Murang’a won their opening two matches as the 10th edition of Kenya Medical Training College Games entered Day 3 at the Shanzu Teachers’ Training College, ground in Mombasa yesterday. Muranga beat Kisii 3-0 and trounced Eldoret 3-1.
Against Kisii, Dalmas Juma (4th minute), Salim Juma (17th) and Claudia Mbadu (68th) were on target for Muranga while Ian Ikadi (13th), Victor Ochieng (29th) and Simon Wanjiru, who scored a penalty in the 79th minute, did the trick against Eldoret. Godfrey Oduor netted a consolation goal for the losers in the 76th minute.
Kisii continued with their poor run when they succumbed to Kitui 1-0 in their second match with Smith Ng’eno scoring the lone goal in the 37th minute.
In another match, Eldoret played to a 1-1 all draw against Nakuru. Victor Ochieng opened the scoring for Eldoret in the 29th minute before Moses Mutinda leveled the scores for Nakuru in the 76th minute.
In women’s volleyball, Kisii held nerve to win against Thika 3-2 ( 21 25, 25 -10,16-25, 26-24 and 15-7) as Webuye saw off Port Reitz 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-16).
In the men’s category, hosts Mombasa registered two wins against Eldoret 3-0 (25-20, 27-25, 25-23) and laboured to a 3-2 (27-25,24-26,27-29,25-20 and 15-5) win against Thika. Eldoret, who had lost against Mombasa, beat Lake Victoria 3-1(26-24,25-21,25-11,25-22). At the same time, Nairobi won two matches against Elodret 3-0 (25-20,25-10,21-25,25-19) before coming from a set down to overpower Lake Victoria 3-1(22-25,25-16, 25-20, 25-22).
In handball, Msambweni women’s team played to 9-9 draw before they losing 6-20 to Nairobi as Vihiga squeezed a 11-10 win against Nyeri. In the men’s category, Kisii walloped Kitale 23-14 as Port Retz won against Meru 12-11. Kitale beat Nakuru 18-15. In rugby 7s, Port Reitz beat Eldoret 38-0 and lost 22-2 to Murang’a 22-2 and 20-0 against Homabay. Homabay then recovered to beat Eldoret 34-0 as Nairobi lost to Murang’a 12-7. The games were officially open by the Ministry of Heath Permanent Secretary, Julius Korir.