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Kenya Lionesses qualified for the 2023 Rugby Africa Cup after seeing off hosts Uganda 23-3 in the Eastern Region Rugby Africa Women’s Cup Group B encounter at the Wankulukuku Stadium in Kampala, Uganda.

The Dennis Mwanja-coached side now proceeds to next year’s Group A which has continental champions South Africa, Zimbabwe. and Namibia.

The 2023 tournament also serves as a qualifier for the 2023 world cup.
Kenya dominated proceedings in all facets of play, touching down three tries, a conversion, and two penalties against Uganda’s penalty to ease to victory.

Ann Goretti gave Kenya the lead in the 12th minute after crossing over the whitewash for an unconverted try before she added a penalty moments later for an 8-0 halftime lead.
In the final half, Grace Adhiambo maintained Kenya's advantage after catching the Ugandan defense unaware with a drop goal before Charlotte Musonda converted the hosts first points through a penalty for a 11-3.

Christabel Lindo would then stretch Kenyas lead to 16-3 with a corner post try before Rose Atieno dotted Lionesses third try that was converted by Goretti for a 23-3 win. Kenya in the process finished top of the group with nine points.

The Lionesses began their journey to World Cup on the front foot after seeing off Zambia 36-17 last Saturday.
Uganda finished second with five points from their 36-17 victory against Zambia on Tuesday last week. - Washington Onyango, The Standard

 

BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya set a new world record of two hours, one minute and nine seconds to claim the 48th Berlin Marathon title here on Sunday.

The 37-year-old Kenyan staged a dominant performance and bettered his own record from 2018 by 30 seconds with a wire-to-wire victory.

Kipchoge and his pacemakers immediately took the lead after the start. Only Ethiopia's Andamlak Belihu and fellow countryman Guye Adola were able to keep up with Kipchoge, as the trio beat the previous world record time at the 13-kilometer mark by 40 seconds.

As the race progressed, Adola couldn't hold the pace and had to drop out of the leading group. Belihu remained on Kipchoge's heels until the 26-kilometer mark, before Kipchoge relentlessly pushed on the pace as the last pacemaker had left the track.

Although Kipchoge had shrugged off his last chaser at the 26-kilometer mark, he kept his foot on the gas pedal and crossed the finish line in 2:01:09. Kipchoge has won 17 of the last 19 marathon races.

Kipchoge's compatriot Mark Korir finished second in 2:05:58, and Ethiopia's Tadu Abate came in third by clocking 2:06:28.

"I am happy with my preparations. The victory is the result of great teamwork with my trainers, sponsors and materials. I owe this world record to my whole team," said Kipchoge.

"My family and young people keep motivating me. I will now celebrate my victory with my team," the world record holder added.

Ethiopia's Tigist Assefa won the women's category with the third best time of 2:15:37. Only Kenya's Brigid Kosgei and Britain's Paula Radcliffe were faster in Berlin.

Kenya's Rosemary Wanjiru finished second in 2:18:00, followed by Ethiopia's Tigist Abayechew in 2:18:03. - Xinhua

 

Kenyan Premier League champions, Tusker, played out a hard-fought one-all draw against Ulinzi Stars in a pre-season friendly match at Ruaraka grounds on Thursday.

New signing Eric Mata — acquired from Kariobangi Sharks — fired the brewers into the lead, before Masuta Masita's strike rescued the soldiers from defeat.

The two teams used the encounter to gauge their strength ahead of the 2022/23 Kenyan Premier League season which kicks off on September 10.

Tusker, who will be eyeing a third consecutive title in the new season, have played two friendly matches thus far, beating Sofapaka 2-1 and Division One side Bongonaya 3-0.

Ulinzi Stars face AFC Leopards at Nyayo in their next build-up match on Sunday. - Tony Mballa, The Star

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