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Moi Arsonists lift inaugural Koitalel 7s
By Raga House | Mon 15 Oct, 2018 11:21

Moi University aka Arsonists took home Koitalel 7s by beating cross-town foes Eldoret RFC Eldoret RFC 10-5 at the Nandi Bears club on Sunday 14 October.

The game was locked at 5-5 at the break but one more try in the second half separated the two sides.

Also read Western Bulls, Kitale headline Koitalel 7s

For a place in the final Eldoret RFC saw off Kaimosi 5-0 as Arsonist had a narrow 19-17 win over Eldoret Polytechnic.

Eldoret Polytechnic settled for Bronze after a 12-0 win over Kaimosi as Kitale RFC went home with the Plate after a slim 5-0 win over Chomoka Rugby (Musingu High School)

Commenting on the team Ben Amboko of Kitale RFC said;

The tournament was great and we enjoyed it fully. There was a good combination of regional teams and all the teams were very competitive and the competition was tight. They all made it a good competition,”

“Moi University really wanted it bad and they went all the way and deserved to win it.”

12 teams were earmarked for the tournament but some such as Western Bulls and UoE Trojans did not attend after all.

Selected results - Day two - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Cup Final: Moi Arsonist 10 Eldoret RFC 5

Bronze final: Eldoret Polytechnic 12 Kaimosi 0

Plate final: Kitale RFC 5 Chomoka 0

Cup Semis: Eldoret RFC 5 Kaimosi 0, Moi Arsonist 19 Eldoret Polythecnic 17

Cup Quarters

Moi Arsonist 12 Kitale RFC 7

Eldoret Poly 14 Flames 5

Eldoret RFC 27 Nandi RFC 0

Chomoka Rugby 14 Kaimosi Rugby 19

Original groups

Pool A: Moi Arsonist, Kaimosi Friends, Eldoret Falcons

Pool B: Kitale RFC, UoE Trojans, Nandi Bears

Pool C: Western Bulls, Eldoret RFC, Malakisi RFC

Pool D: Chomoka Rugby Club, Eldoret Poly, Flames Rugby Club

Standby: Wakulima RFC

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