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Our Kenya Cup 23 Of The Season 2022/2023

At daily times ke we selected our standout 23 plus technical bench from the just concluded Kenya Cup Season. This was based on our analysis of how individual players stacked up compared to their counterparts positionwuse. Let us know what you think in the comments section. Forwards 1 Asuman Mugerwa 2 Eugene Sifuna 3 Ephraim Oduor 4 Elvis Olukusi 5 Hillary Odhiambo 6 George Nyambua 7 Felix Ojow 8 Chrispin Shitundo Backs 9 Samuel Asati 10 Ntabeni Dukisa 11 Lameck Ambetsa 12 Walter Okoth 13 Bryecon Adaka 14 Alfred Orege 15 Jone Kubu Impact 16 George Musila 17 Hillary Mwajilwa 18 Oscar Simiyu 19 Davis Chenge 20 Daniel Sikuta 21 Barry Robinson 22 Bildad Ogeta 23 Darwin Mukidza Technical bench Carlos Katywa Curtis Olago Paul Murunga Gibson Weru

Rugby Going Forward:The Fan Base

This weekend has set precedent of what National rugby should elicit. Rugby in its ethos is a community game and the community backing is what proppels global clubs and franchises to success. The link to the society is what determines whether at the very minimum, you have home advantage.  Kabras Rugby Club played host to the Kenya Cup final in a sold-out thriller versus arch rivals KCB, after having an impressive run of wins with no defeats. Their home advantage is something to ride on and has been a strength of the club for a while now with clubs that have won in the forest countable on one hand.  Kabras branded itself with the community of Kakamega town and the county and western region at large. It is the pride of the region. What sets them aside is the fact that the players are local boys who have come up in the region and are how playing at the highest level. This aside, Kabras is within the community, it is within touching distance of their home fans. This help

The 2022/23 Kenya Cup Concludes.

What a season this has been! Electrifying! Entertaining! and fan centric are the words I can find to define the 2022_23 Rugby season in Kenya as Champions Kabras cruised through the season undefeated.  The Kenya cup lived up to its billing by providing mouth-watering fixtures week in week out. The results of the final show it all. A closely contested league title between the big two clubs in the country at the moment.  The league was even tighter in the relegation fight as more that 6 teams were either tied on points or were a point from each other in the relegation zone. To guarantee yourself survival in the Kenya cup, a team has to gunner upwards of 15 points. This seems an easy fete however it is quite daunting to achieve. This is the fact as MMUST, and Fellow university students, Mean Machine failed to retain Kenya Cup status, and will take part in next seasons KRU Championship.  Seasoned Kenya Cup survivors Blak Blad made a quick escape from the drop zone by handing la