Nyandiwa TTC are Boup Open Tournament champs, retaining their title

Homa Bay Boy Rugby Team after receiving the winning trophy in the Buop Tournament.

Homa Bay Boy Rugby Team after receiving the winning trophy in the Buop Tournament.

By MN Reporter

Nyandiwa TTC clinched this year’s Buop Open tournament after thrashing Kisumu Day 3-1 in a penalty shootout in the men’s football final to become the first champs to retain the trophy since the tournament began 10 years ago.

The teams went to a barren draw in the,90 minutes of play before taken direct to penalties in a stunning encounter that was played at Homa bay High School grounds over the weekend.

Nyandiwa’s Jack Oure, Brian Miguna and Fredy Ochola ensured their kicks went into the net as Kisumu days Brian Ndegwa, Andrew Ochieng and Castro Otieno both their kicks went wide the net with Felix Otieno nesting the only goal.

In the girls’ soccer, Nyakach girl’s high school which also represented the nation in the East African ball games championship in Eldoret took the top honour when they played the finals against themselves after splitting their teams A and B where team B carried the trophy after beating A 2-0.

In volleyball girls finals Mabera girls who are also the national champions beat Asumbi TTC 3 -0 sets 25-20,25-21,25-22 and in volleyball boys, it was all technician and teacher affairs as Asumbi TTC supplanted Mawego TTI by 3-1 sets 25-19 before Mawego reciprocating 25-20. The third set was tensed however Asumbi showed their mighty by winning the fourth and the fifth sets 25-18, 25-22.

In netball, Nyarach girls from Rongo Sub County beat Kobala 45-30.

In rugby boys Homa bay high school beat Otieno Oyo by 27-15 as Asumbi girls beat Nyakongo 30-12 in rugby girls’ finals.

In handball boys Kanyawanga high school beat Msare boys 24-15 before Nyamanga secondary beat Msare girls 11-8 in the handball finals.

In hockey boys Rongo o club edged out Homa bay boys 3-1 before Asumbi TTC taking the hockey girls trophy.