Nairobi Water sink NCPB to close in on title

Nairobi Water's Melvin Akinyi vies with Amazon's Priscila Jebet

Nairobi Water's Melvin Akinyi (left) vies with Amazon's Priscila Jebet during their Kenya Handball Federation National League match at Nyayo National Stadium on October 11, 2021

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Nairobi Water had a slim 16-12 lead at half time in the closely contested match.
  • The national champions will play Kiziguro of Rwanda on Friday in their final match of the round robin competition that ends on Saturday.

Nairobi Water women's team is one win away from retaining the East and Central Africa Handball Federation Clubs Championships (ECAHF) title after defeating arch-rivals National Cereals and Produce Board(NCPB) 28-23 at the Benjamin Mkapa indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Thursday afternoon.

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