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Butali Sugar meets Green Sharks in battle of titans

Unbeaten Butali Sugar Warriors will face off with Green Sharks in this weekend’s Kenya Hockey Union in men’s premier League at City Park.

The two top teams meeting will be the top match since the league began as second placed Green Sharks will be seeking to end the unbeaten run for Butali Sugar among other ten matches to be played this weekend.

In women’s category, bitter rivals USIU Spartans will face off with Strathmore side The Scorpions on Sunday at the same venue as Technical University of Kenya (TUK) at the tail tackle USIU men.

Green Sharks second and Butali Sugar third, the area of focus will be with the two sides as they try to topple Kenya Police currently leading the standings.

Thr trio have a difference on a single point from each other. Second placed Sharks have garnered 26 points, a difference of eight from Police leading the table while Butali Sugar has 25 points.

After finishing 4th in last season will be revenging against Butali who won 2-0 last season at the play offs semifinals.

Butali on the other hand will be aiming to keep their unbeaten run in check as they aim to reclaim second spot.

There will be no love lost as Spartans and Scorpions clash in the university derby. Spartans are on a good run after winning their last six matches to sit in second place.

They are on 21 points, six behind leaders Telkom and five ahead of fourth placed Scorpions. A win for Spartans will move them to within three points of Orange on the standings. The John Kabuu-coached Spartans hit nine past Multimedia in their last encounter.

FIXTURES

Saturday

Premier women: Strathmore v Multimedia- 10am

National men: Impala v Daystar University- 12noon, Dedan Kimathi v Kabarak- 2pm

Premier Men: Parkroad Badgers v KCAU- 4pm, Butali v Greensharks- 6pm

Sunday

National men: UON v Kabarak- 9am, Gorilla v Parkroad Tigers- 1pm

Premier women: Strathmore v USIU Spartans – 11am

Premier Men: KU Vultures v Sikh Union- 3pm, USIU v TUK -5pm

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