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Kenya Cup: KCB face Kabras Sugar in final match

Kabras Sugar is the only team standing on the way for Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) to defend the Kenya Cup title.

The two feared teams face off again at the Kenya Cup final, a repeat of 2017 edition where KCB beat Sugar Millers in a final match

KCB will be chasing their 6th Kenya Cup title against the 2016 Kenya Cup champions Kabras Sugar at the KCB Ruaraka grounds, which is expected to be a difficult affair come Saturday.

KCB having beaten Kabras Sugar in all their six past outings, including the bankers’ 41-12 victory in their last outing on February 24, and in two Cup finals.

Kabras beat Homeboyz 29-13 and set up final date with KCB, who edged Impala Saracens 15-0.

KCB beat Kabras Sugar 27-3 to lift their fourth Kenya Cup title during the 2014/2015 season. Earlier in the regular season, KCB had beaten the sugar millers, who were making their debut in Kenya Cup, 13-3.

KCB might have hit Kabras 40-15 in the regular 2015/2016 season, but it’s the sugar millers who would go on to lift the Kenya Cup that season, beating Impala Saracens 22-5 in the final.

KCB reclaimed the Kenya Cup title during the 2016/2017 season, thrashing Kabras Sugar 36-8 in the final.

Before winning in 2015 and 2017,  KCB had clinched Kenya Cup back-to-back in 2005 to 2007. The bankers had managed a slim 22-17 victory over Kabras in the regular season.

 

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