‘Fatigued’ Kitale RFC eye final upset at MMUST - 9 months ago, 16 Maý 16:52

By: Benson Mbare

Kitale RFC coach Ben Amboko insisted their constant travels for away fixtures has had a detrimental effect on his side ahead of their play-off final against Masinde Muliro University.

Kitale face yet another away trip as they visit Masinde Muliro in Kakamega where the outright Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Nationwide champion will be decided on Saturday.

His fatigued side are underdogs having finished behind their Varsity opponents during the regular season but the tactician believes they can pull an upset.

“Nobody thought Kitale was going to qualify for the Championship league but we made it and I can assure our ‘special’ strategy come Saturday will eventually work in our favour,” a bullish Amboko told Citizen Digital.

Both finalists qualified for the second-tier final last weekend having won their respective regional nationwide semi-final fixtures.

Kitale defeated Swara RFC 12-8 at Impala Club with MMUST seeing off former Kenya Cup side Eldoret RFC 30-5 in Kakamega.

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