Kabras Sugar see off Homeboyz to book KCB in Enterprise Cup final

Kabras Sugar assitant coach Edwin Achayo leads players in celebration. [Washington Onyango,Standard]

Kenya Cup champions Kabras Sugar put up an improved second half performance to thrash Homeboyz 37-11 in the Enterprise Cup semifinal played at the Kakamega Showgrounds on Saturday.

Kabras will now face off against KCB who eliminated Impala 20-18 in the other semifinal played in Nairobi.

Victory saw Kabras Sugar reach their second consecutive Enterprise Cup final.

Ironically, Homeboyz and Kabras were to face-off in the semi-final in 2020 edition of the cup competition but the match was called off due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

In the match, South African fly half Ntabeni Dukisa drilled in three penalties as Kabras narrowly led 9-3 at the break. Brian Ayimba scored Homeboy’s penalty.

The match opened up for the hosts after the restart as Habil Malik landed the first try that Dukisa converted for a 16-3 lead.

Moments later, the visitors got the first try through Keith Wasike for 16-8 score line. Brian Juma’s penalty then helped the side trim the gap to five points.

Kabras would break away after substitute Geoffrey Messo came off the bench scored a try that was converted by Dukisa for a 21-11 lead. Edwin Oyoo and William Opaka crossed over for a 37-11 win.

Kabras will now renew their rivalry with KCB in the finals.

Kabras Sugar: 1.Hillary Mwanjilwa, 2. Eugene Sifuna, 3. Asuman Mugerwa, 4. Hillary Odhiambo 5. David Bunduki 6. Thomas Simiyu 7. Collins Indeche 8. Jeanson Musoga 9. Barry Robinson 10. Ntabeni Dukisa 11. Alfred Orege, 12. Habil Malik 13.Valerian Tendwa, 14. Bede Enonda 15. Rosco Syster