The Star (Nairobi)

19 May 2011

Kenya: Holders Obambo Beat Former Champions Kisumu Girls

NYANZA secondary schools netball holders Obambo started their title defence on high, thumping former holders Kisumu Girls 48-6 as the Term two 'A' games entered the second day in Migori yesterday. Obambo dominated the former champions, terrorising them throughout the game which was played at Migori Teachers Training College. Ogande became the first team to qualify to the quarterfinals after recording two impressive wins. In the first match, Ogande narrowly defeated Got Abiero 22-19 and also hit Nyarach 17-15. In another netball match, Migori's minnows Nyarach upset fancied Nyakach 30-11 while Gucha's Nyoera beat Kisii's Ong'incha 26-5. In other matches, Moi Nyabohanse beat Nyakamba 22-10 while Kobala beat Ongincha 23-1.

In boys' handball, defending champions Sawagongo narrowly defeated Suba's Lambwe 25-24 and drew with minnows Machururiati 20-20 in the second game. Machururiati hit Thurgem 25-13 while Ramba defeated Alara 15-9. In the girls' category, Siger booked a quarter-final berth after winning their two opening matches. They beat Siger Sae 31-15 before rolling over Isamwera 14-6.

According to the Nyanza Province Secondary Schools Sports Association secretary Tom Ocholla, athletics will be held on Friday and Saturday at Migori stadium.

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