale.
Sikutwa scored a penalty for his school before converting Brian’s Try for a 10-0.
Played on a slippery surface because of rain, the Nakuru county champions will represent the larger Rift Valley at the national games in Embu next month.
Both teams failed to make a cut in the first half but Sikutwa broke the deadlock with is superb penalty kick to give Menengai a 3-0 lead.
On 38th minute, Sikutwa shot bounced on Kapsabet’s try line and Brian capitalised on Griffin Kimeli’s nock on to touch on ball the for first try that was converted by Sikukwa to for 10-0 win.
Erick Yego could have given Kapsabet the lead but his try, direct from line out was ruled Offside.
Menengai Coach Kennedy Njagi was optimistic that this year they have to prove their worth at the nationals.
He addimited that the games were competitive and emerging top in thirteen teams was not easy.
The match against Laiser Hill was the hard one compared with the score but today we played well, changing our game and capitalise on our opponents weakness,” said Njagi who promised to snatch the nationals title from Kakamega boys.
“Expect good news at the nationals. This year we have decided to concentrate on 15s,” added Njagi, the former student of Menengai.
But his opponent Ivan Osinde said his side missed great opportunities to beat Menengai.
“We had what it takes to win this match but we slept,” said Osinde.
At semi-final Menengai won by 3-0 against Laiser Hill while Kapsabet walloped Baringo Boys 24-04