Hosts The University of Eldoret have qualified to play in the semifinals of the ongoing Kenya University Sports Federation (KUSF) balls games national play-offs.
Taking home advantage, the soccer women have taken the lead in pool C after gaining 4 points from two matches played.
After a barren draw against Mount Kenya University (MKU) in the opening fixtures, the Josphat Pilishi coached side thrashed Technical Unversity of Mombasa 4-0 to take the lead.
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) and hosts UoE dominated the championships in their respective pools.
Having the largest contingent of 10 teams out of 12, MMUST won hockey women, handball men in their opening fixtures.
In hockey women, MMUST defeated Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 3-0. In handball, MMUST also beat JKUAT 18-13 to take the lead in their pools.
MMUST head of games Geoffrey Barasa said that he wants to lift the overall title at the end of the championships.
“We came here with a purpose and with this large contingent, we have to secure better results in all categories,” said Barasa.
Hosts UOE managed to win hockey by a solitary goal against The University of Nairobi (UoN).
In football, the hosts women played to a barren draw against Mount Kenya University (MKU) in their opening fixtures.
Head coach Josephat Pilishi said that MKU have been a worthy opponent and they have been meeting in all major events.
“We have been playing with MKU in many championships where we have been winning by a small margin but this time, they managed to hold us. This shows that they have improved to much. They are the most difficult opponents,” said Pilishi
Hokey quartefinal pairing
- MMUST vs DeKUT
- Strathmoore vs Kisii
- Moi vs KeMU
- JKUAT vs UoN
- UoE vs Moi
- Strathmore vs Kisii
- KCA vs UoN
- Kirinyaga vs MMUST