Kisii tame Murang’a as Kisumu, Nairobi scramble for top of the table in KICOSA showdown

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Kisii County kicked off the day two of the ninth edition of the annual Kenya Inter-Counties Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) Games in Kisumu with a bang!

The 2016 football champions thrashed Murang’a 2-0 in their fast match to register their first three points.

The Ministry of Devolution also registered a narrow 1-0 victory over Nandi.

We are the defending champions, the pressure is not on us but our opponents because we are used to winning

Phylis Nanzala

Basketball

Overall KICOSA defending champions Nairobi beat Bungoma 27-16 in basketball to kick off their basketball title defence.

Kimberly Olanga scored eight points in the first quarter to put Nairobi ahead as Sheila Simiyu dropped 6 points in the last two quarters to seal the win at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Sportsground.

Speaking after the win, Nairobi captain Phylis Nanzala said they were on the move to defend their title hoping to win all their matches.

“We are the defending champions, the pressure is not on us but our opponents because we are used to winning,” said Nanzala.

Highest points

Hosts Kisumu showed their prowess taking home the highest points of the day.

They beat Kericho 52-4 in the matched that seemed easy on their end.

In other matches Vihiga beat Kiambu 17-16 as Uasin Gishu thrashed Embu 40-6.

In Tug of War, Kisumu Ladies humbled Nyeri County 3-0 as Meru lost 3-0 to Kisii County.

KICOSCA Games Results

Basketball

Men

Bungoma 32 Uasin 10

Turkana 41 Kiambu 45

Kisumu 68 Kericho 11

Ladies

Kisumu 52 Kericho 4

Uasin Gishu 40 Embu 6

Bungoma 15 Nairobi 27

Vihiga 17 Kiambu 16

Netball

Kakamega 25 Muranga 2

Kiambu31 Samburu 2

Kericho 6 Kilifi 17

Narok 19 Nyandarua 10

Meru 08 Devolution 25

Busia 45 Tana 01

Nairobi 26 Homa 19

Mombasa 22 migori 15

Nakuru 08 Samburu 07

Bungoma 44 Muranga 04

Nairobi 30 Siaya 14

Kisumu 33 Kilifi 07

Kisii 18 Vihiga 05

Nyeri 00 Tana 14

Tug of War

Ladies

Kisumu 3-0 Nyeri

Kisii 3-0 Meru ladies

Men

Laikipia 3-0 Busia men

Nairobi 1-2 Nakuru men

Mombasa 0-3 Kisii

Austine Ogalo
Austine Ogalohttp://www.lakeregionbulletin.co.ke
Lake Region Bulletin is your one stop multi-media platform for news and stories from the Lake Region counties of Kisumu, Siaya, Homabay ,Migori, Siaya, Kissi,Nyamira, Vihiga, Kakamega, Busia, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia, Nandi, Kericho and Bomet email:ogalo@lakeregionbulletin.co.ke austineogalo02@gmail.com

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