Titleholders KCB Host Promoted Menengai Oilers In Kenya Cup Opener

Nov 21 - by SPN Correspondent for sportpesa news

New domestic top flight rugby season kicks-off on Saturday with four fixtures on the cards

Kenya Cup champions, KCB RFC celebrate bagging the crown. PHOTO/File

  • This encounter headlines a double header that sees Kenya Harlequin play Stanbic Mwamba in the 4pm kick off  (+3GMT) at the same venue
  • The Kenya Cup's league phase will run until April 6, 2019 paving way for the Top Six play-offs on April 27 with the semis and finals set for May 4 and 11 in that order.

NAIROBI, Kenya- The 2018/19 Kenya Cup season begins this Saturday with six matches on the cards. 

Champions KCB get the season underway when they play newbies Menengai Oilers in the 2pm kickoff at the RFUEA Ground. 

This encounter headlines a double header that sees Kenya Harlequin play Stanbic Mwamba in the 4pm kick off  (+3GMT) at the same venue. 

These two matches will be aired live on Bamba Sports.

Other fixtures on match day one pit Kabras Sugar at home to Mean Machine who return to the top flight after being relegated at the close of the 2016/17 season.

Strathmore Leos host Top Fry Nakuru at Madaraka. Resolution Impala Saracens will entertain Blak Blad at the Impala Club with Menengai Cream Homeboyz squaring it off with Nondescripts.

The Kenya Cup's league phase will run until April 6, 2019 paving way for the Top Six play-offs on April 27 with the semis and finals set for May 4 and 11 in that order.

Saturday Kenya Cup match day 1 fixtures (all times +3GMT)

KCB v Menengai Oilers - 2pm, RFUEA Ground

Kenya Harlequin v Stanbic Mwamba - 4pm, RFUEA Ground

Kabras Sugar v Mean Machine - 4pm, Kakamega

Strathmore Leos v Top Fry Nakuru - 4pm, Madaraka

-Report by Michael Kwambo