Kisumu RFC bagged their first Kenya Cup win of the season beating travelling Nondies 19-17 on matchday 2 at the Kisumu Mamboleo Stadium, Saturday Nov 2, 2019.
It was a big result for Kisumu RFC who were promoted from the Championship last season. Their matchday 1 game was a 89-0 demolition by last season runners up Kabras Sugar. Nondies on their side had lost 14-26 to Impala Saracens.
Jaycox Mwavali and Oscar Othonje were on the scoresheet for Kisumu RFC in the first half with Felix Otieno adding the third to lead 19-5. Nondies pulled back through Stevo Odhiambo and fullback Phares Mbadi.
In Nairobi, Kabras Sugar picked their second win in a row beating Mwamba 9-43 at the Railways Club. Six tries did the job for Kabras to hand Mwamba their first defeat of the new season.
Charlton Mokua, Timoci Senate, Jone Kubu and Nakaragua Abisai were all on the scoresheet in the second half for Kabras Sugar.
Kabras next host Impala Saracens on matchday 3 as Mwamba play home to Kisumu RFC while Nondies will be on the road to Kenyatta University.
Kenya Cup week 1
Mwamba 9 Kabras 43
Resolution Impala 57 BlakBlad 9
Western Bulls 21 Menengai Oilers 27
Kenya Harlequins 20 KCB 32
Top Fry Nakuru 10 Homeboyz 15
Kisumu 19 Nondecsripts 17