Zetech teach opponents a lesson in weekend sports outings
It was a smashing weekend for the University sports fraternity after collecting points in the weekend games. The men’s basketball side celebrated a narrow win against the Blazers during the KBF playoffs witnessed by basketball lovers in the city,
The first quarter saw the Blazers lead 37-24 causing the Zetech Titans to strategize during half time to ensure they beat their opponents. In the third quarter, the Titans picked up pace, leading by 7 points; by the end of the game, they closed 68-57 with top scorer Deng Garang garnering 25 points for the Titans. In game two, the Titans maintained form and battled to secure a 69-65 victory over the Blazers to secure a spot in the upcoming semi-finals to be held next weekend.
Commenting on the win, team coach Job Munene congratulated the team on their performance noting that they will work on areas of weakness to ensure they are set for tougher games expected during the KBF semis.
On their part, the Zetech ladies basketball team registered mixed results in the KBF games held at the Nyayo national stadium. The Sparks silenced Cooperative University 40-06 in a sterling game held on Saturday. On Sunday, the team succumbed to a narrow 38-40 loss to counterparts USIU during the playoff games on Sunday.
In the football field, the men’s side, Zetech Titans FC, arrested the Green Berets 2-1, in a tough outing played at the Ruiru stadium. The Kenya Prisons team lost to the Titans thanks to Austin Ochieng’s 67th minute goal and mid fielder Paride’s 85th minute goal.
Team Coach Ben Kitolo saluted his team for their focus during the intense game and for applying the right tactics to lock a win. “We are satisfied with this win and will maintain working on our mental strength and technical ability to make sure we excel in upcoming matches.” said Coach Kitolo.
Commenting on the performance, Corporate Affairs Director Moses Maina noted that the teams have improved and are growing every day, displaying the prowess against professional teams in the country. He noted that a recent partnership signing with BrighterMonday and Kenya Footballers Welfare Association is already having impact among the players.