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Stalemate as round robin fails to produce KMTC football champion

Disadvantages of playing in round robin were exhibited on Friday during the final day of Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Games came to an end today at Chebisaas High school ground.

The system failed to determine the winner in men’s football between Nairobi and Kakamega and Kakamega campuses who claimed they were the champions.

Both teams having played four matches, accumulated eight points with four goal difference. With lack of official stats, the boardroom failed to distinguish the winner.

In today’s last match, the two teams played to a barren draw. Nairobi started with 2-0 against Embu, barren draw against Bondo, thrashed Machakos 4-2 and scoreless against kakamega.

Kakamega side, started with a 2-0 win against Machakos, bareen draw against Bondo and 2-0 against Embu.

Nairobi claimed they had superior goals while kakamega said in the entire tournamengt, they had not conceded any goal.

It was the second title for Meru campus when they won rugby-fifteen-a-side.

Meru won two out of four matches to claim 15s title on Friday to add on the 7s title they won on Tuesday at the same venue.

The champions began on a low note, by drawing against Nakuru with two unconverted tries for both team before trouncing Bungoma 28-03, beat Homabay 18-06 and thrashed Mombasa 46-0 to lift the title for the first time.

Nairobi defended their men’s volleyball title they won last year in Nyeri last year after wining four out of four matches on order.

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