Defending champions Kabras Sugar went top of the Kenya Cup with a 29-23 victory over KCB at the KCB Sports Club in the highlight fixture of match day 10 at the KCB Sports Club on Saturday 18 February 2023.
The visitors had the best possible start to the match, taking the lead through Ntabeni Dukisa’s penalty before Jone Kubu took advantage of a Darwin Mukidza error to touch down with Dukisa converting for a 10-0 lead after ten minutes of play.
The hosts were soon down to 14 men after prop forward Oscar Simiyu’s yellow card for the high tackle, and were subsequently punished as two Dukisa penalties took Kabras 16-0 up within 17 minutes of play.
The bankers would compose themselves after Simiyu’s return, first scoring a penalty throough Mukidza’s boot before Samuel Asati touched down with Mukidz converting to make it 16-10 at the break.
Curtis Lilako scored a captain’s try after the restart, Mukidza converting as KCB went ahead for the first time in this game, 17-16 the score.
Mukidza and Dukisa would trade scores as KCB led 20-19.
Another Mukidza penalty put KCB 23-19 ahead before a try from Kubu and Jean Musoga with Kubu converting to seal the win for the champions.