KCB retains Kenya Cup title with 29-24 win over Kabras Sugar
KCB rugby team- Kenya Cup champions 2018
On Saturday 24th March 2018, KCB emerged the champions of the 2018 Kenya Cup Rugby tournament after winning against Kabras Sugar with a 29-24 score.
The competitive match saw both sides challenge each other; although, KCB managed to secure an early lead over Kabras Sugar. Kabras lost one of their players, Asuman Mugerwa, and were soon down to 14 men after Asuman’s early exit to the sin-bin. By the half-time break KCB was leading the scores with 19 and Kabras close behind with 13.
The match resumed for the second half with KCB camping in the Kabras 22 but the visitors started inching forward, drawing a penalty from a KCB infringement. Wokorach drilled home the penalty to cut the deficit to 19-16, a crucial score for the side from Kakamega.
The frenetic game continued as each team struggled to gain leverage over the other. Eventually, KCB emerged victorious. Claiming their sixth Kenya Cup title after wins in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2015 and 2017.