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Kenya Cup start date announced, ESS returns
By Raga House | Tue 18 Oct, 2022 16:15

The Kenya Rugby Union has confirmed 26 November as the kickoff date for the 2022/23 Kenya Cup league.

This season’s league will again feature 12 teams, including promoted sides Catholic Monks and Mean Machine and will be played on a one off, round robin format with the top four sides at the close of the league phase qualifying for the semifinal playoffs set for Saturday 4 March 2023. This season’s final will be played on Saturday 11 March 2023 at a yet to be determined venue.

The bottom two sides at the close of the regular season will be relegated to the second tier KRU Championship.

View the full Kenya Cup fixtures here https://www.kenyacup.co.ke/upcoming/kenyacup/

The Eric Shirley Shield, which, in recent seasons has served as the Kenya Cup reserve league, returns for the first time since the COVID19 disrupted 2019/20 season.

Download the complete 2022/23 league calendar here https://www.kru.co.ke/download/kenya-rugby-union-2022-23-season-calendar/

Matchday 1:
Kabras Sugar vs Catholic Monks
Menengai Oilers vs Mean Machine
KCB vs Kenya Harlequin
Strathmore Leos vs MMUST
Mwamba vs Homeboyz
Blak Blad vs Nakuru


-KRU Media

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