. Mwamba RFC parade their Kabeberi 7s trophy at RFUEA Grounds on Sun 6 Sept 2015 after coming from behind to see off Impala Saracens 26-22 in the final Cup game. Photo credit - Mwamba RFC
Mwamba lift Kabeberi 7s
By Patrick Korir | Sun 06 Sep, 2015 22:19

Mwamba RFC claimed their own tourney – the Kabeberi 7s after knocking out Impala Saracens 26-22 in the final played at the RFUEA Grounds on Sunday 6 September, 2015. 

Ian Minjire got the first points on the board for Impala, with Nato Simiyu converting for a 7-0 lead in the second minute before stretching the scores to 12-0 with a try of his own the next minute.

Sibling

But Mwamba rallied for a 14-12 lead within the next three minutes, scores that stood at half time, with tries from siblings Humphrey Kayange and Michael Agevi, both converted by atheir other sibling Collins Injera. The interchange continued in the next half as George Okowa grounded one for Impala, to lead 17-14. 

Injera then got one for Mwamba sending his side 19-17 ahead before Paul Mutsami swung it back Impala’s way with a try for a 22-19 lead. Mwamba had the last laugh when a Shaban Ahmed try and Injera conversion closed the scores at 26-22. for their first Kabeberi 7s title since 2010. 

For a place in the final, Mwamba stopped Kabras Sugar 19-7 in the semis as Impala beat Dala 7s and Prinsloo winner Nakuru RFC 12-7. Homeboyz beat KCB 12- 10 to take home the Plate as Nondies beat Western Bulls 20-07. 

The Technical University of Kenya (TUK) in their fist time of asking in Division one, after being promoted after Prinsloo 7s, lifted the Shield after blanking the ever improving Makueni RFC 17-0. 

Results –Sunday 6 September 

Main Cup Final: Mwamba 26 Impala Saracens 22

3rd/4th playoff: Kabras 12 Nakuru 0

Semis: Mwamba 19 Kabras Sugar 7; Impala 12 Nakuru RFC 7

Quarters; KCB 10 Mwamba 19; Kabras 17 Quins 12; Strathmore 5 Impala 26; Nakuru 8 Homeboyz 5 (AET)

Plate Final: Homeboyz 12 KCB 10

Semis: Homeboyz 17 Strathmore 0; KCB 12 Quins 7

Bowl Final: Nondies 20 Western Bulls 7

Semis: Western Bulls 31 Monks 5; Nondies 22 JKUAT 5

Quarters; Bulls 15 Blad 5; Monks 10 Makueni 7; Nondies 31 Kisii 14; JKUAT 17 TUK 7

Shield Final: TUK 15 Makueni 0

Semis: Blak Blad 12 Makueni 22; Kisii 17 TUK 21

Patrick Korir
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