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Six qualify for National nationwide quarters
By Eric Njiru | Sat 30 Mar, 2019 19:37

Six teams confirmed their place in the national Nationwide quarterfinals after regional semifinals on Sat March 30, 2019.

In Nairobi, Northern Suburbs and MKU Stingers set up a regional final on Saturday April 6 after winning their respective semis. Stingers beat Shamas 19-17 while Suburbs saw off Swara 17-15.

Both will seek to see who goes to the national quarters as position one.

In Rift Valley, Moi University and Eldoret will fly the flag after beating Kabarak 17-12 and Nandi 25-6 respectively.

Moi Uni and Eldoret are set to square out in the Rift Valley final on Sat April 6.

Maseno will be joined by either Jaramogi or Bungoma in the nationwide quarters after beating Citam Kisumu 21-5. Western region final is also set for Sat April 6.

Central region’s only flag bearer will be determined between Chuka Vikings and JKUAT Cougars also next weekend. Chuka beat Embu RFC 23-14 as JKUAT saw off Kiambu RFC 17-29.

Central nationwide winner will take on Rift Valley Champion- either Moi Uni or Eldoret RFC.

In Coast region, Malindi will take on TUM Marines in the final after beating Spartans 24-0 and South Coast Buccaneers 0-34 in Saturday’s semis. Coast region winner will play Western region winner.

REGIONAL SEMIS RESULTS
Nairobi Region:
Stingers 19 - Shamas Foundation 17
Northern Suburbs 17 - Swara 15

Final: Stingers vs Northern Suburbs

Central Region:
Kiambu 17 - Jkuat 29
Chuka 23 - Embu 14

Final: JKUAT vs Chuka Vikings

Rift Valley:
Moi University 17 - Kabarak 12
Eldoret RFC 25 - Nandi 6

Final: Moi Uni vs Eldoret

Western Region:
Jaramogi Oginga Uni vs Bungoma - TBC
Maseno 21 - Citam Kisumu 5

Final: 1 vs Maseno

Coast Region:
Malindi RFC 24 - Spartans 0 SC
Buccaneers 0 - Technical Uni Of Mombasa 34

Final: Malindi RFC vs TUM Marines


2019 - 2020 CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS
Following the conclusion of the above Nationwide competitions from the various regions the various winners (as per each regions allocations *) will progress as below:

Quarter Finals: 27th April 2019 
QF 1 =Western Rank 1 vs Coast Region Rank 1 
QF 2 =Rift Valley Region Rank 1 vs Central Region Rank 1 
QF 3 =Nairobi Region Rank 1 vs Western Region Rank 2 
QF 4 =Rift Valley Region Rank 2 vs Nairobi Region Rank 2

Semi Finals: 4th May 2019
SF 1 =Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 4 
SF 2 =Winner QF 2 vs Winners QF 3 

Finals 11th May 2019 
Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2 

*Both Qualify for Championship 2019-2020

Eric Njiru
ericnjiru41@gmail.com 0726205521
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