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Strathmore complicates race as Orange smells 11th title



Lilian Aura of Strathmore University Scorpions

Kenya Hockey Union 2010 mens premier league title race is wide open.

Strathmore University Gladiators hard fought 2 – 1 win over last seasons semi-finalists Greend Sharks denied Kenya Police the early celebration they had hoped for. The university side eliminated the Sharks with the same margin at the semi-final of last season. The police side now top the league with one match to go while KCA-University and Strathmore follow closely tied at 17 points. Premier league debutants KCA-U have a superior goal difference.

The womens league is a seasled deal with Orange ladies leading by over 10 points. The Orange ladies drubbed Sliders 3 goals to 1 in a Saturday afternoon encounter at City Park, Nairobi. The win almost guarantees the Orange ladies an 11th consecutive win, confirming their dominance of the Kenya Hockey Union ladies league.

Other matches in the KHU ladies league saw the renewed Virgin Vikings maintain their good run buy holding debutants Strathmore Scorpions to a 1 all draw. Kimathi University also had a 1-all drwa with Barbarians in the KHU mens national league match.

Weekend summary:
Virgin Vikings vs Strathmore Univ. Scorpions [ 1 - 1 ]
Green Sharks vs Strathmore Univ. Gladiators [ 1 - 2 ]
Orange Ladies vs Sliders [ 3 - 1]
kimathi Univ. vs The Barbarians [ 1 - 1 ]

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