In Summary

  • Butali will then play Kenyatta University (KU) Vultures Saturday at the same venue to complete their weekend outing.
  • Victory in both matches will propel Butali into second place before second-placed Greensharks take on Nakuru Athletic Club on Sunday.
  • Butali beat Sikh Union Nairobi 4-2 last Sunday and will be eying a repeat performance against the students in the 6pm kick-off.
  • For USIU, the game is a must-win as they look to haul themselves up the table.

Third-placed Butali Sugar Warriors will be out to make ground on the leading pack when they take on United States International University of Africa (USIU-A) Friday evening in a Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men’s Premier League match at City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

The Kisumu-based side will then play Kenyatta University (KU) Vultures Saturday at the same venue to complete their weekend outing.

Victory in both matches will propel Butali into second place before second-placed Greensharks take on Nakuru Athletic Club on Sunday.

Butali are on 12 points, a massive 12 points behind runaway leaders Kenya Police, who have however played four more matches.

Butali, who lost the title to Strathmore University Gladiators last season, will fancy their chances against a USIU side that has only won once in four matches.

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Butali beat Sikh Union Nairobi 4-2 last Sunday and will be eying a repeat performance against the students in the 6pm kick-off.

“We have played two matches in the last two weeks and won both. Our performances keep improving with each game and we aim for more of the same against USIU,” Butali coach Godfrey Wakachunga said.

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