Cereals stop soldiers to win men’s Super Cup crown

Çereals’ Timothy Kirimi bagged six, Robert Maranga and Sande managed four, and William Malui three.

In Summary

•”Beating a team twice is not easy. We knew it was going to be a tight match but we were sure of emerging winners,” said NCPB coach Dan Eshikumo.

•For KDF, Frank Kiplagat shot six, Imo and Noah Cheruiyot managed five each while Nicholas Ireri scored another three.

KDF's Kelvin Imo (C) tries to shoot against Peter Odhiambo and Clinton Maiko of NCPB during the Super Cup final at Nyayo Stadium

(KDF’s Kelvin Imo (C) tries to shoot against Peter Odhiambo and Clinton Maiko of NCPB during the Super Cup final at Nyayo Stadium
Image: .ERICK BARASA)

National Cereals and Produce Board beat Kenya Defence Forces 29-26 in the final to retain the Super Cup at Nyayo National Stadium.

The millers got off to a superb start but the soldiers rallied smartly to lock the tie 9-9,  setting off a nip-and-tuck encounter to the delight of the crowd.

NCPB wasted two late penalties as halftime approached but they did well to hang on to a 15-14 margin as the two teams went into the breather.Read more

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