Strathmore close gap on Telkom to four points

Strathmore University rose to second place in the Kenya Hockey Union Premier League log after registering the biggest win of the weekend, a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Jkuat.
Strathmore hit their 23rd point of the season in 10 games, cutting the gap on run-away leaders Telkom to four points. Strathmore have had a good run in their recent outings with seven wins, two draws and one loss, to sit second on the log, a point ahead of USIU.
University of Nairobi’s quest to a first win of the season was dealt a major blow following a 4-1 loss to Jkuat.
The result left them at the bottom of the log with a point from nine games. A 3-0 win for Vikings over Mombasa Sports Club saw them take their tally to 15 points, joint with Jkuat but the students enjoy a superior goal difference to sit fifth.
Telkom, who are yet to taste defeat in the campaign, stay at the summit of the standings despite being off duty over the weekend. A one hundred percent win record in nine games for the defending champions still remains unchallenged.
In the men’s category, defending champions Strathmore University’s chances of retaining their crown was halted again by KCA University in a 2-3 loss. The result sunk the reigning champions to 13th with 10 points. Their counterparts KCA rose from 14th to 10th with 11 points.
Struggling Technical University lost to Parklands Sports Club 4-1 to leave them at the bottom of the log with just four points. Parklands moved a spot high from ninth on 15 points.
A 5-0 win over Wazalendo was effect-less for Nairobi Sikh’s position in the standings as they remained glued to fifth spot despite taking their tally to 21.
Kenya Police top the standings with 37 points after 13 matches. Butali Warriors and Greensharks are second and third respectively.

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