Handball: Masinde Muliro defeat Embakasi Queens to lift Justbemaster title

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) women's handball team defeated Embakasi Queens 10-9 to lift the inaugural Justbemaster handball tournament title at their backyard over the weekend.

To the finals,Embakasi Queens picked a comfortable Sulumeti 21-14 while the hosts registered a 12-4 win over Sulumeti.

The women's category attracted only three teams with the tournament being played in a round robin format.

In the men's category,Technical University of Kenya (TUK) defeated Medi Heal 20-10 in the first semi-final fixture of the day before Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) sweating to beat the hosts,MMUST 13-11 to book a slot in the finals.

The finals encounter was rained off and a new date will be scheduled for TUK and KDF.

Medi Heal to the third place following their narrow 7-6 win over MMUST.

Justbemaster CEO Brian Oduor said the aim of the tournament is to tap talent in all parts of the country adding that action will head to the Coastal region before it comes to Nairobi.

"The tournament was a success and we are targeting young players because our aim is to tap talent and expose them.We are also using this initiative to promote peace especially this electioneering period," said Oduor.

Collated results:

MEN

TUK 23 vs  MMUST 19

Ingotse 18 vs Rangers 32

KDF 30 vs Flickers 10

MMUST 24 vs Ingotse 07

TUK 20 vs Rangers 16

Medi heal 11 vs  KDF 24

WOMEN

Embakasi Queens 11 vs MMUST 17

JUNIOR Girls

Makhukhuni 12 vs Mumias 4

By Rebecca Jebet

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