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Ulinzi, Kenya Prison register big wins

Ulinzi and Kenya Prison recorded 100% wins at the second leg of Kenya Netball Federation (KNF) National league that came to an end today at 64 Stadium in Eldoret.

As KNF president Jonah Chemagut cries foul for lack of sponsorship and publicity for the federation.

Ulinzi defeated defending champions Western Stima in the Super women’s title chase that concludes in December.

The soldiers started on a high, beating power men 26-23 and followed 50-08 thrashing on Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and ended the three-day campaign with a 39-10 against St. John’s Ambulance in their last match to top the table ahead of the third leg to be held at Ruiru Stadium for Magereza Cup.

After losing to Ulinzi, Western Stima went ahead to win their two matches in 35-13 and 31-20 against KNH and St. Johns while KNH lost all their matches.

Kenya Prison won all their matches in  Super Men category following their 11-29 thrashing of Homabay County, 51-14 win over Uasin Gishu and a 39-04 humiliating against Kipkaren.  

Homabay, after losing the opener, defeated Uasin Gishu 18-15 and 17-04 to Kipkaren as the latter lost the last game to Uasin Gishu.

In Division One Ladies, Homabay County reigned supreme with three out of three wins. They edged out neigbours Kisumu County 11-33 followed by a 45-08 thrashing of Eldowas and a 29-04 beating of Mwalimu National Sacco.

Kisumu won 21-11 and 31-05 over Eldowas and Mwalimu Sacco.

Chemagut said that County governments should support netball teams in their counties to foster the sport.

“For us to come up with a national team, let county governments adopt a team and promote it. Through such initiatives, we will come up with a good national team,” said Chemagut.

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