Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) rugby sevens champions Kenyatta University (KU) will start their campaign against Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in the inaugural KUSA-15’s-aside.
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The university rugby, which was launched today, has attracted eight teams that kicks off on 29th September at University of Nairobi grounds.
Blak Blad won three out of five meetings across the country to be crowned champions. KU leads pool A alongside JKUAT Egerton University (EGU) Wasps and Technical University of Mombasa (TUM)
Three time Kenya Cup champions University of Nairobi’s Mean Machine launch their campaign against University of Eldoret (UoE) side Trojans.
Leading pool B, Machine will face off with Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), The Monks, Technical University of Kenya (TUK).
The launch today at UoN, the organisers, Sports Options managing director Aggrey Chabeda indicated that the league will adopt a festival format with matches being played at one venue.
The first leg will be played on September 28 at the University of Nairobi grounds with the second leg being hosted at Catholic University of East Africa on October 6.
KU grounds will stage the third leg on October 13 with Egerton grounds taking their turn to stage the semi-finals on October 20. The play-off and final will be played on October 27 at the University of Nairobi.
Pool A: Kenyatta University (KU), Egerton University (EGU), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Technical University of Mombasa (TUM)
Pool B: University of Nairobi (UoN), Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), University of Eldoret (UoE), Technical University of Kenya (TUK)
Sep 29: CEUA v Tuk (1am); EGU v Tum (12pm); UoN v UoE (2pm), KU v JKUAT (4pm)- UoN
Oct 6: CUEA v UoE (10am); EGU v JKUAT (12pm); KU v Tum (2pm); UoN v TUK (4pm)-CUEA
Oct: 13: UoE v. TUK (10am); JKUAT v TUM (12pm); UoN v CUEA (2pm); KU v EGU (4pm)-KU
Oct 20: Semi-finals 12pm and 4pm)- EGU
Oct 27: Play-off (12pm), Final (4pm)