NCPB seek first win as they confront Black Mamba today
BY AGNES MAKHANDIA/ National Cereals and Produce Board’s men’s handball team will be seeking to record their first win of the East and Central Africa Club Championship when they play Black Mamba in one of the two matches lined up at the Nyayo.
NCPB are bottom of the table in the four-team tourney, having lost two of their previous ties against domestic rivals Kenya Defence force 18-26 and champs Rwanda Police 29-32.
NCPB, coached by Paul Podu, will come up against the side which has won a match and lost one although they are tied second on standing with KDF on two points, though the soldiers enjoy a superior goal difference.
Champions Rwanda Police remain unbeaten and are in pole position with four points. NCPB coach Pudo said they will give the clash the seriousness it deserves as they seek to record their first win of the tournament.
Black Mamba succumbed to champions Rwanda Police 40-38 on Wednesday in their second match.