Sixteen teams will be in action in the first round of Enterprise Cup that kicks off this weekend with Kenya Cup taking a break.
Enterprise defending champions Homeboyz, Kabras Sugar, 2018 semifinalists Impala Saracens, Blak Blad, Nondescripts, Mwamba, Nakuru and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) were given byes following their top finish in the tournament.
Nine time champion Kenya Harlequins will play their Ngong road rivals Impala Saracens at RFUEA Grounds on Saturday. The Sarris defeated Quins in last weekend’s Kenya Cup tie.
The Ngong Road derby winner will play Homeboyz in the second round on March 9.
With changed format of Enterprise Cup coming between Kenya Cup, Quins, Ngong RFC Menengai Oilers, Strathmore University Leos and Mean Machine will; battle in the first round..
Leos will take on JKUAT Cougars at Madaraka Den with the winner getting a
ticket to battle Impala Saracens.
Kisumu RFC play South Coast Pirates in Kisumu where the winner will get to encounter Blak Blad while Kabras Sugar await the winners between Mombasa RFC and Moi University in the first round match to be played at Mombasa Sports Club.
Menengai Oilers will host Catholic University’s Monks at the Nakuru Showground with the winner meeting Nondies in the second round. Machine and Masinde Muliro will face off at the University of Nairobi for a second round date with Stanbic Mwamba while KCB awaits the winners between Kisii and University of Eldoret. Western Bulls and Egerton will clash at Kakamega High School with the winners out to face Nakuru in the second.
Enterprise Cup first round fixture
- Kenya Harlequins vs Impala Saracens- RFUEA Grounds.
- Strathmore Leos vs JKUAT Cougars- Madaraka Den
- Kisumu RFC vs South Coast Pirates-Kisumu
- Mombasa RFC vs Moi University-Mombasa Sports Club
- Menengai Oilers vs Monks- Nakuru Showground
- Machine vs Masinde Muliro-University of Nairobi
- Kisii RFC vs University of Eldoret-Kisii
- Western Bulls vs Egerton-Kakamega High School
Additional information Daily Nation